Hon.Albert Nyarkotey says the passage of the controversial Electronic Transaction levy is still opposed by the Minority caucus in parliament.
On Wednesday 19, January 2022 at a press conference, the Minister of Finance Ken Ofori Atta indicated that the government is set to resubmit the controversial levy before parliament, following the conclusion of extensive consultations.
As government officials are set to begin public sensitisation on E-levy today, Hon. Nyarkotey told citi news that the stance of the Minority caucus’ on the E-levy is still not changed.
“I have prepared for the next sitting. I have a lot of questions and I will continue to do so. Most of the questions will benefit my constituency. As a caucus, we are ready, whatever we have to do to reduce the suffering of Ghanaians, we will do”.
“I am passionate about the E-levy because I believe it is the poorer section of society who will suffer more when it is approved so we have to fight it, we will not let it happen “.
Parliament adjourned its sitting on December 21, 2021 to January 25, 2022 without passing the controversial Electronic Transaction levy of 1.75%.