Parliament favours Ghanaians by reducing e-levy from 1.75% to 1.5% as they approve 2022 budget statement

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The Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori Atta has presented a revised version of the 2022 Budget Statement and Economic Policy of government with a reduction in E-Levy percentage.

On November 17th the Minister presented the budget which has a controversial tax on all electronic transactions that triggered massive reactions from Ghanaians.

This led to the Parliament rejecting it as the Majority in parliament staged a walkout protest against Asiedu Nketia presence in the chamber when deliberating on the budget.

Well, Ken Ofori Atta submitted the revised version of the budget and it has been approved by the Parliament today, November 30th, 2021.

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In a JoyNews report, the revised version budget that was submitted before parliament proposed E-Levy was reduced from 1.75% to 1.5%.

Meanwhile, the revised version of the budget was approved in the absence of the minority in parliament

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