URA launches Mobile buses to enhance connectivity

URA launches Mobile buses to enhance connectivity

Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has launched Mobile buses which are meant to enhance connectivity in between the tax regulatory authority and her clients. The Mobile buses are also meant to educate the public about taxes that relate to them so as to better their performance once it comes to payment of taxes as well as to improve on the company’s…

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TAT orders Game Discount World Uganda to pay UGX 21 billion to URA

TAT orders Game Discount World Uganda to pay UGX 21 billion to URA

Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has been granted the mandate to collect a sum of UGX 21 billion from Game Discount World Uganda by the Tax Appeals Tribunal (TAT). Initially, Game Discount Uganda had filed an application No.25 against URA for having imposed a tax liability on it, in their application before TAT, they challenged the customs post-clearance audit. However, TAT…

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URA Receives Trade Facilitation Boost for Marine and Border Surveillance Operations

URA Receives Trade Facilitation Boost for Marine and Border Surveillance Operations

Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has received patrol items that will boost cross-border trade and improve surveillance on water bodies. These include a two-engine Yamaha Speed Boat, two double cabin motor vehicles, and an x-ray baggage scanner (that is being installed today at Elegu One-Stop Border Post – OSBP) that will enhance the implementation of the Project for Enhancing Trade Facilitation…

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Uganda, E.Africa Secure Border Control Equipment To Facilitate & Boost Trade

Uganda, E.Africa Secure Border Control Equipment To Facilitate & Boost Trade

Uganda alongside the five other East African countries received border patrol equipment from the Japanese government through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). The UGX 1.7 billion worth of equipment aimed to improve border patrol against terrorism was handed over to Commissioner Customs of Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) by the Chief Representative of JICA. “With UGX1.7 Billion in financial support…

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Pallaso Risks losing his “dream car” over failure to Pay taxes as URA puts it on auction

Team good Music artist Pius Mayanya alias Pallaso has cried out to Ugandans after URA put his black range Rover on auction which has been at the offices due to failure to clear the tax man’s bill. Pallaso says he could have paid the taxes if he had been working “I can’t believe URA is auctioning my car for sale.…

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Dicksons Kateshumbwa has Officially resigned from URA

dicksons kateshumbwa

News reaching our news desk this morning shows the Commissioner for Domestic Taxes at Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Dicksons Kateshumbwa has resigned. “I have decided to end my tour of duty ahead of my contractual period with immediate effect. In addition, I have served in the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) for more than 14 years,” Dicksons Kateshumbwa wrote… “I have…

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Jose Chameleone, URA conflict over tax for his new car

Jose Chameleone, URA conflict over tax for his new car. Vocalist Joseph Mayanja moniker Jose Chameleone conflicted with charge implementers from the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) on Sunday evening over cases that he neglected to pay charges for his recently skilled vehicle. The vehicle referred to, a white Toyota V8 land cruiser, as indicated by sources near Chameleone was talented…

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URA issues new tax administration measures amidst COVID-19 crisis

Uganda Revenue Authority URA TIN application

As the whole world is on the panic of the deadly roaming virus – COVID-19 crisis, most of the economies are losing out on the performance rate due to the affected business transactional channels world-wide. In Uganda, the business sector also seriously affected after the government instituted tight measures to curb the spread of coronavirus. URA in recognition of the…

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Doris Akol: “It has been an honor to be your leader”

Doris Akol

Doris Akol: “It has been an honor to be your leader”. Doris has in a passionate message said goodbye to Uganda Revenue Authority staff. However, President Museveni on Sunday evening supplanted Doris Akol as the Uganda Revenue Authority Commissioner General with prompt impact. “By the uprightness of forces allowed to me by the Constitution. I have named John Musinguzi Rujoki…

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Doris Akol sacked, cries out to continue the struggle

Doris Akol

Doris Akol has been fired by the President of the Republic of Uganda His Excellency Yoweri Kaguta Museveni. She was the Commissioner-General of the Uganda Revenue Authority for five solid years and five months. In addition, Mr. John Musinguzi was appointed as the new Commissioner-General for the Uganda Revenue Authority. Therefore Doris Akol wrote the following email to the rest…

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