MP for Tema West, Carlos Kingsley Ahenkorah has stated that the proposed 1.75% e-levy by government is not a compulsory tax, thus Ghanaians who are opposed to it should not engage in electronic transactions.
Speaking t Joy news he said “It is not a compulsory tax, if you don’t do MoMo, you don’t pay. So if you don’t want to pay, don’t do MoMo. It’s simple”, Carlos Ahenkorah stated.
According to the legislator, the e-levy is a welcome initiative which is designed to mobilise more revenue to enhance development, and therefore he does not understand the opposition against the proposal.
He made these assertions in reaction to a protest by public advocacy group, ‘Justice for Ghana’, who are agitating against the proposed 1.75% e-levy.