URA in drive to handhold Kikuubo traders towards business formalization

In a move to further extend tax services closer to the business community, Uganda Revenue Authority has set up a mobile tax hub in Kikuubo to last 15 days from 2nd November 2021. Working in tandem with the trading community leadership, URA officials are carrying out door-to-door sensitization engagements with traders, equipping them with knowledge about their rights and obligations as taxpayers, free tax advisory and hands-on support services on any tax-related challenges. The officials are also registering businesses for tax purposes.

The exercise of registration is being handled in conjunction with Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) and Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB) under the Taxpayer Registration Expansion Program (TREP) program. This program aims to help businesses formalize and enjoy the benefits of business formality.

The mobile tax hub in Kikuubo is in response to the traders’ request for more engagement with the Taxman. URA has adopted a listening approach to the concerns of the public and business communities and is responding to their needs dynamically and innovatively to enhance service delivery and to draw more revenue contributors into the taxpayers pool.

URA encourages every Kikuubo trader to take advantage of this exercise to get their tax affairs in order from the comfort of their working spaces. For further information, call our toll-free lines 0800117000/0800217000 or email us at services@ura.go.ug or Whatsapp 0772140000.

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