The chairman of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) Emmanuel Kofi Nti is optimistic about devising a plan to stop revenue leakages, insisting such a move will go a long way to help President Akufo-Addo meet his targets.
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According to the new GRA boss, strategies are being put in place to make sure that tax evaders are brought to book in order to keep the state coffers intact.
He stressed that the authority hopes to create a system where officials will “walk to the taxpayer and reduce the number of hours he has to spend interacting with us”.
This, the GRA boss believes will help to increase revenue in the country, which will in turn be of benefit to the government.
The minority in Parliament had raised doubts over whether the Nana Addo-led administration will be able to accomplish all its listed projects.
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The finance minister, Ken Ofori-Atta listed a number of projects that the government wants to tackle, including eradicating poverty, supporting Zongo communities, free SHS and more.
However, new GRA boss, Emmanuel Kofi Nti is confident that all the above projects could possibly be achieved if bad practices are “weeded out of the system” in order to keep the public purse intact.