The government announced more than 1 trillion Shillings in stimulus cash in addition to other fiscal measures like tax waivers and suspensions to the private sector in June 2020. It also directed commercial banks to suspend demand for loan repayments by the private sector in a raft of measures aimed at cushioning them against the effects of COVID-19.
The URA Enforcement team has been tracking suspects for some weeks following information that some products had stamps which were not readable by the machines. The alerts on the prevalence of fake digital tax stamps were mainly concentrated in Southwestern Uganda with Star Waragi being the most pointed out brand.
The accident happened on Friday at 12 pm when a fuel truck that was heading to Kasese district had a head-on collision with a Canter vehicle that was carrying bananas at Kasunganyanja trading centre in Kibiito Sub County, Bunyangabu district.
Craft Villages across the city remain abandoned with little or no customers at all. They are filled with baskets, mats, fabrics, carvings, shoes, bracelets, beads, earrings, bangles, batiks and paintings, hand made drums, musical instruments, among other items, which used to attract the attention of tourists as they sought souvenirs and gifts upon visiting Uganda.
According to the Uganda Revenue Authority-URA, 190 buses were imported from different countries, mainly China and Kenya, compared to 310 units in 2019 and 426 in 2018. However, there was no corresponding decline in taxes from the imports.
The Airline carried 77,355 passengers for the year ended June 2020, registering a shortfall of 10 per cent from its target of 85,760 passengers. This also meant that predicted income of 31.5 billion Shillings was not attained, and instead, the airline generated 25.2 billion Shillings. However, the airline made an additional 14.8 billion Shillings from 26,394 passengers at the end of December 2020.