NEWS IN: Teachers’ Professional Development Allowance Not To Be Taxed Return The Money To Them. GES

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Teachers’ Professional Development Allowance paid with ‘controversies’

The Professional Development Allowance of staff of the Ghana Education Service (GES) has been paid by the government.

The payment of the Allowance, which has been postponed from August till November 2020 has been finally paid but not without controversies.

Taxation
The allowance has been taxed, which was against the agreement between the Unions and the Government of Ghana. This development has brought agitations among the teaching fraternity.

NEWS IN: Teachers’ Professional Development Allowance Not To Be Taxed Return The Money To Them. GES
NEWS IN: Teachers’ Professional Development Allowance Not To Be Taxed Return The Money To Them. GES

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P. A. goes like this

P. A= 1,200
NTC= 100
Some (Withholding) tax= 20% of 1,200

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:: 20÷100×1,200= 240

P. A.= 1,200-(NTC 100 +Withholding tax 240)

P. A.= 1,200-(100+240)
= 1,200-340
= 860

:: P. A.= Ghc860

Neglect of Assistant Director 2 Ranks

According to teachers on the Rank of Assistant Director 2, they have not been captured by the Controller and Accountant General’s Department for the payment of the Teachers’ Professional Development Allowance.

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Neglect of Non-Teaching Staff

The Non Teaching Staff of the Ghana Education Service (GES) has also lamented about their exclusion from the beneficiaries of the Teachers’ Professional Allowance being paid by Government.

NEWS IN: Teachers’ Professional Development Allowance Not To Be Taxed Return The Money To Them. GES
NEWS IN: Teachers’ Professional Development Allowance Not To Be Taxed Return The Money To Them. GES

Neglect of Non Professional / ‘Pupil Teachers

Non-professional Teachers as well as ‘Pupil Teachers’ have also argued about their inclusion of the Teachers’ Professional Allowance being paid by Government.

Source: Educationghana.org

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King Darko
King Darko
11 days ago

It doesn’t sound well at all.why we all know that nurses and Doctors have been given tax free as well as allowances which are not subjected to teacher’s .what has the teacher been desgrace like that.give what belongs to Jesus to Jesus and Caeser to Caesar

Victor Lawluvi
Victor Lawluvi
11 days ago

Hmm Teachers on the rank of Assistant Director l are not included in the professional allowance

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