Uganda Revenue Authority News

Better salaries can fumigate police weevils

Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) got round that temptation to corruption by providing a reasonable salary and other perks to employees.

The Observer , Uganda Jan 16, 2019

Museveni orders UCC to explain MTN licence fees

Mr Museveni wondered why the Finance ministry and Uganda Revenue Authority were not included in determining the final figure.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Jan 15, 2019

Female leaders and 2019 resolutions

By Ian Ortega Doris Akol Commissioner General, Uganda Revenue Authority 2019 will mark Akol’s second term at the helm of the tax collection body.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Jan 12, 2019

Stable DRC good for trade in West Nile, say leaders

In the 2000s, the Uganda Revenue Authority estimated then that there were over 300 illegal entry points between Uganda and the DRC in West Nile alone.

The Independent , Uganda Jan 11, 2019

Shisha free Mbarara: A success story of tobacco control

We are working with Police and Uganda Revenue Authority(URA) to implement the Tobacco Control Law and protect Ugandans,” Baguma explains.

New Vision , Uganda Jan 9, 2019

What lies ahead for the real estate sector

Rental tax Uganda Revenue Authority embarked on an aggressive drive to register legible landlords for Rental Income tax.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Jan 9, 2019

KCCA choking on Shs 65bn debt

According to the newly released auditor general's report for the year ended December 2018, KCCA accumulated domestic arrears to a tune of Shs 43.88 billion as at June 30, 2018 and failed to remit Shs 20.74 billion of Pay as You Earn (PAYE) and Shs 676.6 million in Value Added Tax (VAT) to Uganda Revenue Authority.

The Observer , Uganda Jan 7, 2019

How illicit trade is affecting gold sector

The audit indicates that the Directorate of Geological Surveys and Mines issued gold export permits for only 16.281 kilogrammes, yet records from Uganda Revenue Authority, indicated that 8,691 kilogrammes of gold, valued at $339 million (Shs1.2 trillion) were exported from Uganda in the financial year 2016/17.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Jan 7, 2019

TZ issues permits granting sugar imports from Uganda

In July Tanzania, according to Uganda Revenue Authority blocked 12,000 bags of locally manufactured sugar, which had been exported to the country by Kakira Sugar Works.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Jan 6, 2019

How imported mosquito nets are derailing war against malaria

Women receiving mosquito nets provided by government last year Dr. Atwine told participants that she had written to the commissioner general, Uganda Revenue Authority (URA), Doris Akol, requesting for the ban on non-quality assured malaria rapid diagnostic tests (mRDTs) and non-long lasting insecticidal nets (LLINS).

New Vision , Uganda Jan 5, 2019