Ghanaian mobile operators pay GHS 1.94 bln in taxes in 2018

Wednesday 27 March 2019 | 10:15 CET | News
Mobile operators in Ghana paid a total of GHS 1.94 billion in tax and a direct capital expenditure of over GHS 276 million to the government in 2018, reports Ghanaweb.  Ken Ashigbey, the CEO of the Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications, said the mobile industry contributed close to 9 percent of Ghana's total revenue basket and employed more than 1.7 million people directly and indirectly. He said mobile phones are a key channel for the e-government strategy and financial inclusion drive, with public institutions now using mobile money, SMS and USSD platforms to deliver public services.

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