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URA cleared more trucks through Busia last year

Busia, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Over 100,000 more trucks with goods crossed into Uganda through the Busia One-Stop Border post last year compared to the previous year, Uganda Revenue Authority-URA has revealed.  According to URA, over 416,160 trucks crossed into Uganda through Busia in 2020 compared to 315,360 trucks in …

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Kyagulanyi petitions court over vehicle recall by URA

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Kyadondo East Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu has petitioned the High Court in Kampala challenging the decision by the Uganda Revenue Authority to recall his vehicle for a verification process. Through his lawyers; Wameli and Company Advocates, Kyagulanyi says that he has been targeted …

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Kyagulanyi’s “armoured” vehicle was under-declared- URA

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Uganda Revenue Authority-URA has said that the motor vehicle that was reportedly donated to NUP President Robert Kyagulanyi was cleared in error. Last week, Kyagulanyi told his supporters that the car, a Toyota Land Cruiser V8 was acquired by local and foreign-based supporters after …

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IGG: Kyagulanyi must declare bulletproof car by March 31

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspectorate of Government is waiting for National Unity Platform (NUP) president Robert Kyagulanyi to update the anti-corruption body on his wealth since information circulated that he had got a donation of an armored (bullet-proof) car. The Leadership Code Act 2002 of Uganda, compels all …

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Four arrested and goods impounded with counterfeit digital tax stamps

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Unscrupulous business people are counterfeiting the digital tax stamp, one of the measures launched by the government to crackdown on smugglers and frauds of fast-selling imported and local products. The stamp is an electronic machine-readable mark stamped on the targeted product to authenticate their origin, …

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Bus imports decline amid bid for local production

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There was a notable decline in the importation of buses by Ugandans over the last two years. According to the Uganda Revenue Authority-URA, 190 buses were imported from different countries mainly China and Kenya, compared to 310 units in 2019 and 426 in 2018. However, …

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Private sector accuse politicians of fighting taxation sector

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Politicians are stifling the growth of tax revenues by encouraging their constituents to engage in activities that amount to tax evasion. This is according to the Uganda Revenue Authority. This has made it difficult for the government through URA to increase the tax revenues to …

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