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Feb 13, 2019 | General News

Drivers, Cars and Spare Parts Dealers To Demonstrate on Feb 19

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Drivers, Spare Parts and Car Dealers have announced their decision to protest on the streets of Accra against the government’s luxurious vehicle tax on Feb 19.

The group, in a press statement noted that they as part of the actions will drive their luxurious vehicles numbering about 2000 to the premises of the Ministry of Finance, Parliament house and the Jubilee house respectively.

The routes will start from Obra Spot at Kwame Nkrumah Avenue to Farisco Traffic light through to TUC.

The Parliament of Ghana passed the Luxury Vehicle Act, 2018 (Act 969). The Act was assented to by the President on 31 July 2018 and gazetted on 1 August 2018. It came into force on 1 August 2018.

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Under the new tax regime, vehicles with engine capacity of 2950 Cubic Centimeters and more are required to pay respective levies, the GRA said in a release Monday.

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