The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta on Wednesday presented the 2022 budget dubbed, ‘Agyenkwa budget’ to Parliament.
During the presentation, the Minister announced the introduction of the electronic transaction levy to increase tax revenue for the country.
Otherwise known as e-levy, it involves a charge of 1.75% on all electronic transactions covering mobile money payments, bank transfers, merchant payments, and inward remittances.
This has engendered a widespread public debate.
In this regard, JoyNews’ George Wiafe tonight, hosted Deputy Minister of Finance, Dr John Kumah on the Business Edition of PM Express and they delved into the 2022 budget.
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