Ghana Tax

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From 2014 to 2016 the administration made significant changes to the tax regime. Most of the tax laws were either revised or replaced with new legislation. Having made significant changes to tax laws during that period, the government is now focusing on widening the tax net to capture revenue from individuals and businesses operating in the...

Chapter | Tax from The Report: Ghana 2019

In conjunction with PwC, this chapter explores the taxation system and Ghana’s efforts to build an investor-friendly environment. This chapter contains a viewpoint with George Kwatia, Tax Partner, PwC Ghana.

Ghana continues to be one of the most stable countries in sub-Saharan Africa and has developed substantially over the years. Now one of Africa’s fastest-growing economies, the country is starting to move away from traditional resource dependency. However, it faces the challenge of ensuring the widest benefit from that expansion, given its growing and increasingly urbanised population.


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Over the past year a major policy direction of the government has been enhancing domestic tax revenue mobilisation while promoting business growth. Accordingly, the 2018 budget statement and economic policy highlighted a number of tax policy proposals, which are focused mainly on promoting tax revenue generation and incentivising businesses in...

Chapter | Tax from The Report: Ghana 2018

In conjunction with Deloitte Ghana, this chapter contains an introduction to Ghana’s taxation system, including a breakdown of rates imposed on corporate income, regulations governing capital gains and double taxation, and a list of goods and services exempted from value-added tax.

This chapter contains a viewpoint from Charles Larbi-Odam, Country Executive, Deloitte Ghana.