Ahead of the passage of the contentious Electronic Transaction Levy Bill by the Parliament of Ghana, the Ghana Revenue Authority is bracing itself to implement the new levy introduced by government.
According to a letter sighted by ABC News dated January 31, 2022, GRA has directed one of its partners; ARB Apex Bank to make the necessary arrangements while the authority awaits the approval from parliament.
Parts of the letter signed by the Commissioner-General of the Ghana Revenue Authority, Rev. Ammishaddai Owusu Amoah noted that “while we await the passage of the bill, I wish to inform you to hold yourself in readiness for the implementation of the levy in three (3) phases as soon as the Bill is passed into Law.”
Although the fate of the E-levy is still unknown, the letter further indicated that the Authority is in the process of developing a monitoring platform for the full implementation of the levy.
The GRA is currently developing a monitoring platform for the full implementation of the e-levy and would be inviting you to collaborate with its Technical Team in this respect,” parts of the letter read.
Find the letter below: