Tax analyst urges operationalization of tax appeals board

September 25, 2023 Tax analyst Francis Timore Boi has voiced serious concerns about the non-operationalization of the tax appeal board. He emphasizes the pivotal role an efficient tax board plays in promoting...

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September 25, 2023 / Comments (0)

The GRA back tax conundrum and its impact on foreign direct investments

February 28, 2023 Ghana is in dire need of unconditioned revenue to keep its economy afloat and tax income is its surest bet. As talks with the International Monetary Fund drags, the state tax collector...

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February 28, 2023 / Comments (0)

Taxation vs. Free Market

February 3, 2022 The human was born free and has been free to do business to make a living. However, during this process, society expects compliance with certain standards and regulations to ensure the...

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Relevance of documentation in tax assessments

October 1, 2021 Tax assessments are done based on Financial Statements that are filed with Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), tax audits conducted by GRA, or information (including documents) given to its...

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Tax reliefs for employees and how to invoke the laws [Article]

June 8, 2021 For many employees in Ghana, the amount of taxes they pay on their wages and salary is so high that, they do not bother to pay attention to the taxes deducted. In Ghana, sources of income...

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Government reviews tax exemption regime

May 27, 2021 The government has started a review of all the tax exemption regimes and incentive structures to ensure that the country gets the right value for such packages granted to businesses, the...

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May 27, 2021 / Comments (0)

Ghanaians willing to pay taxes – Afrobarometer study

April 12, 2021 Ghanaians endorse taxation and are willing to pay higher taxes to support the country’s development, a new Afrobarometer study has shown. The study said majority of the citizens, however,...

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Digitalised economy, increased revenue mobilisation to push tax-to-GDP to 20%

August 6, 2020 Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta is optimistic that the projected tax-to-GDP of 20 percent from the current 13 percent will materialise if government increases revenue mobilisation and...

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COVID-19: Africa risks losing US$500bn in tax revenue – AU

April 15, 2020 With the continent’s growth expected to shrink by as much as 9 percent as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the virus is also expected to result in losses of about 30 percent of...

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GRA issues 3.74m TINs

January 21, 2020 The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has issued 3.74 million tax identification numbers (TINs) to individuals since it started issuing the numbers in 2012. Last year alone, it registered 1.374...

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