Afia Schwar Says She Won’t Pay E-Levy; Explains Why It Does Not Make Sense In Video
- Ghanaian media personality, and actress, Afia Schwar, has said plainly that she will not pay E-levy
- She says the initiative does not make sense and for that matter, there is no way she is going to pay it
- Afia wondered why the government would cancel road toll when Ghanaians have not complained to charge E-levy
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Controversial Ghanaian actress, Afia Schwar, has said that she will not pay E-levy, and for that she has collected all the money on her Mobile Money wallet.
Afia Schwar explained that it made no sense for the government to scrap road toll in the name of introducing E-levy, and so she would not pay.
For this reason, Afia says she has already emptied her Mobile Money wallet before May 1, 2022, when the E-levy deductions will start.
She was speaking in a video sighted by YEN.com.gh on YouTube, when she touched on the issue of E-levy.
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Asked how she was going to buy airtime for her phone, Afia Schwar says she would have to leave MTN for other networks if MTN would not reintroduce scratch cards.
The telecommunication company stopped the use of scratch cards during the COVID-19 pandemic, and now, all of its customers resort to electronic purchasing of airtime.
Thus, Afia says she would move to a different network if she needs to buy MTN airtime only via Mobile Money.
Please fast-forward to the 53rd minute to watch Afia Schwar speak about E-levy:
6 Ways To Legally Beat The 1.5% Tax And Minimise Its Impact
While many like Afia Schwar are worried about the impact of the 1.5% E-Levy on their incomes, there are six ways to legally minimise the risk of paying the tax and reduce its impact.
The implementation of the much-talked-about E-Levy starts on May 1, 2022, and YEN.com.gh reached out to a tax expert for some brilliant ideas on how to navigate the choppy waters of the unpopular Electronic Transactions Levy.
These ideas to minimise the risk of paying the E-Levy use exemptions spelled out under the law and transactions that it does not cover.
These include making physical cash-in and cash-out transactions.
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