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11:50
11:50

Committee Rejects Proposal Requiring Landlords to File Separate Returns for Properties rental tax 1 Top story

In its report to parliament, the Committee notes that even when the government proposal is intended to streamline the collection of rental tax and reduce revenue loss to government, it will increase the compliance burden on the property owners.
07:04
07:04

MPs Want Amendment of Income Tax Act to Exempt Tax on Agricultural Supplies 1 2

Government in the current financial year imposed a withholding tax of 1 percent tax on a person who makes a gross payment for agricultural supplies in excess of 1 million shillings. The tax is imposed on the gross amount of the payment.
16:50
16:50

URA Names 817 Companies Declaring Losses new taxes 1 2 Top story

The Ntenjeru North MP, Amos Lugoloobi said there is need to strengthen the tax body to do thorough audits to ascertain whether the exemptions are genuine instead of taxing losses.
19:54
19:54

Gov’t Proposal to Write Off UGX 426Bn Tax Arrears Raises Queries finance ministry 4 1

Officials from the Finance Ministry on Wednesday failed to convince Members of Parliament sitting on the Finance Committee about a proposal for government to write off tax arrears amounting to Shillings 426 billion.
17:09
17:09

Finance Ministry Fails to Justify UGX1.1 Trillion Supplementary Expenditure 1 3 Top story

Mugambe appeared before the Budget Committee together with the State Minister for Planning David Bahati to present expenditure for the spent money and seek parliament’s approval.
13:48
13:48

Govt Seeks Supplementary Budget to Fund Uganda Airlines 1 2 Top story

It covers 280 billion Shillings to secure delivery of two Bombardier planes from Canada, 380 billion Shillings to cater for classified expenditures under the ministry of Defence and three billion Shillings to compensate for Buganda Kingdom land. The government also requires an additional 10.3 billion Shillings to purchase Okello House and 10.8 billion Shillings for construction of a Centre of Excellence in Pediatric Surgery in Entebbe and others.
18:29
18:29

MPs Renew Calls for Ban on Imported Rice ministry of trade 4 1

Members of Parliament have renewed a demand for government to ban the importation of Rice in order to protect local industries and farmers.
15:23
15:23

Stanbic, Buganda Land Board Partner to Fund Land Title Acquisition stanbic bank 1 3

Dubbed Kyapa Loans the funding is aimed at simplifying land title acquisition by tenants whose land has already been surveyed by the Buganda Land Board but lacked the resources to pay for land titles. This is according to Stanbic Chief Executive, Patrick Mweheire.
15:28
15:28

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Arrives in Uganda

Modi is expected to sign several Memoranda of Understanding with Ugandas officials in different sectors before heading to Kololo Airstrip to meet the Indian Community in Uganda.
16:24
16:24

Auditor General Reveals Financial Losses in Latest Report audit report 1

The Auditor General John Muwanga has today released a new report revealing a development of financial indiscipline in government ministries and departments leading to loss of billions of shillings.
07:55
07:55

Lack of Career Guidance Blamed for Youth Unemployment 2 1

Former Finance minister Maria Kiwanuka has attributed the high rate of youth unemployment to the deteriorating provision of career guidance in schools.
11:12
11:12

Centenary Park Evictees Ponder Next Move government projects 1 2

Their predicament started with the demolition of Nyama Choma Place, Blue Bar, Best Chinese Restaurant and Indian Restaurant at the park on Monday, to pave for the construction of a booster pumping station by National Water and Sewerage Corporation-NWSC.
18:09
18:09

Pictorial: Demolition of Illegal Structures at Centenary Park business

National Water and Sewerage Corporation-NWSC today embarked on the demolition of illegal structures at Centenary Park in Kampala.
12:40
12:40

Demolitions Underway at Centenary Park godfrey nyakaana 1 2

Tenants at the park are racing against time to clear properties from the structures in the presence of a team of police personnel and SOGEA contractors, the company implementing the project on behalf of National Water.
18:35
18:35

MPs Task Nalongo Estates to Explain Existence at Centenary Park 1 1

Sarah Nyakana Kizito, the proprietor of Nalongo Estates Ltd struggled to convince parliaments Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authority and State Enterprise COSASE over her continued stay at Centenary Park with an expired lease.
20:37
20:37

Parliament Adopts Oil Handshake Cash Refund Report 6 billion shillings 1 3

The decision was made despite efforts by the deputy Attorney General Mwesigwa Rukutana to challenge the recommendation for officials to refund the money saying that it was contradicting another committee recommendation for the Inspector General of Government IGG to institute an investigation.
17:26
17:26

Oil Cash Beneficiaries to Refund Money 6 billion shillings 1 Top story

The notable beneficiaries of the six billion shillings, dubbed a presidential handshake, include Doris Akol, the Uganda Revenue Authority URA Commissioner General, Uganda National Roads Authority UNRA Executive Director, Allen Kagina and Kampala Capital City Authority KCCA Executive Director, Jennifer Musisi among others. The list also has former Attorney General Fred Ruhindi, State Attorney George Kalemera, Solicitor General Francis Atooke and the Secretary to Treasury, Keith Muhakanizi. These are part of the 42 public officers who received the money for their role in the 400-million-dollar Heritage Oil arbitration case which Uganda won.
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19:22

How 2017/2018 Budget Will Be Financed taxes 3 1 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.
17:26
17:26

URA Launches Card Swiping Payment System online tax payment 1 4

Uganda Revenue Authority URA has today launched an online tax payment method powered by Visa Cards and MasterCard. Some of the already existing revenue payment modes in URA are by Cash, Cheque, Swift, Electronic Funds Transfer EFT, Payway, Mobile Money and Real Time Gross Settlement RTGS transfer.
12:00
12:00

DFCU Takes Over Crane Bank tumusiime mutebile 2 2

Bank of Uganda Governor Emmanuel Mutebile told journalists in Kampala this morning that the central bank has transferred all Crane Banks assets and liabilities to DFCU bank adding that all customers and depositors of Crane Bank shall now have their accounts operated by DFCU Bank.
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