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Not Only Will Gov’t Charges Increase By 15%, They’ll Be Upwardly Adjusted Every year In Line With Inflation – Kwakye Ofosu Bemoans



A former Deputy Minister of Information, Felix Kwakye Ofosu has said the current Akufo-Addo administration has unleashed severe hardships on Ghanaians.

He said the hardships have been compounded by the introduction of taxes in the 2022 budget statement.

In a Facebook post reacting to the budget statement, he said “Folks,there is a lot to worry about regarding the hardships that this government is heaping on us.

“In addition to the myriad of taxes, not only will ALL government fees and charges be increased by at least 15%,those fees and charges will be upwardly adjusted every year in line with the inflation rate.”

The government has introduced tax on mobile money transactions in the budget statement for the 2022 fiscal year.

The Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta announced a new levy to be charged by government in 2022 on all electronic transactions to widen the tax net and rope in the informal sector.

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