Abbosey Okai spare parts dealers are paying no tax according to GUTA organiser

Abbosey Okai spare parts dealers are paying no tax according to GUTA organiser

- The acting chairman made the revelation on Adom FM's "Burning Issues"

- Mr Boateng asked the government to concentrate and improving tax revenue from the informal sector

About 3000 Abossey Okai spare parts traders do not pay their taxes. That is the information according to the acting chairman for the Abbosey Okai Spare Parts Dealers Association, Clement Boateng.

Mr Boateng was speaking on Adom FM's "Burning Issues" with Afia Pokua. The story was first reported on Adomfmonline.com.

The acting chairman who doubles as the national organiser for Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA), Clement Boateng says he has information to the effect that thousands in his union are cheating the government.

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Abbosey Okai workers paying no tax

Spare parts dealers have been vocal about getting government subsidies. Photo credit: Google Images

Mr Boateng's comments comes in the wake of an aide to the president promoting the government's intention to increase the Value Added Tax rate.

Gabby Asare Otchere-Darko, hinted on Twitter that that government will increase taxes to raise more revenue ahead of the mid-year budget review.

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It has however surfaced that in the mid-year budget reading, the minister of finance Ken Ofori-Atta believes that an increase will not alleviate the economic hardship Ghanaians are currently facing.

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