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Abolishing OTT Tax: URA Asks Government to Levy Taxes on More Data Services

Tax collecting body Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has asked government to scrap off social media tax also known as Over the Top Tax, The Tower Post reports. The request was made on Tuesday morning by URA Commissioner General Doris Akol while appearing before the Parliamentary committee on Finance. OTT tax was proposed

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URA Commissioner General Doris Akol

URA Tax Payers’ Appreciation Month to Focus on SMEs

Tax collector Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) will focus on small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in this year’s Tax Payers Appreciation Month (TPAM), commissioner General Doris Akol has said. Addressing reporters during TPAM's press launch at URA headquarters in Nakawa, Kampala, Akol explained the importance of SMEs to Uganda's economy. "They employ the

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PHOTOS: URA Impounds Smuggled Fake Cosmetics

The Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) enforcement team has Tuesday impounded cosmetics smuggled from the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo. The cosmetics had been stuffed into the car, a Premio Registration Number  UAZ 919E. URA have also netted the owner of the contraband, identified as Wilfred Mugisha, a resident of Kasese Town. The interception

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