How To Create Your URA Taxpayer Account
A URA Account is mandatory for all Tax payers in Uganda since the same account is one which serves more than a single purpose when it comes to issues related to taxes as per the laws of Uganda. And unlike in the past when things were done the manual way without such a need, currently things changed after the establishment of the e-Tax feature where by unless otherwise, all tax payers are required by laws to have their accounts with URA. A Tax payer account serves functions like Motor Vehicle registration/validation/transfer, registering taxable payments, filing returns, stamp duty taxes and very many others as per ones requirements and or obligations and below are the step by step procedures for creating your account with URA.
1. The first thing you should have before all is an active TIN number and which is gotten free of charge at any URA office after applying for it. Check how to get a TIN number here.
2. With your TIN number at hand, visit the URA website and click on Create an Account.
3. Fill in your TIN Number, select Form for in the drop down menu for example TIN Individual or TIN Non-Individual, enter the registration effective date (the effective date is located on your TIN number certificate and too in the email message you got confirming your TIN registration), enter the pass code (you can request one if you don’t have yours yet still on the same page using the Request pass code link) and click on submit.
4. Upon submitting, you will receive an email message on your TIN registered email address confirming receipt of your Account application and upon review by the URA staff, you will get another email within a few days with details like your login ID and your Password which you will be using from time to time to log in to your URA account.
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