MTN Ghana has announced that beginning 1 May 2021 it is reviewing its call and data charges due to the COVID-19 levy imposed by the government.
It is to take care of the 1% increase in National Health Insurance Levy by the government. Government introduced the increased the tax as part measures to plough back revenue losses as a result of COVID-19.
“Dear Valued Customer, Following the introduction of the COVID-19 Health Recovery Levy, resulting in a 1% increase in the National Health Insurance Levy, your talk time/ data volumes will be adjusted to reflect the tax change. This takes effect from 1st May 2021. Keep safe and remember to wear your mask everywhere you go. Thank you,” the telecom giant said in a text to subscribers.
“Scancom PLC (MTN Ghana) wishes to inform you that following the introduction of the COVID-19 Health Recovery Levy, which has resulted in a 1% increase in the National Health Insurance Levy, talk time and data charges have been adjusted to reflect the tax change.
“This takes effect from 1st May 2021,” MTN further said in a statement.
Source: Daily Mail GH