Authorities urged to accentuate public training on tax obligations


Opoku Agyeman Prempeh, government director of the Centre for Ethical Training and Improvement (CEMED) has urged the federal government to accentuate public training campaigns on residents’ tax obligations to assist mobilize satisfactory income for nationwide improvement.

He stated it was time everybody was made to grasp the significance of taxes and the necessity for them to honour their tax obligations.

Chatting with the Ghana Information Company in Kumasi in response to the agitation by some youth for the federal government to repair the nation, he stated the challenges going through the nation might be addressed if residents had been able to pay their taxes to lift the wanted income for the state.

Prempeh cited the state of affairs whereby nearly all of artisans and technicians within the casual sector weren’t paying taxes regardless of the large earnings they acquired from the works they do.

He stated nearly all of masons, carpenters, plumbers, tilers, electricians, labourers and different artisans within the development trade weren’t paying taxes, regardless that they obtain big incomes from their work.

Prempeh pressured the necessity for the district assemblies to mobilize these teams of employees of their areas and educate them on the necessity to pay their taxes.

He stated it was time the federal government devised efficient and pragmatic methods to permit folks within the casual sector to honour their tax obligations.

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