Tag Archives: Ghana Budget 2017

Parliament approves 4 tax cuts in 2017 budget

2018 Budget

Parliament has approved four amendment bills to scrap taxes as proposed in the 2017 budget. Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta on Tuesday 14TH March 2017 presented four bills to Parliament in accordance with the various tax cuts that were outlined in the budget. The bills are the Income Tax (Amendment) Bill, Special Petroleum Tax (Amendment) Bill, Special Import (Amendment) Bill ...

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Budget built on weak foundation — IFS

IFS Budget Review

Economic fundamentals remain weak, and so the 2017 budget lacks a strong foundation, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has said, asking the new government to hasten slowly on its ambitious plans. According to the Executive Director of the economic policy think tank, Prof. Newman Kusi, the ambitious nature of the budget which is titled, “Sowing the Seeds for Jobs ...

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Finance Minister presents budget statement today

Ken Ofori Atta on GDP

Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta will this morning March 2nd, 2017, deliver his government’s first budget and economic planning statement after winning the 2016 Parliamentary and General elections with a resounding and historical victory. The budget will give into detail Government’s expenditure and revenue generation plan for the year 2017. There is heavy interest in today’s statement from stakeholders in ...

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