05 April 2020 – Three month tax exemption and 50% basic salary increase for frontline health workers

Type of Intervention: Executive Order, Financial and Economic, Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Health
Intervention Categories: Finance policy and financial aid; Fiscal policy; Financial aid to health services
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Government

Overview: Presidents directs three month tax exemption and 50% basic salary increase from March-June for frontline health workers
Full details here: https://africa.cgtn.com/2020/04/06/ghanas-health-workers-exempted-from-paying-taxes-amid-covid-19-fight/

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: Front-line health workers are working extra hours and risking their lives in the face of this pandemic. They therefore need to be compensated