GITTA adjudged 4G LTE provider and IT Team of the Year, Busy, is the official 4G data sponsor for the 3rd edition of the Graphic Breakfast Meeting held today at the Labadi Beach Hotel in Accra.
The Graphic Business- Stanbic Bank Breakfast Meeting is quarterly event organized by the Graphic Communications Group Ltd (GCGL) for the business community to exchange ideas on the prospects of the economy. The topic discussed was “New Tax Law: Implications for the economy and businesses”.
The Hon. Seth Terkper, Minister of Finance and Abdallah Ali-Nakyea, a Tax consultant presented papers on the topic for discussion.
Commenting on Busy 4G’s sponsorship, Mr Praveen Sadalage, the Chief Executive Officer of Busy, said “Busy is proud to be associated with the Graphic breakfast meeting because our key focus is to empower businesses, individuals and our strategic partners to succeed. We also see ourselves as playing a very critical role in driving and growing our economy; of which tax compliance is key”.
He added that “with our reliable 4G data connection, businesses can access up-to-date information on Ghana’s tax laws, acquire the requisite knowledge about their tax obligations, provide online training for their employees and promote their businesses”.
Mr. Sadalage indicated that “if through Busy 4G, organizations can promote their businesses online, reduce cost and promote efficiency, then both these businesses and the economy stand to gain and our job would have been done”.
Per the new tax law, a number of business activities which prior to the review were exempted from taxation have now been included while others that already attracted taxes will see some increases. Both individuals and companies will be affected by the new law which has engendered complaints from majority of Ghanaians. The breakfast meeting therefore provided the platform for policy makers and members of the business community to discuss the implications on their bottom-line and how the effects could be mitigated.
The Graphic Breakfast Meeting, which also offered an avenue for networking and prospects for business partnerships, was attended by government officials, local and international business executives.
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