How To Register A New Tin Number In Uganda? Steps to follow in the entire process? A TIN Number which is known as the Tax Identification Number is a number which is used by Tax Payers when it comes to paying things like government taxes for example motor vehicle registration taxes, insurance taxes, Import and Export taxes, Value Added Taxes (VAT), Company Taxes, Operational Taxes and many others, and is worldwide.
Each country has a Tax body which is known to handle such Tax related things for example the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) for Uganda, the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) for Kenya, the Internal Revenue Services (IRS) for United States and many others, and of which these institutions are set up by the laws of the corresponding governments.
In Uganda, the URA is a government of the republic of Uganda established body which takes on and handles the tax related functions such as tax collections, stamp duty collections and others and is the same organization which is responsible for applications, processing and issuing of the TIN Numbers or the Tax Identification Number. In the few coming lines, you will be able to learn how to go about the whole idea of registering, processing and acquiring your New Tin Number of the new numbered formats for example 1010101010 which did replace the older TIN number series of P-XX-1XX. And which according to the new e-Tax payment services which was adopted by URA recently, every tax payer is required to have the new TIN number and depending on the type of TIN you need to register for example TIN Individual or TIN NON Individual.
URA-TIN Registration Requirements
They include a computer with an internet connection, MS Excel office program installed on your computer, a working email address, a printer and a referee (a person who has an active TIN number of the new type).
TIN Registration Steps
1. Start by downloading DT 1001 Online form for individual or DT-1002 form for Business or company and save it on your computer.
2. Now open MS EXCEL and enable Macros – Check out on How to enable MS Excel Macros. Fill in the forms as required and save the forms in the same format. Now open the URA Portal again and go to register for taxes.
3. Choose the option you want depending on the forms you downloaded for example individual or non individual. Scroll and select new form in the drop down menu list and upload your filled forms. Now download form DT-1001 Manual. Save the downloaded forms. Fill them with same info.
Upon successfully uploading the forms, you will be sent an auto generated email notifying you how your forms have been successfully submitted after which you should visit any nearest URA offices. For example Kampala South located at Old Kampala Mosque, Kampala North located in Bwaise (Mulago Kalerwe Round about and others like the URA Nakawa and hand in your form DT-1001 Manual forms for verification. And once you are verified, you will be issued a New Tin Number and you will be able to pay your taxes easily. In case you have problems, post a comment below and get help.
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