GRA Replies Michael Blankson Over Complains About Outrageous Duties Charged For Clearing Of Goods (+Video)

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The office of the Ghana Revenue Authority has replied to Michael Blackson, an American-Ghanaian-Liberian actor, and comedian based in the United States.

The popular entertainment personality took to his Twitter page to complain about the outrageous amounts he was being asked to pay by the Ghana Revenue Authority as the duty for some goods he shipped to Ghana recently.

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Michael Blankson disclosed that he was being asked to pay duty to the tune of $10K dollars to the GRA for items that were worth the same amount.

He added that this $10K he was supposed to pay was different from the $6500 he had already paid to DHL as the charge for shipping the items to Ghana.

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The tweet generated a lot of reactions on social media as many others also shared their experiences with the GRA in connection to the amounts of money they take as duty fees in recent times.

In the wake of the reactions, the official Twitter account of the GRA has reacted to the comment of Michael Blankson.

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In a tweet, they pointed out that the fees they take as duty are calculated based on Ghana’s customs laws.

They added that unless the award-winning comedian is suggesting that someone extorted money from him, he has no case complaining about the duty fees.

See their tweet below…

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