By Namugerwa Martha

Uganda revenue authority (URA) has appreciated the top 20 tax paying educational institutions in Uganda where Makerere University Council topped the list.

Through URA’s twitter handle Doris Akol the executive director of URA thanked and appreciated the educational institutions which have collaborated with them in paying their taxes in the last financial year 2016\17.

Akol said that those educational institutions play a very big role in the economic development and social transformation in the society.

“You play a key role in the development of human resources which is catalyst for economic development,” Akol said.

The list of the top 20 tax paying educational institutions below:

  1. Makerere University Council
  2. International School of Uganda Limited
  3. Kyambogo University
  4. Uganda Christian University
  5. Rainbow International School (2003) Limited
  6. Cavendish University Uganda Limited
  7. Gems Education Uganda Limited
  8. Uganda Management Institute
  9. Kampala International School Uganda Limited
  10. Islamic University in Uganda
  11. Greenhill Holdings Limited
  12. Makerere University Business School
  13. Mbarara University of Science and Technology
  14. Nkumba University
  15. Uganda Martyrs University
  16. Ambrosoli Limited
  17. Agakhan Education Service Limited
  18. National Curriculum Development Centre
  19. Law Development Center
  20. Bishop Stuart University Mbarara (U) Ltd