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Ghana’s e-levy is unfair to the poor and misses its revenue target: a lesson in mobile money tax design
by Vanessa van den Boogaard, Max Gallien, Nana Akua Anyidoho & Mike Rogan
The levy’s effects – on Ghana’s public finances, its poor, mobile money usage –have been at the centre of intense and polarising public conversations, much of it without empirical basis….
New data on the e-levy in Ghana: unpopular tax on mobile money transfers is hitting the poor hardest
by Vanessa van den Boogaard, Max Gallien, Mike Rogan & Nana Akua Anyidoho
In Ghana, the “e-levy” has been linked to the current administration’s “Ghana Beyond Aid” strategy for reducing aid dependence….