No new taxes in 2020 – Mr. Kwaku Kwarteng

September 11, 2019 The government has no plans of introducing new taxes in the 2020 budget to be laid before Parliament in November, a Deputy Minister of Finance, Mr Kwaku Kwarteng, has assured. In what is...

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September 11, 2019 / Comments (0)

Talk tax goes up by 9 percent

July 30, 2019 Consumers will now have to brace up to pay more for usage of communication services to their respective telecommunication networks following government’s decision to increase it from six...

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July 30, 2019 / Comments (0)

Parliament gives tax exemption to 1D1F investors

June 28, 2019 Parliament has given the Ministry of Finance the green light to grant “considerable” tax exemptions to private businesses that have been enrolled onto the government’s flagship...

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June 28, 2019 / Comments (0)

KPMG appoints new Senior Partner

June 25, 2019 Mr Anthony K. Sarpong has been appointed as the Senior Partner of KPMG in Ghana, with additional jurisdiction over the firm’s business in Sierra Leone, Liberia and The Gambia. His...

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June 25, 2019 / Comments (0)

Only 20% of property owners in Accra pay property tax …80% are in arrears, some up to 10yrs

June 4, 2019 Only two out of 10 properties owners–whether owner-occupied, tenant-occupied and tenant-owner occupied– in the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) pay their property tax on, a new study...

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‘Tax defaulters in informal sector making life difficult for successive governments.

March 5, 2019 The Speaker of Parliament, Prof.Mike Oquaye, has expressed concern about the posture of businesses in the informal sector which fail to pay taxes; maintaining that they are making life...

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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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Tax incentives must also cover local investors — Tax Expert

November 22, 2018 “Government must clearly identify its priority areas for investment and provide the requisite incentives and reliefs in a manner that favours both domestic and foreign investors...

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November 22, 2018 / Comments (0)

Tax exemptions to be further reduced

November 13, 2018 With the on-going discussions at the government level for a possible review of some clauses concerning tax exemptions, it is being anticipated that there will be a scrapping of some of the...

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