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Ghanaian mobile money agents oppose 10% extra tax on their earnings

Tuesday 29 June 2021 | 09:47 CET | News
Ghanaian mobile money agents are opposing a 10 percent tax being imposed on their earnings by the government, Ghanaweb reported. After an emergency meeting, the Mobile Money Agents Association of Ghana (MMAG) said all their efforts to engage the government and stakeholders on the tax have been unsuccessful. A government directive has asked telecom operators to deduct a 10 percent tax from the cash-out service of MoMo agents.

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