Opposition helpless on new tax laws, says LoP

The Leader of Opposition in Parliament, Ms Winnie Kiiza . FILE PHOTO

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Last week, the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga asked the cabinet to present an amendment to the Excise Duty Act 2018, which slaps a Shs 200 levy on social media and one perecent on all mobile money transactions.

PARLIAMENT: The Leader of Opposition in Parliament Winnie Kiiza said on Wednesday that opposition MPs cannot alter the new taxes.
Ms Kiiza was addressing the media on the infamous taxes on social media and mobile money.
She said that calls for a private members bill, to cause amendments in the tax laws cannot be granted by the government.

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