State Of The Nation Address: The president of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo in his state of the Nation Address to Ghanaians stated that National Identification numbers will soon become Individual’s tax identification numbers.
Addressing the general public on the current state of the nation, His excellency says his government will make this new smart transformation possible to widen the state’s tax net by increasing the number of taxpayers.
According to him, this new development will skyrocket the revenue of the country and help stabilize the economy.
President Akufo-Addo also added that the same national id numbers will be used to access health care, as they will become Id numbers replacing the normal NHIS numbers we usually know.
This new ease in identification, he says, will fasten the digitization activities his government will be rolling out in the coming days.