|Born||1961 (age 52–53)
|Education||Bachelor of Science in Psychology (BSc)
Masters of Public Administration(MPA)
University of Liverpool
|Years active||1985 — present|
|Known for||Administrative Skills, Integrity|
Uganda Revenue Authority
Allen Kagina studied at Gayaza High School, a prestigious, private, boarding, all-girl middle and high school. She holds the degree of Bachelor of Science in Psychology (BSc), obtained from Makerere University, Uganda's oldest and largest public university. She also holds the degree of Masters in Public Administration (MPA), obtained from the University of Liverpool in the United Kingdom.
Allen Kagina started her career in 1985, as a Teaching Assistant, at Makerere University. She later moved to the Office of the President. In 1992, she joined the Uganda Revenue Authority as a Senior Principal Revenue Officer, serving in that capacity until 1998. In 2000, she was promoted to the rank of Deputy Commissioner for Customs at URA, serving in that capacity until 2001. She was appointed Commissioner General of URA in 2004. She is credited with improving the financial performance at URA. She was awarded the Corporate Leadership Award in February 2006, by Destiny Consult, an industry group, for turning around the performance of the tax body since her appointment to head the organization in 2004. In October 2010 her contract was renewed for another three years. Her monthly salary was reported to amount to UGX:28 million (approximately: US$11,250).
Allen Kagina is married. Together with her husband, they are the parents of three children. She is a born-again Christian.
Succession table as Commissioner General of Uganda Revenue Authority
2001 - 2004
|Commissioner General of Uganda Revenue Authority
2004 - 2014
2014 - present
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- Nakaweesi, Dorothy (29 June 2010). "Allen The Tax Collector And Mother". Daily Monitor. Retrieved 13 May 2014.
- David Mugabe, and Mark Owor (15 July 2010). "Kagina Set to Stay at Helm of Revenue Body". New Vision. Retrieved 13 May 2014.
- Olaki, Emmy (8 February 2006). "Kagina Gets Leadership Award". New Vision. Retrieved 13 May 2014.
- Among, Barbara (22 May 2011). "Auditor General Gets Sh36 Million Salary". New Vision. Retrieved 13 May 2014.