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It is unfavorable for gov’t to tax content creators- Kwadwo Sheldon

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Popular Ghanaian YouTuber, Kwadwo Sheldon, has expressed concerns over the government’s decision to tax content creators in the country, labeling it as unfavorable.

In a recent statement, Sheldon highlighted that imposing taxes on creators in the budding creative economy could potentially hinder growth and discourage innovation.

Sheldon also emphasized the challenges faced by Ghanaian content creators in monetizing their content across various platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and others. Despite the increasing presence of social media platforms, Sheldon pointed out that only YouTube consistently generates income for creators, although not always at the desired levels.

The content creator raised valid points about the potential impact of taxing content creators on the creative economy in Ghana, shedding light on the need for a conducive environment that fosters growth and innovation in the industry. Sheldon’s insights provide valuable perspectives on the challenges faced by content creators and the importance of supporting their work.


Head of content and Editor-at-large at – Dickson Ofori Siaw is a blunt writer who loves to make his readers see "the other perspectives of a news story". Follow me on Twitter @kwadwo_dost