According to him, the government was creating financial opportunities for the youth to leverage to create their jobs and employ more people.
Mr Ghartey in a media engagement expressed the hope that the E-levy would be a game-changer because it would broaden the tax net and help generate enough revenue for government projects.
“There are some communities that do not even have one kilometre of tarred road, the government needs money for infrastructural development and the E-levy will be a solution for these major developments”, he stated.
Electronic Transactions (E-Levy) Bill 2022
Since its announcement, the e-levy has been the topic of discussion as some citizens express dissatisfaction while there have been arguments between specialists concerning it and suffering the full attention of the hung parliament.
It said, “the initiative would erode all gains made by Government’s digitization agenda and be a major u-turn to the governmentís vision on a Cash-lite economy.”
According to a statement issued in Accra by Mr Paul Asinor, Executive Director of the Association said even though the initiative would expand the governmentís revenue collection base, the initiative had a far-reaching consequence on customers and in turn, their businesses if not carefully looked at.