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20:57
20:57

Parliament Maintains Position on Beer, Wines and Fermented Beverages Tax taxes 1

In his letter, the President appealed to parliament to approve the tax proposals to together with others, saying failure to do so would exacerbate the already precarious situation arising from the poor revenue outlook. Also rejected by Parliament is a proposal to increase excise duty on wines which the President expected to generate 130 million as well as a proposal to introduce excise duty on other fermented beverages including cider, perry, mead, spears and near beer. This was expected to generate 12 billion Shillings.
18:12
18:12

COVID-19 Donations Exempted from Tax as Gov't Tables Amendments to Tax Bills taxes 1

According to Bahati, the proposals in the Bills are to offer tax relief to Ugandans in different economic activities. Under the proposed Income Tax Amendment Bill, the government seeks to provide for the deduction of charitable donations made by persons to the government, to fight against the COVID-I9 pandemic.
15:37
15:37

Luweero Bishop Challenges Gov't On Internet Costs airtel 1 3 Top story

Bishop Kironde says although the new system will eliminate middlemen and cut the costs involved in processing a passport, it may not help people in rural areas because of the high internet costs.
15:50
15:50

URA Boss Quizzed on Taxes Collected from Substandard Goods 1 5

Akol was summoned by Parliaments Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) summoned Akol to explain the process of collecting taxes on goods vis-a-vis the process of verification of standards. This followed Akol a petition by 3,000 traders claiming losses following the destruction of their goods for poor standards even after paying taxes.
10:46
10:46

Tourism Operators Demand Incentives tourism in uganda 5 1

The operators want incentives inform of tax holidays, tax waivers on all imported tourism materials, policies on tourism development loans among others.
17:15
17:15

Luweero District Transfers All Parish Chiefs village

Bernard Okello, the Luweero Human Resource Officer, told URN that the transfers are aimed at reorganizing the staff structure and stopping revenue leakages.
22:43
22:43

NRM Caucus Backs Cabinet Decision on Mobile Money Tax taxes

Members of the NRM Parliamentary Caucus have resolved to back a cabinet decision to revise the 1 percent tax on mobile money withdrawals. They however chose to retain taxes on Over the Top services like Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp.
19:22
19:22

How 2017/2018 Budget Will Be Financed taxes 1 3 Top story

Minister Matia Kasaija says government plans to invest in tax administration measures so as to improve the capacity of Uganda Revenue Authority to implement the current tax laws, and enforce taxpayer compliance.
17:17
17:17

FDC Wants Government to Reduce PAYE pay as you earn

He says the party also thinks that government is deliberately failing the agricultural sector which is the backbone of Uganda by imposing tax on its inputs on top of the meager budget allocation.
11:04
11:04

Opposition Challenges Kiwanuka's Taxes In Alternative Budget unemployment 2

The Shadow Cabinet on Friday tabled the alternative budget for the financial year 2014/2015 appealing to Parliament to oppose the proposed taxes and revenue measures in the government budget.Early June, the Finance Minister Maria Kiwanuka unveiled a 14 trillion shillings budget for 2014/15 with a theme “Maintaining the Momentum: Infrastructure Investment for Growth and Social Economic Transformation”. The approved budget in the 2013/14 financial year was 13.1 trillion shillings.
07:34
07:34

Private Sector Wants Tougher Law On Tax Evasion taxes 2

Gideon Badagawa, the Executive Director of the Private Sector Foundation, is seeking for a legislation to ensure that Ugandans venturing into business register their businesses to avoid tax evasion.
07:37
07:37

New Taxes Push Fuel, Milk, Gas Prices Up 2014/15 budget

Half a litre of Jesa Milk has increased from Shillings 1000 to Shillings 1300 whereas a litre Classic milk has increased from 2000 to 2300 Uganda Shillings. Cooking gas prices have also gone up by 18 percent, after the VAT exemption was also lifted. A Shell Gas quotation now indicates that the 6kg gas cylinder that was previously at 48,000 is now at 59,000 Uganda shillings. The price of the 15kg gas cylinder has also increased from 120,000 to 142,000 Uganda Shillings.
11:10
11:10

NRM: New Taxes Are Necessary nrm caucus 1

The caucus meeting held at parliament and chaired by party chairman President Yoweri Museveni resolved that the new tax that was levied on tourism and the increased tax on water be maintained despite immense public outcry to ensure sustainable development.
05:33
05:33

Rakai Leaders Seize 3 Tonnes Of Smuggled Rice ura 1 1

Dozens of goods consumed in the area are from Tanzania. They include soft drinks like Coca-Cola sodas, soap, rice, sugar and salt. While a plastic Ugandan manufactured Coca-Cola soda is sold at 2000 shillings in Masaka, a Tanzanian made Coca-Cola soda is sold at 1500 shillings in these areas.
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