Convince Ghanaians to fulfill their tax obligations – Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah to journalists

Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah

The information minister Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah, has urged the media to use their platform to enlighten Ghanaians the needs to pay their tax obligations to the country.

According to him there are over 33,000 professionals individuals and organizations which include accountants, lawyers, marketers etc who don’t pay taxes yet still expects government to fix problems in the country.

Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah

He raised this concerns at the Graphic Business/Stanbic Bank Breakfast Meeting in Accra. Speaking at the meeting dubbed : ‘Media and Marketing Communication Post COVID-19: a Catalyst for Africa’s Socio-Economic Resurgence’, he said

“You have to convince the 33,000 engineers, lawyers, accountants and other professionals who are not paying tax according to the Ghana Revenue Authority, yet, are asking for everything to be fixed that they have to pay their due if we are to rake in the 10% of our GDP and lower our borrowing and you need the help of the marketing-communications professional and the media to succeed at that”.

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