Budget 2019: Businesses appeal to govt not to increase taxes

Some businesses have appealed to the government not to increase or introduce new taxes in its 2019 Budget Statement and Economic Policy which is due to be presented to Parliament Thursday. They are rather expectant that the revenue and expenditure estimation tool for next year will announce measures that will broaden the tax base and […]

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2019 Budget Live Update: We have eased hardship, though we have long way to go – Finance Minister

The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta has pat the Akufo-Addo-led government on the back for what he called easing the hardship of Ghanaians within the short period it took over power. In his prelude to the 2019 budget and financial statement of government on Thursday November 15, 2018, the minister appeared content with the direction […]

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80% of DKM customer claims paid – Ofori-Atta

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, says government has settled almost all customer claims of the defunct Micro Finance Company, DKM. The operating license of DKM was suspended by the Bank of Ghana in 2015 for flouting the rules governing microfinance procedures in the country. DKM was alleged to have invested about  ¢77 million of its customers’ deposits […]

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