The Energy Sector Recovery Levy, Covid-19 Health Levy, and Sanitation and Pollution Levy are some of the revenue generation measures announced by the Caretaker Finance Minister Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu in the 2021 budget.
In the three-hour-long address, the minister also announced over 5% financial sector levy to cater for the banking sector clean-up. Road tolls will also see an upward adjustment.
The government has, however, justified the introduction of the three levies in the 2021 budget statement.
But Mr. Ato Forson says Ghanaians will be worse off now than during the height of the pandemic