Three Melcom Shop managers arrested over alleged tax irregularities

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) taskforce has arrested three Melcom shop managers in Accra for allegedly evading tax on the electronic Value Added Tax (VAT) system. The Managers were arrested at branches in Kasoa, Achimota, and North Industrial Area, for issuing non-e-VAT invoices.   The three managers were sent to the Customs headquarters for their […]

GRA recovers GHS30 million from 17 oil marketing companies

GRA recovers GHS30 million from 17 oil marketing companies

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has recovered GHS30 million out of GHS69 million taxes owed the state by 17 Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs). Reverend Dr Ammisshaddai Owusu-Amoah, the Commissioner General, GRA, who disclosed this to the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament on Tuesday, said GHS35 million of the total debt was still outstanding. He […]

Special Prosecutor to investigate auction of vehicles since 2016

The Special Prosecutor has commenced a full-scale investigation into suspected corruption and corruption-related offences in respect of auction sales of vehicles and goods by the customs divisions of the Ghana Revenue Authority between July 1, 2017, to August 15, 2022. The special prosecutor has therefore directed the commissioner of the customs divisions to immediately halt […]

Initiative to plug leakages in domestic revenues launched

By Mercy Darko Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia has officially launched the Revenue Assurance and Compliance Enforcement, RACE in Accra. The initiative is expected to build a robust framework to expand domestic revenue mobilization with emphasis on compliance and enforcement nationwide. Vice President Bawumia said over the years’ government had initiated policies which have placed Ghana […]