Parliament passes E-Levy Bill

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Parliament today Tuesday March 29, 2022 approved the Electronic Transactions (E-Levy) Bill.

This decision was reached after the Consideration Stage was completed by a Majority-sided House following the third reading of the Bill.

The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) staged a walk out after taking part in the debate of the Bill.

The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta moved the motion today for the House to approve the Bill which has been reviewed downward from 1.7% to 1.5%.

The Speaker of Parliament, the Rt. Hon. Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin who presided posed the question, with the Majority side responding in the affirmative, sealing the deal.

The Bill is now waiting to be assented by the President before it becomes effective.



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Kennedy Mornah is an Award Winning Ghanaian Journalist with over two decades of experience in the Ghanaian Media landscape spanning the electronic, print and digital media. He is a Media Consultant, a Corporate MC, Radio and TV Host, Founder and Publisher of the Maritime and Transport Digest Newspaper, Businessman, a Go getter and an optimist. He has worked for renowned media organizations including Diamond Fm in Tamale, Luv Fm in Kumasi, Oman Fm in Accra and Starr Fm in Accra In 2017 he received the Reporter of the Year Award at the Ghana Shippers Awards in Accra, Ghana.

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