The Minister for Finance and Economic Development, Matia Kasaijja, has appealed to the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) to devise effective tax collection strategies to bolster the country’s economy.
His primary aim is to reduce the nation’s dependence on debt, a situation that has become increasingly humiliating for both him and the nation.
During his address at the launch of the authority’s five-year digital transformation strategy, covering the period from 2023 to 2028, Kasaijja emphasized the need to overhaul the current tax collection system.
He expressed his growing exhaustion of having to seek loans and urged immediate collaboration with the tax authority to address this issue.
Kasaijja highlighted that he, as an experienced leader, is no longer willing to bear the burden of seeking loans. Hon. Kasaija speaking…
Mr. John Musinguzi, the URA Commissioner General, emphasized the importance of modernizing the authority’s systems to enhance efficiency in revenue collection. Mr. Musinguzi speaking….
Musinguzi explained that they have digitized all processes, starting from taxpayer registration, with the aim of expanding the tax base across all sectors. END.