COVID-19: Government announces 3 Months tax holiday & allowances for health workers

President Nana Akufo-Addo

The President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has on Sunday, April 5, 2020 announced a tax holiday for health workers in the country for the next three months beginning April 2020.

He made this known during his fifth national address to Ghanaians where he updated the nation on the fight against the spread of the novel Coronavirus disease in the country.

“Government has decided that all health workers will not pay taxes on their emoluments for the next three months, i.e. April, May and June,” he noted.

He also disclosed that all frontline health workers will receive an additional allowance of fifty per cent (50%) of their basic salary per month, i.e April, May, and June. The March allowance will be paid alongside that of April.

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