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File your tax returns or be prosecuted – GRA

The Head of Tax Compliance at the Ghana Revenue Authority, Mr. Henry Sam has served notice that the authority will prosecute tax defaulters. In line with this, the Legal Department of the Authority had been directed to compile reports on all such offenders. He said the authority has already initiated …

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Chief imposes wedding tax in his village

No-one has got married in a village in Kano state, Nigeria, in the past four months after its chief imposed a wedding tax. Ado Sa’id, the chief of Kera village in north-west Nigeria, wants grooms to pay 137,000 naira ($377, £294). This is instead of the current custom of the …

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Government exposed over GH¢800m GAT cash

Contrary to earlier claims by the government that is not providing some GH¢800 million to the Ghana Amalgamated Trust (GAT) to support NIB and ADB, it is emerging that such a move has actually been initiated. The minority in parliament through its spokesperson on Finance Isaac Adongo last Tuesday accused …

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Reject tax increment in 2019 mid-year budget – Jinapor

A former deputy minister of Energy and Petroleum John Jinapor is rallying Ghanaians to reject any tax increment in the 2019 Mid-year budget review on Monday. According to him, the move will lead to unbearable hardships on Ghanaians. The finance minister Ken Ofori-Atta is expected to present the 2019 Mid-year …

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