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Ghana former President, John Dramani Mahama has clasped on the Akufo – Addo – led administration after it acquainted makeshift assessments on taxes.
The National Democratic Congress leader believes the the new taxes “ will crumble the plight of the populace ” .
The administration has acquainted some makeshift assessments to abet it bring added earnings .
The assessments carry the COVID – 19 Health Recovery Levy Act, 2021 (Act 1068) which imposes a one percent assessment on the budget of commodities and benevolences fabricated in the fatherland different than privileged commodities or benevolences, the Financial Sector Recovery Levy Act, 2021 (Act 1067) which imposes a five percent assessment on the earnings before assessment of banks and the Energy Sector Levy (Amendment) Act, 2021 (Act 1064) which imposes an Energy Sector Recovery Levy of GH ¢ 20 pesewas per litre of petrol/ diesel and 18 pesewas per kg on Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) and a Sanitation and Pollution Levy of GH ¢ 10 pesewas per litre of petrol and diesel separately.
Mr. Mahama, in a account on drones ’ daylight, egged the administration to assure a bombproof budget of authority and water.
“ Incidentally, an accrual in being assessments& exordium of makeshift ones, and which clasp backwash from the moment, May Day, is conducting to abrupt advancements in the antes of energy, bread& every abecedarian detail. ”
“ This will crumble the plight of freemen verily beyond. This is in the annex to authority outages and deficiency of water in beaucoup diggings, asphalt jungles, and asphalt jungles ”, the belt of Mr. Mahama’s account issued on Facebook peruse.
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has covenanted to extend better qualifications of kindness to pluggers if proposed into mastery.
“ We in the NDC are lordly of our liaison with pluggers and we serve hereby inspire them to lie lofty in their unappeasable fealty to the occasion of Ghana. The NDC yon assures all pluggers that a coming NDC regime will perform to a staggeringly better running of the scrimping and plume them their mature payment in recognition of their sterling purpose in taking up tall the standard of Ghana, ” the function told in an invoice.
“ This is a non-negotiable positiveness that we owe to pluggers in order to preserve their piety in the preference they’ve framed to serve this sovereignty for both the instant and coming formations. ”