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Informal sector now worth GH¢81bn…but tax payments by operators remain low

The country’s informal sector, according to data from the Ghana Statistical Services (GSS), is now worth more than a quarter of the economy’s total...

SSNIT eyes 13m informal sector workers by 2020

The Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) says it is to roll out a product next year that covers the over-13million workers in the...

‘Tax defaulters in informal sector making life difficult for successive gov’ts

The Speaker of Parliament, Prof.Mike Oquaye, has expressed concern about the posture of businesses in the informal sector which fail to pay taxes; maintaining...

Only 2% in informal sector pay taxes

The informal sector constitutes 70 percent of the business arena - but just two percent of them pay their taxes. Mr. Richard Hakeem Quainoo -...

Pensions law ‘excludes’ 10.2m in informal sector – expert

The current pensions law has not made adequate provision for close to 10.2 million people who remain largely in the informal sector and are...

Informal sector’s contribution to economy hits GH¢73bn …and that is 28.6%...

Out of the GH¢256billion of total value of goods and services produced in the country in 2017, otherwise known as GDP, GH¢73.3 billion -...

PPT unveils maiden mobile kiosk – the ‘Me Daakye’ House

Workers in the informal sector have been urged to take advantage of the opportunities that have been presented to them because of the pension...

People’s Pension Trust offers 10% bonus to pension contributors

People’s Pension Trust (PPT) Ghana Limited has started paying bonuses to pension contributors – a move expected to boost pensions in especially the informal...

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