AGENTS UNION CALLS FOR CALMNESS AMONG IT’S MEMBERS AS THEY ENGAGE GOVERNMENT FOR FURTHER CLARIFICATION.

The 2022 budget statement which was presented at Parliament on November 17,2021 has seen many talking about it. One key sector which sparked much controversy is the 1.75% E-levy on Momo transactions starting 2022.
In a statement cited by MMAAG news, the Mobile Money Agents Association of Ghana has called for calmness among its members and the general public.
Below is an excerpt of the statement,

1.75% MOMO TAX

The Union writes this statement with respect to the 2022 budget statement presented to Parliament by the Hon.Finance Minister Mr Ken Ofori-Attah on November 17,2021 and our interest has to do with the E-levy of 1.75% on Mobile money.
Consequently, there have been grave agitations across the Agent populace.
Management humbly calls for calm as we engage the Authorities in charge to seek further clarification,information and much more explanation with respect to the new levy that has been proposed .In as much as there was no broader consultation with respect to the levy, we as a mother body reiterate the need for calmness as we seek the furtherance of the policy as to the way forward. It is instructive to note the role that Agents need to play in all policies regarding Mobile Money hence the our relevance. The next line of information would be communicated accordingly in due time to our members and the generalpublic.

Long live the Mobile Money Agents Association of Ghana.
Long live the Mobile Money Industry. Thank you

Signed

Evans Otumfuo

General Secretary.

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MMAAG represents the Mobile Money Agents Association of Ghana. It's an Association of Mobile Money Agents coming together to streamline mobile money transactions and to protect both its members and other stakeholders to safeguard the business

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