Government must utterly scrap the Value Added Tax (VAT) at the sale of Mobile Phones and their equipment in Ghana, says Mr Joseph Osei Agyemang, the president of the Mobile Phones and Accessories Dealers Associa-tion (MPADA).

According to him, even if the federal government had modified the VAT on cellphones to the communique provider tax, it used to be nonetheless within the books of the Ghana Revenue Authority and had to be got rid of.

He mentioned this on the climax of the ten years anniversary cele-bration of MPADA held at the theme “Ten years of enhancing telecommunications through mobile phones, accessories and computers,” in Accra the previous day.

Highlighting some of the suc-cesses chalked through the affiliation, he mentioned MPADA in collaboration with the Nima divisional police command has been in a position to cut back crime throughout the Kwame Nkru-mah Circle space.

He counseled the Ministry of Trade and Industry, Ministry of Communication and Digi-talisation and the Ghana Union of Traders Association for his or her unflinching strengthen to the associ-ation, which had resulted in the expansion of the companies of participants.

He additional appealed to the federal government to seriously re-duce the import tasks on cellphones and its equipment in an effort to make it reasonably priced to all Ghanaians as it could strengthen the federal government’s digitalisation schedule.

“With government’s introduc-tion of digitalisation policy, more of computers and mobile phones are needed to help maintain the policy, hence the need for govern-ment to support the success of our business,” he defined.