KAMPALA: The Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has commended Ruparelia Group of Companies for giving back to the taxpayer, assorted services worth Shs30 million during the Taxpayers Appreciation Week planned to take place from September 25-27, 2019 at Kololo Independence.
Ruparelia Group is mainly involved in education, real estate development and management, hotels, resorts, floriculture and broadcasting. Sudhir Ruparelia, the Group’s founder and chairman, is the majority shareholder in the companies that comprise the group.
Some of the companies include: Crane Management Services Limited – Kampala, Dehli Public International School–Naguru, Kampala, Goldstar Insurance Company Limited – Kampala, Kabira Country Club – Bukoto, Kampala, Kampala International School Uganda, Kampala Parents’ School, Kampala Speke Hotel – Kampala, Meera Investments Limited – Kampala, Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort – Munyonyo, Premier Roses Limited – Entebbe and Rosebud Limited – Entebbe.
Other companies under the Ruparelia Group include; Sanyu FM 88.2 – Kampala, Speke Apartments Limited – Kampala, Speke Resort and Conference Center – Munyonyo, Kampala, Tourist Hotel Kampala, Victoria University Uganda , Premier Recruitment Limited,
The group owns commercial and real estate interests in Rwanda, South Sudan, the United Kingdom and the United Arab Emirates.
The companies under Ruparelia Group are one of the top taxpayers in Uganda. For instance, Meera Investments Limited tops the list of 25 compliant companies that were ranked best by the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) in paying rental income tax in the financial year 208/19 that saw the Authority beat the target by Shs258.89 billion to collect a total of Shs16.6 trillion in taxes to government.