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Parliament slashes budgetary allocation to Office of Government Machinery by ¢17m

  Parliament has cut ¢17 million from the original allocation made to the Office of Government Machinery for 2023. This was after the House agreed on Thursday that some of the expenditure items were superfluous and unnecessary. The nearly ¢1.5 billion allocations was reduced after ¢15.5 million earmarked for the …

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We won’t approve 2023 budget if sector ministers don’t appear in Parliament – Minority

By:brightwebtv/nana asare barimah The Minority in Parliament has threatened not to support the approval of the 2023 budget if the sector ministers fail to appear before the House. According to them, the absence of the ministers means they do not take the work of Parliament seriously. The leader of the …

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Parliament approves $750m loan after Minority softened stance against it

  by;brightwebtv/nana asare Parliament has approved a $750 million loan requested by the Finance Ministry. This was after the Chairman of the Finance Committee, Kwaku Kwarteng laid the motion for approval. According to him, the loan will help the government raise the needed funds to complete the infrastructural projects in …

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State loses GH¢27bn to tax exemptions – Finance Minister confirms in Parliament

  brightwebtv Ken Ofori-Atta, the Finance Minister The Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, has confirmed that the country lost about GH¢27 billion to tax exemptions granted some businesses between 2008 and 2020. The amount translates to about GH¢2.2 billion surrendered in tax waivers each year for the 12-year period. Addressing …

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