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Members of parliament ask funeral rites allowance, housing allowances and special allowances

Members of parliament ask funeral rites allowance,  housing allowances and special allowances

Members of parliament are demanding unbearable allowances that would stretch parliament into financial crisis on top of  quick request for provision of vehicles. Members  of parliament demand for funeral rites allowance to cater for their constituencies, housing allowances and special allowances given to MPs as soon as they are sworn in. The member of parliament for […]

Tax exemption on allowances should be extended to all civil servants – Nambooze

Tax exemption on allowances should be extended to all civil servants – Nambooze

The member of parliament Mukono Municipality MP Betty Nambooze Bakireke wants the Income Tax Bill Amendment Bill 2015 recalled from the president for debate because there were no thorough consultations from the constituencies they represent. In her letter written dated 28th to the Legal and legislative services of Parliament she seeks for guidance on the procedure […]

Members of Parliament stress need for tax exemption on allowances

Members of Parliament stress need for tax exemption on allowances

Some members of parliament say attempts by the Ministry of Finance Permanent Secretary Keith Muhakanizi to communicate the government position on MPs’ tax exemption as negative are false because the NRM MPs agreed on that matter while at Kyankwanzi retreat. The MPs have also threatened that if the president does not assent to the tax income […]

Parliamentary commission seeks to offer lunch and tea allowance to MPs

Parliamentary commission seeks to offer lunch and tea allowance to MPs

The parliamentary commission is seeking for funds to give each Member of Parliament 2 million shillings for tea and lunch, though the commission officials while appearing before the committee failed to explain a proposed plan by the commission to give Members of Parliament tea and lunch of 2 million shillings per month. The commission appeared […]

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