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Civil Society pins Government on 1% tax on mobile money transactions

We call for amendment of Public Finance Management ACT 2015 to confine supplementary expenditure to the Contingency fund ...
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CSOs present better alternatives to counter proposed 1% tax on mobile money transactions

The proposals will generate UGX 232 bn compared to UGX155 bn Government expects to collect ...
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Financial Year 2018/19 Budget revised to Shs31.87trillion due to omissions

This necessitates the correction of appropriation bill by capturing the corresponding amounts under development, says Bahati ...
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Civil Society ask Govt to cut appetite on luxury expenditure to improve service delivery

If I cant access quality healthcare and I pay an MP UGX20m and you (Govt) refuse to pay a medical ...
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Eastern region leaders, CSOs challenge proposed 1% tax on mobile money transactions

Much as it is intended to generate revenue, this tax is unfair to Ugandans; especially the poor and vulnerable people ...
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Karamoja leaders, CSOs reject proposal for 1% tax on mobile money transaction

The Mobile Money business is not a luxury business. Government should remember that this is an essential service and they ...
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MPs raise 116 signatures against proposed tax on Mobile Money

A cross-section of MPs against the proposed 1% tax on Mobile Money transactions, have raised at least 116 signatures out ...
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Civil Society roll out regional campaigns against 1% tax on mobile money transactions

The Civil Society Organizations campaign against 1 % tax on mobile money transactions which started in Ugandas capital Kampala has ...
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MPs, Civil Society launch campaign against 1% tax on mobile money transaction

This proposed tax is among others going to hurt govts financial inclusion programme and that would amount to wastage of ...
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Civil society actors critical of mobile money tax

The civil society organisations have advised government against taxing mobile money platforms, arguing it will do "more harm than good", ...
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CSOs demand for environment impact assessment on refugee settlement communities

The Budget is inadequate to facilitate the sub sector to achieve its commitment to promote and regulate mineral exploration ...
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Poor infrastructure, inadequate funding hurting Ugandas trade, says Civil Society

We recommend that Government provides an increment to the trade, tourism and Industry sector from 0.51% to at least 2.0% ...
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