In Ghana, the Parliament adopted, at the end of March, a tax of 1.75% called “e-levy” which targets everyone. guys transactions above 100 cedis (about 12 euros). At the beginning of the year, it was in Cameroon that the government introduced a 0.2% tax on money transfers and withdrawal operations from mobile payment solutions (mobile money). In Accra As in Yaoundé, these new taxes have sparked some anger among the population.
Specialists in the sector point to unfair tax decisions, which have a direct impact on the development of this money transfer system, which has been developing in recent years. Latest years.
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