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NEW ERA: URA Speaks Out On Resignations, Announces Changes In Top Management

John Rujoki Musinguzi, the new URA Commissioner General has come with massive changes

The Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has revealed that on 28th May, 2020, the URA Board of Directors sat and made recommendations concerning the reorganization and Management of URA.

In a statement dated 30th May, 2020, URA said on the 29th May, 2020, the following Senior Officials chose to resign and the Board has accepted their resignations; Mr. Dicksons Kateshumbwa, Mr. Henry Saka, Mr. Silajji Kanyesigye Baguma and Mr. Samuel Kahima.


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Following the above developments and in line with the URA Leadership Rotational Framework, URA said, the composition of the Heads of Department and the Large Taxpayers Office will be as follows with immediate effect:-

 (i) Mr. Mukiibi Patrick has been transferred from the position of Commissioner Corporate Services to the position of Commissioner Domestic Taxes.

(ii) Mrs. Patience T. Rubagumya remains as Commissioner Legal Services and Board Affairs.

(iii) Mr. Herbert Rusoke remains as Commissioner Internal Audit and Compliance.

(iv) Mr. Abel Kagumire remains as Acting Commissioner Customs.

(v) Mr. Mathew Mugabi has been appointed as Acting Commissioner Tax Investigations.

(vi) Mr. James Kizza has been appointed as Acting Commissioner Corporate Services.

(vii) Mr. John Tinka Katungwesi will be Acting Assistant Commissioner Large Taxpayers Office.

The tax body said other Senior Management positions are not affected by these changes.

“Management wishes to reiterate that Integrity, Patriotism, and Professionalism will define the new era at URA,” URA said.

There are ongoing changes in URA following the appointment of John Rujoki Musinguzi as the new Commissioner General. He officially replaced Doris Akol on April02, 2020.

Taddewo William Senyonyi
William is a seasoned business and finance journalist. He is also an agripreneur and a coffee enthusiast.

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