Twesige said the two were nabbed in a joint force of police and URA officials after they received a tip that they were using police ambulance UP 4908 to carry Caro light and Coco-pulp cosmetics which had been smuggled from the Democratic Republic of Congo into Uganda through the Mpondwe-Lhubiriha border.
According to the income tax (amendment) bill 2019, which will come into effect on July 1, 2019, a company earning rental income from more than one property, will be required to account for their income and expenses separately.
The consolidators use the approach to lower freight rates for such importers who can’t afford to pay a full container on their own. But the URA commissioner for customs Dicksons Kateshumbwa says that the customs department has endured perennial challenges related to importation and clearance of consolidated imported cargo into Uganda.
The laboratory located in Boma, Fort Portal Municipality will be used for testing road materials that include soils, gravel, bitumen, and rocks. It is being constructed under the Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development USMID at a tune of 86 million shillings.
The budget committee observed that the ministry intends to put in place a system that will be synchronized with the driving permits, vehicle registration and the newly installed street cameras to enhance both safety and security on the road.
Although the parties in the suit agreed on some legal matters in the case during conferencing before the Constitutional Court Registrar, Sarah Langa in November 2018, the matter hasnt been fixed for hearing.
Over 30 cases of number plate thefts were reported in Kabarole district alone in a space of two months. But similar cases have also been reported from Bundibugyo, Bunyangabu, Kamwenge, Kyegegwa, Kyenjojo and Ntoroko districts.
During a stakeholder meeting that was organised by URA at Mountains of the Moon Hotel in Fort Portal on Thursday, business operators said the body does not inform them about updated electronic systems, how the taxes paid are used, among other issues.