State Minister of Finance David Bahati says that the move is intended to streamline the transport sector by getting rid of illegitimate cars and raising money for the maintenance of roads across the country. According to the breakdown, Car owners will pay 200,000 Shillings while motorcycle owners will pay 50,000 Shillings annually.
The commitment came after committee members tasked Musinguzi on how he is dealing with the highly connected and sophisticated theft and corruption in URA. A number of them said that the Authority was failing to perform due to high levels of corruption.
James Musinguzi, the Executive Director Uganda Wild Life Education Center, says although the municipality doesnt earn directly from the sector, residents it benefit by providing good and services to sector players like UWEC.
Kanaginagi says in the new initiative, traders will pay the money in banks or wire it on mobile money as per the telephone number they will be given. This means parish chiefs will not handle any revenue from traders.
According to Andema, KCCA assessors are already working on the property rate register for Nakawa division. He says the register will be ready by August and valuation court will reconvene either in October or November to listen to objections that will arise from it.
The caucus meeting held at parliament and chaired by party chairman President Yoweri Museveni resolved that the new tax that was levied on tourism and the increased tax on water be maintained despite immense public outcry to ensure sustainable development.