Henry Musasizi, the Finance Committee Chairperson, says since the proposal to revise the mobile money tax was made by the president, government ought to table the amendment bill before the house for consideration. He explains that in this case, it is the Finance Ministry to draft the bill and send it to cabinet for endorsement.
John Baptist Nambetsye, the Manjia county MP says the tax is all over and too much for Ugandans to bear.He says this move does not include Ugandans in the financial sector since the economy is doing bad and Government is not working on making it better.
MTN Mobile Money users will now be paying 10percent more on withdrawals following an increment in charges. In a notice issued today, the withdrawal charges are now at a minimum of 330 Uganda Shillings from 300 Uganda Shillings.