Customs to storm shops, seize goods without tax stamp

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The Ghana Revenue Authority has issued a warning notice to traders that the Authority will soon embark on unannounced inspection visits to retail shops across the country to seize goods without the affixed tax stamp.

A statement issued Friday and signed by commissioner General of the Ghana Revenue Authority, Emmanuel Kofi Nti said a heavy enforcement task force from the customs division of the Ghana Revenue Authority will in the coming days pay surprise visits to retailers, suppliers and businesses that does not have the certified tax stamp affixed to goods affected by the policy.

The statement added that sanctions will be meted out to owners of businesses found guilty of the tax stamp law.

The tax stamp policy is to ensure that more people and businesses honour their tax obligations.

Below is the GRA full statement.



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Kennedy Mornah is an Award Winning Ghanaian Journalist with over two decades of experience in the Ghanaian Media landscape spanning the electronic, print and digital media. He is a Media Consultant, a Corporate MC, Radio and TV Host, Founder and Publisher of the Maritime and Transport Digest Newspaper, Businessman, a Go getter and an optimist. He has worked for renowned media organizations including Diamond Fm in Tamale, Luv Fm in Kumasi, Oman Fm in Accra and Starr Fm in Accra In 2017 he received the Reporter of the Year Award at the Ghana Shippers Awards in Accra, Ghana.

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