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    If you can send GH¢ 100 to someone via mobile money then you’re not poor, you must pay tax- Ursula Owusu

    The Minister of Communications and Digitalisation, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful has declared that, if you can send more than GH¢ 100 through mobile money then you are not penurious

    According to Mrs. Ursula, Ghanaians who can send above GH¢ 100 to another person through mobile money then that person is not poor so he has to pay tax

    The Finance minister, Ken Ofori-Atta made it known during the presentation of the budget that, 1.15% levy will be placed on electronic transactions

    The Communication Minister was interviewed on GHOne TV on Thursday, November 18, 2021, which she voiced out that Ghanaians has to be taxed for the well being of the country

    She disclosed that “The state is saying that if you are sending up to a GH¢100 a day, cumulatively you can send up to GH¢3000 a month, that is all going to be tax-free. Now if you have more than a GH¢100 to send a day, then you’re not poor. So if you really are poor and you are in a position to send a GH¢100 a day, then we need to re-classify our definition of who the really the beneficiaries of these are,”

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