Flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama has pledged to free petty traders from paying income tax when he wins the December 7 polls.
Expaining further, Mr. Mahama says petty traders who don’t earn GHS200,000 within a year will be freed from paying income tax.
According to Mr. Mahama, this iniciative will aid petty traders expand their businesses and will help in creating more jobs for the people of Ghana.
Mahama disclosed this during an engagement with traders at the Kaneshie Market in the Okaikoi South constituency of the Greater Accra Region.
“All petty traders with small shops, the taxes you pay to the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) which goes to the government is going to be removed.”
”If from your sales within a year, do not amount to GHS200,000, you will be exempted from paying the income tax to the GRA.”