URA says that first, their duty is to remind or sensitise taxpayers of their obligations before they launch other enforcement measures. Offences related to this practice cost the government Ushs 10-15 billion per year, while motorcycles lead to a loss of about Ushs 7billion.
According to the Ministry, the reduction is majorly due to failure by Government to realize domestic revenue to support the budget due to the COVID-19 and its effects, but also a U-turn from the loans and grants coming from external sources.
Allan Ssempebwa, the UNRA Spokesperson says that valuation is being conducted by the road acquisition team. He says that the team will ensure that all residents who will be affected by the works will be compensated before the construction work starts.
The guidance first came as a response to the KCCA Market Ordinance in which the Authority sought to regulate both private and public markets. But the Attorney General guided that the authority had no legal mandate over private markets, a decision that triggered questions on the fate of private Markets in Kampala.