Parliament has passed the Income Tax (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill, 2021 which provides for windfall tax and limitations of deductions on petroleum operations.
The bill, presented by Minister of State for Finance (General Duties), Henry Musasizi, was passed during plenary sitting on Tuesday, 14 December 2021, chaired by Deputy Speaker, Anita Among.
“I beg to report that the committee of the whole House has considered the bill and passed it without amendments,” presented Musasizi.
The Chairperson of the Committee on Finance, Keefa Kiwanuka, said that the bill did not require any amendments.
“The committee has considered the bill and we found it straightforward. We recommend that it is approved as presented by the Executive,” said Kiwanuka.
The Shadow Minister for Finance, Muwanga Kivumbi, said that all provisions of the bill are a result of the signed agreement where the country committed itself.
“We have little room for additions or subtractions and it enjoys our full backing,” Muwan