Cast the tax net wider – Dr. Bawumia charges GRA

April 9, 2019 The Vice-president of the Republic of Ghana, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has charged the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) to cast the tax net wider to rope in the many operators in the informal...

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Bank of Ghana to introduce upgraded Ghana cedi notes

April 8, 2019 The Bank of Ghana will issue upgraded and security-enhanced banknotes into circulation on May 6, 2019. According to a statement issued by the BOG on Monday, April 8, the banknotes will have...

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Annual tax filing to go digital; as GRA introduces iTaPS

April 4, 2019 The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) is considering introducing Integrated Tax Application and Preparation system (iTaPS) to enhance individual annual tax filing. iTaPS, christened ‘Tax made...

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Port charges to fall; as 50% cut in benchmark values starts today

April 4, 2019 Importers are to benefit from a significant reduction in import volume as the benchmark values used to calculate import duties have been significantly reduced by government effective today,...

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Vice-President stokes confidence in economy

April 4, 2019 The country’s economy remains strong despite a setback suffered by the local currency which has got both investors and consumers worried, Vice-President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has assured....

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Private sector credit gains momentum

April 2, 2019 Private sector credit growth is beginning to gain momentum stemming from improved liquidity position of the banks on the back of recapitalization exercise, the Bank of Ghana (BoG) has...

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‘Renewed confidence in banking sector to spur economic growth’

April 2, 2019 THE Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC), Mr Yofi Grant, is optimistic that a rebound in foreign investor confidence in the banking industry will spur...

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Adjustment in tax exemptions shouldn’t discourage FDIs—World Bank Africa Vice-President

April 1, 2019 The World Bank’s Vice-President for Africa, Dr. Hafez Ghanem, has advised government to be balanced in its intention to adjust tax exemptions granted foreign companies in order not to...

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Import duty reforms underway – President Akufo-Addo

April 1, 2019 The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has indicated that reforms to Ghana’s import duty regime, which will bring down the high duties prevailing in Ghana’s ports,...

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We won’t go to IMF again – Finance Minister

March 29, 2019 Finance Minister, Mr. Ken Ofori-Atta has ruled out another romance with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), maintaining that sufficient macroeconomic gains have been made to prevent a...

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