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Government told to make charges reasonable for organizations By GNA-Apr 7, 20220 Dr Joseph Obeng The exchanging local area has requested that the Government guarantee that assessments on electronic business exercises (web based business) and other electronic exchanges are reasonable to organizations and the consuming public. This will make more Ghanaians pay burdens eagerly for fast financial turn of events.
The Ghanaian economy has been in distress for sometime now. Things are not going well. Fuel prices keep rising frequently with its attendant increase in the price of goods and services. There is no single solution that can solve our current economic woes. It will take a consistent and pragmatic approach to save our ailing economy.
Everything is now in place for Ghana's Electronic Transactions Levy (E-Levy) to begin on Sunday (May 1). This follows a barrage of criticism from a broad segment of Ghana's populace since the country's finance minister announced it in November 2021. Some industry stakeholders welcome the charge, while others feel it will have a detrimental influence on digital payments and will jeopardize Ghana's digitalization efforts.
The Speaker of Parliament, Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, has given an assurance that in spite of the tension between the two sides of Parliament, he will contribute his best to manage the House. The Speaker said it was important that the House led by example as the people were looking up to Members of Parliament (MPs), particularly the leadership, to act and take decisions that would inure to the benefit of the nation.
Yes! There were 'fireworks' at the "Yentua" Demonstration organized by the youth wing of the National Democratic Congress. Massive crowds took to the streets of Accra to protest the implementation of the ever-popular and controversial E-levy. Since its introduction, the Electronic Transactions Levy better known as E-levy has caused lots of heated debates in the country.
The National Democratic Congress [NDC] will be gathering at 1:00 pm at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology [KNUST] to raise questions about the state of the economy and, particularly, the introduction of the Electronic Transactions Levy, popularly known as e-levy.
Controversial Ghanaian Social Commentator and Critic, Twene Jonas has descended heavily on President Akufo Addo and the whole National Patriotic Party (NPP) administration, for forcibly passing the E-levy. Parliament on Tuesday March 29, 2022 approved the contentious Electronic Transactions Levy (E-Levy) after the Consideration Stage was completed by a Majority-sided of the House, with a reduction rate of 0.25 percent.
Everything is set for the Electronic Transactions Levy (E-Levy) to take off on Sunday, as planned. The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) and the three charging substances - banks and concentrated store taking foundations (DFIs), electronic cash guarantors (EMIs) and broadcast communications organizations (telcos) - have set up the important frameworks and components to begin gathering 1.5 percent as toll on day to day electronic exchanges.
Former President John Dramani Mahama says the Akufo-Addo led government’s “last hope”, in the name of Electronic Transactions Levy (E-levy) is not adequate nor is it viable as a sustainable response to the country’s economic doldrums. The NDC 2020 presidential flag bearer conceded that urgent intervention is required to avert a total collapse of the economy, however, disagrees with the approach of the government.
Ghanaians are filled with disdain as the first gentleman of the land, His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, breaks silence on the controversial Electronic Transactions Levy (E-Levy) which is the current most discussed issue on the media and every part of the country. President Nana Akufo-Addo speaking on the issue, indicated that the introduction of the E-Levy is necessary for the economic development of the country in such a time as this.
The Party that was founded by the First President of the Republic, the Convention Peoples Party (CPP) have branded the national 2022 budget presented by the Finance Minister in Parliament last week for the country as a budget that is going to ignite the plight of the ordinary Ghanaian.
Head of Legal team of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Abraham Amaliba has defined the Electronic Transactions Levy (E-levy) as an attempt by the Akufo-Addo led government to loot the purse of the citizenry. According to the lawyer, the definition is based on the fact that none of the principles for taxation supports the E-levy government is seeking to introduce.
The introduction of the electronic transactions levy has generated a heated debate among Ghanaians for the past few weeks. I believe that the introduction of such a levy to generate more income for government is good. But the timing and circumstances surrounding the introduction is problematic. Our country is one of those severely hit by the Covid-19 pandemic.