Sugarcane Farmers Petition Kadaga Over Tax


Sugar cane outgrowers have petitioned the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga protesting the 1% withholding tax charged per every sh1 million made in sales of the cane. The farmers through their association want Government to halt levying of the tax. They also want parliament to speed up the process of passing the long awaited sugar bill that is expected to redeem the plight of sugarcane farmers.