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Uganda - Registrater for PAYE Tax

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Procedure[edit]

  1. Employers simply visit one of the URA offices or URA website https://www.ura.go.ug
  2. fill PAYE return forms which are used to remit the PAYE tax for employees every month.



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Required Documents[edit]

List down the documents required for successfully completing the procedure.

e.g.
1. Proof of child birth from the Hospital.



Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Uganda Revenue Authority
P.O. Box 7279 Kampala, Uganda
Telephone: (0417)442-054, 442-055, 443-150
Email: info@ura.uo.ug
URA TOLL FREE HELPLINE: 0800 117 000



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Eligibility[edit]

All employers of private and government institution.



Fees[edit]

free of charge



Validity[edit]

One year



Documents to Use[edit]

DT-1001-TIN individual registration form
https://www.ura.go.ug/manageManualForm.do?dispatch=openFile&formId=16



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Sample Documents[edit]

https://www.ura.go.ug/manageManualForm.do?dispatch=openFile&formId=60



Processing Time[edit]

One day



Related Videos[edit]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kxvkTQ0KA2U



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Instructions[edit]

The employer must register for PAYE, as well as be familiar with the rules relating to the filing of PAYE returns and how PAYE is calculated.The registration to get a PAYE file number generally involves a few minutes



Required Information[edit]

  • Name of Taxpayer
  • Taxpayer Identification Number
  • Business Name or Trade Name of Taxpayer
  • Status
  • Bank Details
  • Name of Bank
  • Bank branch
  • Account Number (only UGX Accounts)
  • Type of Employment
  • Total Income Chargeable Income Total Tax Payable
  • Details of Salary paid and PAYE deducted from Employees



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Need for the Document[edit]

Pay As you Earn (PAYE) is a tax that is directly pegged onto ones income.Every employer is required to deduct monthly taxes from liable employees salary payments and any other employment benefits whether monetary or in kind.



Information which might help[edit]

http://www.gtuganda.co.ug/docs/Doing_Business_in_Uganda_Taxation.pdf



Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

Please explain what are other uses of obtaining this document/certificate.
e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.



External Links[edit]

East Africa
https://www.pwc.com/en_RW/rw/pdf/east-african-tax-guide-2011-2012.pdf

U.K
http://www.ugandanconventionuk.org/about-uganda/investment-information/business-registration-procedures/businesstax-registration/



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Others[edit]

http://allafrica.com/stories/201211191308.html