Low tax revenue forces Kasese councilors to cut down on their earnings

Chairperson of Finance, Planning, and administration, Sebastian Tumusiime explains that the low earnings are attributed to the lengthy Covid-19 lockdown which frustrated their tax earnings

Alarmingly low earnings from tax revenue have driven Kasese councilors to cut down on their salary. Aside from the councilors, the salaries of the council’s speaker, the Mayor, and their deputies respectively are going to be cut down so as to meet the budget expectations. Due to this, the councilors will earn UGX 120,000 instead of UGX 150,000. Currently, Kasese…