Audit Report’21: Wa Municipal Assembly Misappropriates GH¢47,125.50

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Financial Lapses have been spotted at the Wa Municipal Assembly based on the Auditor Generals Report of 2021.

Per the details provided, Management attributed the lapse to the garnishing of the Assembly’s account by Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) for its inability to settle its tax obligation.

Statement

Contrary to Regulation 46 of the PFMR, 2019 (L.I. 2378) we noted that,
the Wa Municipal Assembly directly disbursed an amount of GH¢47,125.50 on 20 payment vouchers as expenditure from IGF collection for January and February 2021.
563. Management attributed the lapse to the garnishing of the Assembly’s account by Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) for its inability to settle its tax obligation.
564. The situation has led to breaches of financial discipline.
565. We recommended that management of the Assembly should promptly settle its tax liabilities to prevent reoccurrence of this situation.

Source: Upperwestmedia.net

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