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January 2016

2016 Budget Estimates of Ministries, Departments and Agencies
Ministries, Departments & Agencies Budget Exp. by Sub-Programme Budget Exp. by Programme
Press Release: Payments to Statutory Funds in 2015

The Ministry of Finance has as of 31st December 2015, cleared all payments due to statutory funds for the fiscal year 2015 in line with Government Public Expenditure Management and Arrears Clearance programme  indicated in the 2015 Budget Statement and Economic Policy.

The Ministry is pleased to announce that following the budget and arrears clearance plan, payments amounting to GH¢3,751.02 million have been made to GETFund, DACF, NHIF and the NPRA Tier 2 pensions to honour the 2015 obligations.


Following the passage of the Income Tax Act, 2015 (Act 896) in September, 2015 Government has taken note of the concerns of taxpayers and the general public on some provisions of the Act especially those relating to the withholding tax on the provision of services and the payment of tax on interests paid to individuals.

Issuance Calendar for January 2016

The issuance calendar for the 1st half of 2016 was developed in line with the MTDS that specifies the aggregate amounts to be raised by instrument in the period.

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