Tag Archives: Import levy

#Ghbudget: Minimum wage tax scrapped, Special Import Levy stays

The Akufo-Addo administration has announced the implementation of a tax threshold to protect workers on minimum wage as part of its major tax reforms in the 2018 budget. This means income tax for minimum wage earners has essentially been abolished. The government has long served notice of its intent to lessen taxation, and the relief being offered to workers on minimum wage ...

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Abolish 2% import levy too – Importers Association plead

The Executive Secretary of the Importers and Exporters Association of Ghana, Samson Awingobit, has lauded government for his announcement of a cancellation of the 1 percent import levy. He is however appealing to the government to scrap the 2 percent levy, which largely affects second-hand clothing dealers. “If parliament accepts this budget and approve it, the 1% special import duty ...

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