The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has issued a warning regarding a tax scam involving a financial app called “PEPSI.”
The GRA emphasizes that the only legitimate platform for tax payments is the GRA’s TAXPAYERS PORTAL linked to the GHANA.GOV PORTAL.
They have not authorized any third party to collect taxes on their behalf and consider the use of PEPSI for tax payment a fraudulent attempt to defraud taxpayers.
To report such incidents, individuals are encouraged to contact the nearest Police Station or the GRA. Be vigilant and safeguard your financial transactions to protect against potential scams.
The Release Reads as follows,
SCAM ALERT!!! PAYMENT OF TAXES ON “PEPSI APP”
The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has received several complaints from sections of the taxpaying public who are being requested to pay taxes, especially income tax, on a financial app known as PEPSI.
GRA wishes to inform the general public, especially our cherished taxpayers and customers that, the only platform designated for payment of taxes is the GRA’S TAXPAYERS PORTAL which is directly linked to the GHANA.GOV PORTAL.
Taxpayers can download any of these apps using an android or I0S device.
All taxpayers are also to note that GRA has not contracted any third party to collect taxes on its behalf. This is a deliberate attempt to defraud taxpayers and customers.
Anyone who makes tax payment via PEPSI does so at their own risk. All should therefore take note and be guided accordingly.
Kindly report any incidence and persons involved in these fraudulent acts to the nearest Police Station or GRA Head office, Off Starlets 91 Road, near Accra Sports Stadium, Ministries, or call toll free number 0800 900
110 or email information to email@example.com.