Ghanaians descend on Ursula Owusu Ekuful for suggesting MoMo transactions should be taxed

Ghanaians descend on Ursula Owusu Ekuful for suggesting MoMo transactions should be taxed

Ghanaians have expressed disagreement with Communications Minister, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, over her suggestion that mobile network operators pay tax on profits made on mobile money (MoMo) transactions.

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The Communications Minister said the mobile operators do not pay tax on their profit margins, which she believes is not right.

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She said, her outfit are still told conversations with finance ministry for the profits on MoMo to be taxed.

This is of particular interest to me but this is where the Finance Minister and I diverge because I think that 71 million [cedis] which is generated by the operators in transaction fees, they ought to pay taxes on that revenue to the State.

“We are still having conversations about that,” she added.

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But Ghanaians on social media are peeved over Ursula’s suggestion for MoMo to be taxed.

Below are some of the views of Ghanaians on the suggestion of the Communications Minister;

Jonas says what really does government use the taxes for.

Robert says government should come and tax the hands and ears, as well.

Emmanuel says all the NPP and NDC know is taxing.

Ebenezer wants to know when marriage couples will also be taxed?

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Source: Yen.com.gh

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