By Xpress Times Uganda
The Tycoon through his Ruparelia Group of Companies has committed assorted services worth UGX30m as gifts to Uganda Revenue Authority-URA to what they have termed as Tax-Payers Appreciation Week.
The week is themed -Every Tax Payer Counts. Nonetheless, URA pointed out Ruparelia group of Companies with an appreciation message.
URA therefore designed a thank you JPG exhibition portal that reads-To our Partner Ruparelia group of Companies for giving back to the taxpayers, an assorted services worth Shs30,000,000 million during the taxpayers appreciation week.-A BIG THANK YOU….
The URA Tax-Payers week is scheduled for 25th-27th this month (September) at the Kololo Independence grounds from 8.00am to 5.00pm every day. Tax payers will through this event be awarded a lot of gifts from the local tax body.
During the two-day long event, the tax payers will also be treated to free testing and counselling, plus vaccination services for ailments like Cancer, Hepatitis B, HIV/Aids, Optical services, Sickle Cell among others. Recently Ruparelia Group subsidiary, Meera Investments Limited, was this year awarded as top on the list of 25 compliant companies that were ranked best by the Tax collectors in paying rental income tax in the financial year 2018/19 that saw the Authority beat the target by Shs258.89 billion to collect a total of Shs16.6 trillion in taxes to government.
According to URA website, Meera Investments embraces effective and efficient solutions in all aspects of property development from design to finish, achieving maximum usage and productivity, which makes it the biggest landlord and the leading property developer.