Police Blamed For Increased Tax Evasion

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Appearing before the Trade and Industry Committee chaired by the Kyegegwa District Woman MP, Favia Kabahenda, he revealed that people in his district have refused to pay taxes because there are no enforcement agencies to implement the law.

MPs on the committee who included John Simbwa of Makindye East and Winnie Kizza, Woman MP Kasese District, among others were shocked to hear that police asks district officials to facilitate the arrest of tax avoiders.

He adds that this has caused a decline in the revenue collected which has lead to a serious economic set back in most districts.

He has on the same note cried out over the increased political unrest in the district which he says is a threat to their lives.

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