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Electricity VAT suspension victory for Organised Labour – ICU

The General Secretary of the Industrial and Commercial Workers Union(ICU) Morgan Ayawine, has commended Organised Labour for their position on the 15%...

No engagement on 15% electricity VAT yet; strike holds – TUC

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) says the government has yet to officially communicate any withdrawal or include it in discussions about introducing...

GNAT joins demo against electricity VAT

The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) has announced plans to participate in the demonstration against the 15% Value Added Tax (VAT)...

Electricity VAT: TUC notifies Police on planned demo 

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has notified the Ghana Police Service of their planned nationwide demonstration against the proposed 15% VAT on domestic electricity...
Executive Secretary of CLOGSAG, Mr Isaac Bampoe Addo addressing the press conference

Electricity VAT demo: We’ll only rethink our decision if gov’t… – CLOGSAG

The Civil and Local Government Staff Association Ghana (CLOGSAG), says it will only reconsider its decision to demonstrate if government withdraws its...

Electricity VAT: Next time they’ll tax the number of children we have if… –...

The Secretary General of the Trades Union Congress (TUC), Dr Anthony Yaw Baah has justified the union's decision to resist the 15...

Gov’t to extensively engage stakeholders on electricity VAT

Government in the coming weeks will extensively engage the Organised Labour and other relevant stakeholders on the Value Added Tax (VAT) on...
Managing Director of ECG, Mr Samuel Dubik Mahama

Electricity VAT: We can’t implement a directive that has bottlenecks – ECG MD

In the wake of disagreements about the government’s decision to impose a new Value Added Tax (VAT) on electricity consumers beyond the...

Organised Labour threatens industrial action over electricity VAT

The President of the National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT), Angel Carbonu, has bemoaned the imposition of Value Added Tax (VAT)on a certain...

We demand a complete withdrawal of VAT policy on electricity – Labour unions

Labour unions are demanding for the complete withdrawal of the 15 per cent Value Added Tax (VAT) imposed on electricity.

Organised Labour calls-off protest against 15% VAT on electricity

Organised Labour has suspended its scheduled demonstration against the 15 per cent Value Added Tax (VAT) on electricity, slated for today, Friday,...

15% VAT on electricity: Organized Labour meets today to decide next line of action

The President of the National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT), Angel Carbonu, has said the Greater Accra Regional branch of Organized Labour...
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15% VAT on electricity on hold: How long can the suspension last?

After enduring weeks of protests, threats of strikes from organised labour, and opposition from over 30 workers unions, associations and civil society...

Organised Labour to proceed with ‘demo’ against VAT on electricity despite suspension

The Greater Accra Regional branch of Organised Labour of the Trades Union Congress (TUC) remains resolute in its decision to proceed with...

Gov’t suspends controversial 15% VAT on electricity

The government has suspended the implementation of the 15 percent Value Added Tax (VAT) on domestic electricity consumption.

15% VAT on electricity: Can government afford a withdrawal?

In a bold move to reshape the energy sector and alleviate debt burdens while ensuring a steady power supply for industries, the...
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What you are likely to pay if 15% VAT on electricity is implemented

As part of the government's comprehensive COVID-19 recovery programme, a new fiscal measure was expected to be implemented on January 1, 2024....

We are still preparing for our demo – TUC on withdrawal of 15% VAT...

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has said they are still preparing for their protest following the imposition of Value Added Tax (VAT)...

Stan Dogbe’s view on govt’s withdrawal of VAT on electricity

A former presidential staffer in the John Mahama administration has expressed scepticism regarding reports that government has cancelled the 15% Value Added...

Emissions levy, VAT on electricity will affect businesses – GUTA

The Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA) has expressed its opposition to the proposed implementation of Value Added Tax (VAT) on electricity...

Govt to drop 15% VAT on electricity

Government is set to drop the 15 percent Value Added Tax (VAT) on electricity. This decision, according to reports...

Alan Kyerematen reacts to VAT on electricity

Former Trade Minister, Alan Kyerematen has expressed concern on the government's decision to impose a 15 percent Value Added Tax (VAT) on...
Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG)

VAT on electricity: Complete scrapping not the best – Energy expert replies TUC

Energy expert, Kojo Opoku has reacted to government's decision to impose a 15 percent Value Added Tax (VAT) on electricity consumption.

VAT on electricity: TUC justifies ultimatum to govt

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has justified the 7-day ultimatum to government over the implementation of the 15% Value Added Tax (VAT)...
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Mahama supports TUC’s call on government to stop VAT on electricity

Former President, John Mahama has backed organised labour's call on government to rescind its decision to impose Value Added Tax (VAT) on...

TUC gives govt 7-day ultimatum to withdraw VAT on electricity

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has issued a seven-day ultimatum to the government, demanding the withdrawal of the imposition of Value Added...
Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG)

VAT on electricity consumption: Govt urged to fix ECG revenue leakages

Any attempt by the government to increase electricity tariffs without blocking revenue leakages in power distribution will be an exercise in futility,...

Anyaa-Sowutuom MP justifies 15% VAT on electricity consumption, responds to grievances of his constituents

The Member of Parliament for Anyaa-Sowutuom, Dr Adomako Kissi, is supporting the government's decision to impose a 15% VAT on electricity consumption.

15% VAT on electricity to help govt pay energy sector debts – Agyapa Mercer

The government has outlined the rationale for the imposition of a 15 percent Value Added Tax (VAT) on electricity consumption.

It’s not the right time to charge VAT on electricity – Ben Boakye

The Executive Director of the Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP), Ben Boakye has argued that the current economic conditions make it...

VAT on power consumption: From free electricity to taxing times

There is no free lunch indeed! In the unprecedented times of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government of Ghana took...

We fixed dumsor – Mahama slams government over power cuts; VAT on electricity

The flagbearer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) for election 2024, John Dramani Mahama, has said the government is returning the...

Timing for VAT introduction on electricity wrong – Energy expert

Energy expert, Kwadwo Nsafoah Poku has bemoaned government’s timing in introducing Value Added Tax (VAT) on electricity. His regret...
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Government begins implementation of VAT on Electricity Tariffs

The government of Ghana has begun the implementation of Value Added Tax (VAT) on electricity tariffs effective January 1st, 2024.
Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG)

Reconsider new minimum quota level of ¢20k  – Private Electricity Vendors Association to ECG

The National Private Electricity Vendors Association has passionately appealed to the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) to reconsider the new minimum quota...

Elevating knowledge about Africa in int’l business: KNUST’s Prof. Nathaniel Boso’s legacy

Nathaniel Boso (PhD) is an international marketing and Strategy professor and O.R. Tambo Africa Research Chair at the Department of Marketing and Corporate...

Elevating Knowledge about Africa in International Business: KNUST’s Prof. Nathaniel Boso’s legacy

Nathaniel Boso (PhD) is an international marketing and Strategy professor and O.R. Tambo Africa Research Chair at the Department of Marketing and...

Ghana needs renewable energy to expand electricity access in rural areas – Adomako Mensah

The Deputy Minister-Designate for Energy, Collins Adomako Mensah, said that renewable energy is the game changer to address the Ghana’s long-standing issue...

Dumsor: I nearly collapsed in elevator – Parliamentary staffer

A parliamentary employee has shared a distressing incident of nearly collapsing in an elevator in the Job 600 building on Thursday, due...

Catalyzing Digital Innovation: African Development Bank commits $80 million to Ekiti Knowledge Zone Project...

In the heart of Nigeria’s Ekiti State, a groundbreaking initiative is taking shape – the Ekiti Knowledge Zone (EKZ), a bold step...
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