Ghana Tax Articles & Analysis

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Ghana has developed a reputation as a robust and stable democracy, and with a storied legacy of pan-African initiatives it has long punched above its weight diplomatically. While the recent oil boom following the discovery of the offshore Jubilee field in 2007 has helped to fuel GDP growth as much as 14% over recent years, it is now projected to slow to a more modest 4.5% in 2014.

FORMS OF BUSINESS ORGANISATION: The main forms of business organisation in Ghana are as follows: private and public limited liability companies, branches of foreign companies, partnerships, sole traders, companies limited by guarantee and unlimited liability companies.

Ghana has seen growth in the number of multinational organisations operating in all sectors. There has been a consequent rise in the volume and variety of intercompany transactions for intra-group services such as royalties, debt financing, management and technical services. New transfer pricing (TP) regulations have thus been introduced to...

Chapter | Tax from The Report: Ghana 2013

In conjunction with Deloitte & Touche, OBG explores the taxation system, examining Ghana’s investor-friendly environment. This chapter contains a viewpoint from Andrew Opuni-Ampong, Managing Partner, Deloitte & Touche.

The Republic of Ghana has experienced two peaceful handovers of power in the two decades since it has returned to civilian, multiparty democracy and has gained a deserved reputation as a bastion of stability. However, in recent years, it has been the country’s economic performance in the headlines. 

Located on Africa’s western coast, Ghana is home to 24m people and a variety of ethnic groups. The country is divided into 10 administrative regions and has a strong executive branch, a unicameral legislature made up of 230 members, and an independent judiciary.