Customs and Immigration officials at KIA come under attack for begging from passengers

Uniformed officers stationed at the Kotoka International Airport, particularly Customs and Immigration officials have come under public attack for usually begging for money from passengers and patrons of the airport. The practice seems to have gotten so entrenched that the officers beg openly without any shame, mostly leaving some passengers and patrons angry and surprised. […]

Scrapped fuel taxes cost 232 million Ghana Cedis between 2017 and 2018-Energy Minister

By John Elliot HAGAN, Accra Minister for Energy John Peter Amewu has disclosed that government spent GH₵232 million providing tax reliefs on petroleum products to ordinary Ghanaians between December 2017 and June 2018. He says the reliefs are part of government’s efforts to use tax interventions to mitigate the impact of the increasing price of […]

Lawyers, Doctors, Architects, Surveyors, Accountants, Engineers to pay taxes and issue VAT receipts for their services-GRA

As part of measures to boost domestic revenue mobilization and to meet its 2019 revenue target of 45 billion Ghana Cedis, the Ghana Revenue Authority has put in place measures calculated at helping them to achieve this ambition. To this end, the Authority says it intends to increase the compliance level of professionals in the […]

GRA to increase tax compliance level of professionals in 2019, lawyers, Doctors, Architects, Surveyors accountants etal targeted

As part of measures to boost domestic revenue mobilization and to meet its 2019 revenue target of 45 billion Ghana Cedis, the Ghana Revenue Authority has put in place measures calculated at helping them to achieve this ambition. To this end, the Authority says it intends to increase the compliance level of professionals in the […]

  GRA tasked to collect 45 billion cedis for 2019, figure to be revised upward to help push Ghana Beyond Aid agenda

Government has given the Ghana Revenue Authority a revenue target of 45 billion Ghana Cedis to be collected in 2019. The figure according to the Commissioner-General of the GRA, Emmanuel Kofi Nti will be revised upwards to help government realize its objective of a Ghana Beyond Aid, adding that discussions aimed at revising the figure […]

Railway sector can transform economy-From middle-income to First World status-Joe Ghartey

By John Elliot HAGAN, Accra Minister for Railways Development, Joe Ghartey is optimistic that a well-established railway sector can transform Ghana’s economy from middle-income to First World status. He recounted the parallels between the success of pre-independence Ghana and the railway sector of the time to buttress his point. “I am convinced beyond reasonable doubt […]