Ghana

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The new Companies Act promotes prudence in management, effective boardroom practice and shareholder activism. The timing of this new law is ideal as 2018 saw a string of collapsed banks, many of which experienced a breakdown in their corporate governance regime. For the first time in Ghana’s corporate governance history, an Office of the...

 

Ghana is broadly heralded as a beacon for democracy, peace and socio-economic stability in West Africa. Peaceful democratic elections have been held in Ghana since 1992, and since then the country has steered clear of major internal conflict. The rapid growth and permeation of private enterprise has ensured a level and competitive playing...

 

Ghana’s legal system is based on the English Common Law. The respect for the rule of law and the protection of fundamental human rights are ideals woven intrinsically into the fabric of Ghanaian society. The country’s prevailing 1992 constitution further embeds these ideals and has served as a bedrock for ensuing decades of sustained...

 

After more than half a century Ghana passed the Companies Act, 2019 (Act 992), which replaces the Companies Act, 1963 (Act 179). The new act aims to amend and consolidate the law relating to companies, and provide for related matters, among other things. It was preceded by a number of taxation law reforms: the Value-Added Tax Law revision in...

 

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) is the government body mandated to collect and assess taxes. It enforces the provisions of the tax acts and serves as the first arbiter between parties in the event of a dispute. The Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning is responsible for overseeing the GRA.

 

The topic of VAT has dominated the discussion of taxation in recent years, with the most notable conversations occurring in the Gulf. Like the Gulf countries, many territories have their own story of implementing the tax. This analysis outlines the VAT story in Ghana, highlights how the tax has changed over the years and explains the situation...

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