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No tax relief for retrenched workers

URA’s legal win means benefits will be subjected to PAYE Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | It is now official that workers who will be paid benefits as a result of retrenchment will be subjected to Pay as You Earn tax – which is 30% of the total earnings. This …

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URA appoints new customs boss

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT  The Uganda Revenue Authority-URA board has appointed new commissioners to replace those fired in May 2020. The appointments made after the August 26, 2020 sitting saw Abel Kagumire appointed as the commissioner customs. Kagumire had been acting in the position since early this year. Richard Kariisa  has …

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URA registers UGX 179b surplus for July collections

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT  Uganda Revenue Authority – URA registered a surplus in tax collections for July 2020 after some people and corporations that had suspended payments during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown paid up. URA collected 1.2 trillion Shillings in July 2020 against a target of 1.02 trillion Shillings – …

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Ugandans buy record motorcycles in 2019

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Ugandans registered the highest number of new motorcycles in the year that ended June 2019 in what could be an indicator a larger number of people are entering the Boda Boda industry. According to figures published by the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA), Ugandans registered 103, …

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Chameleone, URA agree to settle case out of court

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Revenue Authority-URA and musician Joseph Mayanja aka Chameleone have agreed to settle the 77 million shillings tax evasion case outside court. The decision was announced on Thursday by the State Attorney Hilda Bakanansa. Mayanja was expected to take a plea to charges related …

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Court declares tax appeal deposits unconstitutional

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Taxpayers disputing assessments by Uganda Revenue Authority will no longer be required to deposit 30 percent of the amount in dispute before launching a challenge at the Tax Appeals Tribunal (TAT). Section 15 of the Tax Appeals Tribunal Act requires a company or any taxpayer …

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