‘The tax will affect Ghanaians’- 2022 Budget rejected after Majority side walk out

'The tax will affect Ghanaians'- 2022 Budget rejected after Majority side walk out

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‘The tax will affect Ghanaians’- 2022 Budget rejected after Majority side walk out

The Parliament’s Minority caucus has committed to oppose the government’s proposal to levy a 1.75 percent tax on all electronic financial transactions.

Haruna Iddrisu, the Minority Leader, reaffirmed this during the Post-Budget session in Ho on Saturday.

The tax, he claims, is a deterrent to investment and private-sector development.

“If you can, give birth early”

According to Haruna Iddrisu, the tax will affect Ghanaians.

“Our concern is whether the e-levy itself will not be a disincentive to the growth of a digital economy in our country. We are convinced that the e-levy may as well even be a disincentive to investments and private sector development in our country… We in the Minority will not support government with the introduction of that e-levy. We are unable to build national consensus on that particular matter,”

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