The Minority in Parliament has slammed the flag bearer for the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia accusing the Ghana Revenue Authority (VRA) chasing businesses for their taxes.

This comes on the back of Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia accusing the GRA of unduly chasing businesses for their tax.

Reacting to the development, the Minority indicated that Vice President Bawumia should blame him for the current tax regime that is affecting businesses in the country.

“It is hypocritical and deceptive on the part of Alhaji Bawuima, the key architect of the government’s economic policies, to blame innocent GRA workers for the fallouts of a high tax regime after his government has sponsored, motivated, and marshalled the numbers of the Majority Caucus in Parliament to fight tooth and nail to pass regressive, punitive, draconian and insensitive taxes.

“It is absurd that Alhaji Bawumia, who approves economic policies including tax proposals at meetings of the Economic Management Team as well as justifies them at Cabinet meetings, has turned round to blame workers of GRA for the country’s high tax regime.

“It was precisely because of the adverse impact of these taxes on businesses and the people that the NDC Minority Caucus in Parliament resisted the draconian taxes and voted en bloc against them,” the Minority leader, Ato Forson disclosed in a statement.

Attached below is the full statement from the NDC MPs

Source: Ghana/