Government reduces Communication Service Tax from 9% to 6% effective September 2020.

Government has reduced the Communication Service Tax to six per cent from the initial nine per cent.

In 2019 Mid-year budget review statement, Mr Ofori-Atta told the lawmakers that the Communication Service Tax (CST) was introduced in 2008 at an ad valorem rate of six per cent. The tax is levied on charges payable by consumers for the use of communication services.

Government proposed to increase the tax to nine per cent to develop the foundation for the creation of a viable technology ecosystem in the country