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Parliamentary Committee on Finance

Members of parliament oppose new taxes introduced by government

Members of parliament oppose new taxes introduced by government

Members of Parliament on the finance committee have opposed government’s proposal to tax Saccos and individuals engaged in agriculture. The proposals that also include a ban on importation of vehicles older than eight years are contained in tax bills for the financial year 2018/2019. The eight tax bills, which are being considered by the Parliament […]

Anite says investment brokers want to bribe her

Anite says investment brokers want to bribe her

The Minister of State for Investment and Privatization, Evelyn Anite, has revealed that investment brokers are approaching her almost on daily basis to bribe her not to expose investors to information that they are entitled to free land. She disclosed this while appearing before the Parliamentary Committee on Finance to defend the investment code bill […]

Maria Kiwanuka fails to appear before Parliamentary Committee on Finance

The parliamentary finance committee has criticized the Minister of Finance for failing to honor the committee’s invite to appear before the MPs. Maria Kiwanuka had been invited to explain to the MPs the current state of the economy but did not turn up. Committee chairperson, Frank Tumwebaze says the minister’s actions were not called for […]

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