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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Help improve ease of doing business- Vice President charges state agencies.

March 12, 2019 The Vice-President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has charged state agencies whose mandate have a direct impact on businesses and investments to implement reforms that will help improve the...

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President Akufo Addo hints at adjusting tax exemptions

February 25, 2019 President Nana Addo-Dankwa Akufo-Addo has expressed worry over the burden tax exemptions granted foreign companies and individuals place on the economy, saying they are no longer...

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Only 2% in informal sector pay taxes – GRA

February 18, 2019 The informal sector constitutes 70 per cent of the business arena but just two per cent of them pay their taxes. Mr. Richard Hakeem Quainoo, a Chief Revenue Officer of the Ghana Revenue...

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Government targets 15% tax to GDP growth, as it echoes tough stance on tax compliance

February 12, 2019 The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has been tasked to grow the contribution of tax revenue to the national economy from the 13.1 percent that was realised in 2018 to 15 percent this year....

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GH¢45.4bn tax revenue target to be revised upward

February 4, 2019 There is an ongoing discussion to revise upward the GH¢45.4billion tax revenue target for the 2019 fiscal year, Commissioner-General of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), Emmanuel Kofi...

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Industry lauds paperless port system

November 26, 2018 The industrial sector has lauded the improved clearance processes at the Tema and Takoradi ports occasioned by the Paperless Port Clearance System, which have ensured that raw materials are...

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Cargo tracking starts today

October 15, 2018 The Cargo Tracking Note (CTN) policy takes off today (October 15, 2018). The policy was piloted from July 1, 2018 but was suspended in August following agitation by the Ghana Union of...

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Informal sector’s contribution to economy hits GH¢73billion, and that is 28.6% of GDP

October 2, 2018 Out of the GH¢256billion of total value of goods and services produced in the country in 2017, otherwise known as GDP, GH¢73.3 billion – representing 28.6 percent – is from the...

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Canned goods, others barred from warehousing

September 25, 2018 Importers of consumables such as canned fish and drinks, cooking oils and tomato paste will have to get duties on those items paid upfront and have them cleared from the ports, as they will...

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