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LIST: URA Names Top 1,000 Tax Compliant SMEs

Tax collector Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has recognized the top 1,000 tax compliant Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). According to an appreciation statement published in local press, the SMEs have “consistently fulfilled their tax obligations over the last three years”. “They have shown growth in revenue, filed their monthly and annual

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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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URA Closes the Observer News Paper Offices

Tax collecting body the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has closed down offices of independent tri-weekly newspaper The Observer. The offices, the tax body says were closed due to the media house’s noncompliance in paying their taxes. The Tower Post however cannot confirm how much the paper owes in taxes. In a statement released

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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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Fake Cosmetics Hit Ugandan Market; 1,000 Cartons Impounded

Tax collector Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has warned that various fake cosmetics have hit the market. URA assistant commissioner for enforcement Agnes Nabwirwe Waiswa told journalists at URA headquarters in Nakawa-Kampala on Thursday there has been massive smuggling of the cosmetics in the past months.  For example, Nabwire explained, a truck carrying

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