Economy

Gov’t drops Social media tax

In July 2019, URA reported a collection of only Shs 49.5 billion out of the targeted Shs 284 billion from OTT as more Ugandans opted to use virtual private networks (VPNs) to access social media sites without paying the daily Shs 200 for the tax.

URA insists on re-verification of Bobi Wine’s car

“An inquiry has been conducted into the circumstances under which motor vehicle Toyota Land Cruiser Registration Number UBJ 667F was declared to customs vide reference UGCWH C54 dated January 12, 2021, was cleared and subsequently registered,” reads a letter signed by URA Commissioner for Customs, Abel Kagumire.