The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta will resubmit the Electronic Transaction Levy (e-Levy) Bill on January 25, 2021 when Parliament reconvenes.

The Minister, in a media briefing on Wednesday, said the e-levy is critical to rebuilding Ghana’s economy.

“Ladies and gentlemen the E-levy is a necessary tool to increase our tax to GDP from circa 11.13 % to 16% and above to guarantee that we pay for what we use,” he said.

For this reason he called on both sides of the House to “look forward in joining hands to approve the e-levy on a consensus basis so that we collectively address the big issue of unemployment, debt sustainability, infrastructure and especially build our roads.”

However, the Minority in Parliament still object to its passage and have sworn to resist it when brought before the House.

Tonight on Newsfile, host, Aisha Ibrahim and her panel will be interrogating what will be at stake tomorrow.

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