Minister Matia Kasaija proposes a levy to be charged on processed gold at the rate of United States Dollars 200 (730,000 Shillings) per kilogram which is exported out of Uganda.
Government proposes that this shall be paid by the exporter to the Uganda Revenue Authority- URA at the time the processed gold is exported out of Uganda.
The tax Bills tabled by Kasaija include the Excise Duty (Amendment) Bill, 2021, The Fish (Amendment) Bill, 2021, The External Trade (Amendment) Bill, 2021, The Income Tax (Amendment) Bill, 2021, The Mining (Amendment) Bill, 2021, The Stamp Duty (Amendment) Bill, 2021 and others.
The Bill scheduled for tabling on the floor of Parliament on Thursday by the Minister of Finance Matia Kasaija also proposes the re-introduction of excise duty at a rate of 12 percent on internet data.
Although the committee sought answers from Muntu on whether he faced rights violations throughout his campaign, he told the members that all the problems the country is facing stems from their actions such as the removal of the presidential term limits, presidential age cap and failure to act on the Supreme Court decisions and recommendations for electoral reforms.