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URA surpass FY2022/23 revenue target

The target for revenue collection in the fiscal year 2023/24 has been set at Shs29trillion Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Uganda Revenue Authority has reported Shs57bn as surplus revenue collected for the FY2022/2023, registering a big achievement given the recent years’ mixed performance that was dented by COVID-19 lockdowns and …

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Football fraternity mourns URA fc coach Sam Timbe

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Football fraternity is mourning following the death of Uganda Revenue Authority -URA FC Head Coach Sam Timbe. URA FC announced Timbe’s death on their social media pages yesterday afternoon. He was earlier reported ill and had been admitted to St Catherine Hospital from where …

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URA’s Musinguzi recognized

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Revenue Authority’s Commissioner General, John Rujoki Musinguzi, has been awarded the prestigious ‘Always Be Tolerant Organization’ (ABETO) Africa Award, a coveted recognition accorded to people who greatly impact their countries. The founder of ABETO, Moses Musana commended Musinguzi for greatly changing the trends …

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Legislators probe recruitment discrepancies in URA top positions

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Public Accounts Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities, and State Enterprises (PAC – COSASE) has resolved to investigate recruitment irregularities in the top positions at the Uganda Revenue Authority. Concerns over the lack of national character in the senior positions at the tax body came …

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COSASE tasks URA on Shs60 billion failed procurements

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has come under intense scrutiny from the lawmakers on the Parliament’s Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities, and State Enterprises (COSASE) for its failure to utilise Shs60 billion as planned. The demand for answers arose during the ongoing probe into …

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COSASE turns away URA officials over inconsistency

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Revenue Authority top officials were on Wednesday dismissed from a meeting with the Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities, and State Enterprises (COSASE) over inconsistent responses to queries. They were asked to return today. Led by Commissioner General, John Musinguzi Rujoki, the URA officials …

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URA to collect UGX 2 trillion to hit target

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Revenue Authority-URA is expected to collect 2 trillion Shillings in the next six days to hit the annual target. This was revealed by Ibrahim Bbosa, the URA Assistant Commissioner for Communication and Corporate Affairs. In this financial year, URA’s target was 25.5 Trillion …

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Kasese traders ask URA to intensify tax education

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Business community in Kasese District has asked Uganda Revenue Authority-URA to create adequate awareness to enhance tax compliance. They say that there has been a huge gap in communication and information dissemination and if not addressed it will be difficult for the tax body …

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