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#Budget2022: Let’s share burden – Ofori-Atta urges Ghanaians

The government will adopt innovative ways to mobilize revenue to help develop the country, Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta has said.

Presenting the 2022 Budget Statement and Economic Planning, the minister indicated that the challenges the country’s economy was facing demands that the citizens share the burden by way of tax obligations.

He revealed that Greater Accra contributes almost 90 percent to the country’s domestic taxes, adding that  domestic revenue mobilization is key to achieving the ‘Ghana Beyond Aid’.

He said the government will ensure there are policies that will revamp the industries and increase production.

From 2022, Ofori-Atta stated the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) in collaboration with the various District Assemblies to build a common platform to mobilize property rates and encourage accountability.

 

Source: Myxyzonline

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