Ura News

Tullow free to exit after concluding tax talks

The company agreed to pay $167m in capital gains tax to Uganda Revenue Authority (Ura), clearing a hurdle that government had erected for consent to its exit plans.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Feb 20, 2019

TAX DISPUTE: URA closes Observer

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Revenue Authority-Ura has sealed off the offices of The Observer at Tagore Crescent in Kamwokya Kampala for reported non-tax compliance.

The Independent , Uganda Feb 20, 2019

State House arrests two URA officials over Shs 45m bribe

The State House Anti-corruption unit arrested two Jinja based Uganda Revenue Authority (Ura) officers on suspicion of soliciting and receiving a bribe.

The Observer , Uganda Feb 20, 2019

Premier League: Ndejje, Onduparaka win as Villa hold BUL

Three vital points for the Caterpillars, who leapfrog Ura FC into 5th place.

New Vision , Uganda Feb 20, 2019

URA closes Observer newspaper over Shs2.9b tax

Uganda Revenue Authority (Ura) has closed The Observer newspaper over what officials say is Shs2.9b unpaid tax.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Feb 20, 2019

Statement on URA closure of Observer offices

This afternoon, Uganda Revenue Authority (Ura) sealed off our offices in Kamwokya claiming that we have not met our tax obligations.

The Observer , Uganda Feb 20, 2019

Tullow free to exit Uganda after tax talks conclude

Initially, Ura assessed the tax at $300 million over all of Tullow’s assets valued at $900 million, but the oil firm disagreed that the transaction was taxable.

The East African , Kenya Feb 20, 2019

State House anti-corruption unit arrests two URA officers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The State House Anti-Corruption Unit has picked up two Jinja based Uganda Revenue Authority-Ura officers.

The Independent , Uganda Feb 20, 2019

Two URA staff detained over Shs45m bribe to help businessman

While launching Ura Tower last month, President Museveni warned the tax collectors against engaging in unethical behaviours, saying he will not tolerate officers who lack integrity.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Feb 19, 2019

Tax waivers hurting Uganda economy, says report

Arrears are normally awarded at the order of well-connected politicians and business persons who arm-twist the Uganda Revenue Authority (Ura) to bypass procedure.

The East African , Kenya Feb 19, 2019