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Communications Ministry sued over 'Talk tax'


Communications Ministry sued over 'Talk tax'

November 5, 2019 at 9:17 AM

A directive by the Ministry of Communications to telecommunication companies to stop the upfront deductions of the Call Service Tax (CST) from subscribers is being challenged at the Accra High Court.

It is the contention of the applicant, Mr Dzifa Gunu, who sued in his capacity as a citizen of Ghana, that the right body to make any administrative decision on how the tax should be implemented is the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) and not the Ministry of Communications.

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