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CSBAG Press statement- Members of Parliament Emoluments to be exempted from Income tax

From 2004, the Parliamentary Commission had neglected its duty to deduct income tax on MPs emoluments thus prompting a whistleblower in 2013 to petition High Court in the case of Richard Byamugisha vs Attorney General, Parliamentary Commission and URA case number HCT-00-CC-CS-0745-2013. On 4th February 2016, the Commercial Court presided over by Justice Henry Peter Adonyo ordered the Parliamentary Commission to deduct tax from MPs’ emoluments and further ordered that all taxes owing and due to the Government of Uganda be collected and remitted to URA from 2004. Download a full statement here…Members of Parliament Emoluments to be exempted from Income tax

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