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The Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has launched a tax education mobile office aimed at supporting tax education and outreach programmes in support of the national agenda of Domestic Revenue Mobilisation. This project comes shortly after URA revealed a registration of a growth in revenue and tax to GDP ratio, the highest growth registered in the […]

The Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has registered a growth in revenue and tax to GDP ratio, the highest growth registered in the last four years according to the revenue performance report. In the FY 2020/21, URA collected net revenue of UGX 19,263.00 billion and posted growth in revenue of 14.99% in comparison to the FY […]

Following a presidential directive, the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development (MGLSD) on Tuesday briefed the country on the proposal to transfer cash to vulnerable persons. The directive was made on June 18, as President Yoweri Museveni addressed the nation on COVID-19. The beneficiaries are those dwelling in urban areas who depend on daily […]

Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has issued a public notice that informs about the institution’s continual of operations even amidst this lockdown which has sunk down most of the sectors. This will be made possible with a number of measures that URA has put in place which aim at aiding taxpayers and facilitating trade during this […]

The Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has come out and watered down all circulations around the tax treatment of oxygen gas cylinders in media to be false saying that the cylinders in question are tax exempted. This clarification was made in a press release dated June 21 by the Acting Assistant Commissioner, Public and Corporate Affairs […]

In the Presidential address delivered on Friday this week, President Yoweri Museveni among other issues noted that the severely and critically ill COVID-19 patients have more than doubled straining the available oxygen supply. Current national daily oxygen consumption stands at 3,000 cylinders per day, where each cylinder is 6,800 litres. It is thus against this reasoning that […]

The Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has made fresh adjustments in the web-based Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) application form making the whole process easier to work on. These changes, URA has executed, in a bid to improve the experience of their clients and attend to the changes in the tax regime, technology and the business environment. […]

In 2019, President Yoweri K. Museveni warned the then minister for Local Government, Tom Butime, against creation of too many municipalities and town councils for they would put strains on the government’s treasury. Subsequently in April this year, the minister of Local Government, Raphael Magyezi, said that the government indefinitely suspended the creation of new […]

The ministry of ICT and National Guidance has promised a continuous support of young innovators across the country in a bid to create more jobs and import substitution. This was revealed by the minister of ICT and National Guidance, Judith Nalule Nabakooba on Tuesday as she delivered a report on the implementation of the manifesto […]

Clearing and Forwarding firm, Multiple ICD Ltd has been ordered to pay UGX 2.8 Bn Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) after losing an application challenging the Value Added Tax (VAT) assessment for leasing of machinery. Multiple ICD instituted an Application against URA in the Tax Appeals Tribunal seeking review of URA’s decision to issue an assessment […]