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The Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, has revealed plans by the Akufo-Addo-led NPP government for young entrepreneurs in the country to receive tax holidays in 2018, as part of efforts at encouraging young business owners.

The Minister of Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, has suggested a 13 percent reduction in electricity tariff for residential consumers of electricity.

With the 2018 budget statement and fiscal policy expected to be delivered today by the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, many Ghanaians are of the expectation that it would largely focus on job creation. The Daily Statesman can disclose that this is exactly what the budget seeks to do.

Finance Officers at the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies have been urged to stand firm and resist attempts by Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives who may push them to spend outside the Assembly’s budget.

Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia yesterday assured that it would take a maximum of two to three weeks for applicants to have their licenses delivered under the new smart cards regime.

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