• Sun. Jun 26th, 2022

UGANDA, Kampala | Real Muloodi News | Earlier this month, Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) announced new additions to its top leadership. Amoung them is URA’s new Commissioner of Domestic Taxes, CPA Sarah Chelengat Muzungyo, who officially reported to work today.

Muzungyo’s impressive career in tax spans over sixteen years, nine of which were originally in the in URA, and seven in Ernst & Young. Through her experience at both organisations, she has developed a professional profile that permeates all sectors of the economy.

Her first tour of duty at the URA spanned nine years, between September 1998 and December 2007. During that time she worked as a Senior Tax Auditor.

While in Tax Audits at the URA, Muzungyo was lead auditor in comprehensive tax audits both in large taxpayers and medium tax offices. She was also involved in Projects, and was part of the initial team that started the Presumptive Tax in Uganda as a pilot project. In addtion, Muzungyo was part of the audit team that audited the Top 20 IMF Tax Payers, and was a member of the objections and appeals committee.

Muzungyo went on to hold the position of Senior Tax Manager at Ernst and Young Eastern Africa (Uganda) since January 2008.

Sarah Chelengat Muzungyo has amassed experience in tax advisory, group restructuring, tax due diligences, transfer pricing, human capital and tax compliance assignments covering various industry sectors from her time at Uganda Revenue Authority and Ernst & Young.

Outside of this, since August 2011 Muzungyo has been a tax tutor, CPA Programmes at Management Training and Accountancy College (MAT). She lectures both taxation papers of CPA Uganda exams – Advanced Tax and Taxation. Muzungyo also lectures paper 18 – Integration of Knowledge.

Muzungyo holds a Bachelor’s Degree (Hons) in Business Administration (Accounting) from Makerere University, CPA and Post Graduate Diploma in Taxation, Tax Laws. She also holds a post graduate diploma in International Tax (ADIT) from Chartered Institute of Taxation, UK.

There is little doubt from her stellar career history that the appointment of Sarah Chelengat Muzungyo as URA’s new Commissioner of Domestic Taxes will contribute greatly to tax administration in Uganda.

Other new additions to URA’s top leadership that commenced work today include:

  • Denis Kugonza Kateeba, Commissioner Tax Investigations
  • Robert Mutebi, Commissioner Information Technology and Innovation
  • Allen Nassanga, Assistant Commissioner IT
  • Ibrahim Bbossa Kibuuka, Assistant Commissioner Public and Corporate Affairs

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