We need more people to pay taxes.

We need more people to pay taxes. The sound of taxes always makes people and businesses feel sick. This is due to the fact that people view the impact of paying taxes from their earnings as a burden. In any case, the installment of duty is an urban obligation and each pay-procuring resident or business is qualified to pay it. In the Good Book, Christ supported the training when He said: " Give unto Caesar what is Caesar's, and to the Ruler what is the Master's."

People often don't realize that the very low taxes we pay are used to fund projects like roads, schools, hospitals, and other social development programs. Although many Ghanaians are engaged in income-generating activities, particularly in the informal sector, the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) estimates that only about 1.2 million individuals pay direct taxes.

As if that weren't bad enough, only about 200,000 people out of the estimated one million workers in the informal sector. The consequence of this present circumstance is that from here onward, indefinitely quite a while the commitment of the casual area to add up to burden income has stayed under five percent, albeit the economy is overwhelmed by casual area players. When it comes to the level of development that the nation hopes to achieve, this phenomenon is not only unfortunate but also unacceptable.

Again, because we are now a lower-middle-income nation, bilateral and multilateral support has decreased significantly. As a result, the government is forced to borrow at concessionary rates in order to provide people with basic social amenities. It would appear that we are oblivious to the fact that when a government borrows money, the people who live there pay for it indirectly. As citizens, we must comply with our tax obligations to the state in this context.

The GRA launched a comprehensive national tax campaign on Wednesday to change the narrative from sitting and allowing the people to come and fulfill their civic responsibilities. This was done in order to change the narrative from sitting and allowing the people to come and fulfill their civic responsibilities. This will allow the government to achieve its domestic revenue targets, increase social intervention policies, and carry out more development projects across the country.

The forceful mission, which will incorporate partner commitment, sunrise transmissions, virtual entertainment exercises, reliable media declarations, local area outreach projects, consistency and implementation exercises, in addition to other things, is likewise intended to assist with expanding the number of individuals paying charges from around 16% to be at standard with the sub-provincial normal of 20%.

The Graphic Business applauds the GRA for its proactive effort to encourage voluntary compliance, particularly in light of the difficulties the government is having meeting its revenue goals. We are also aware of the numerous social intervention programs that the government is implementing, some of which are already in the works. However, if we, as citizens and businesses, do not recognize the necessity of honoring our obligations to the state, these interventions cannot be successfully funded.

We fervently hope that people will stop avoiding paying taxes and instead become the responsible citizens we were meant to be. The GRA will face challenges on its way to success, but we should all remember that if the country is going to be what we expect it to be, we must all fulfill our tax obligations. While we're at it, we support GUTA's request that the government protects the state purse to encourage Ghanaians to freely perform their duties.

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