The government of Ghana is said to have reduced the cost of tax which was placed on communication for a short while as we battle the coronavirus.
The statement which was made by the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta during the Mid-year budget review statement in parliament today.
Addressing the people of Ghana, he stated saying;” In the short term, we will reduce the CST from 9% to 5% to reduce the cost of communication services to the consumer as more and more people work remotely and utilize online services.”
He further urged all the communication companies in the country to adhere to this new development in order to help reduce the load on the shoulders of Ghanaians.
“We will count on the Telcos to match this reduction in the CST by reducing their tariffs. This is important for our youth, entrepreneurs, and the burgeoning FINTEC industry.” He stated.