The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has refuted reports that a luxury vehicle tax is likely to be implemented in the nation. The Authority contends that this assertion is untrue because they did not approve that publication. This comes after a fictitious letter titled "Implementation of Luxury Vehicle Levy" that has been circulating on social media.
Former President John Dramani Mahama has commented that the news that some $100 million has been diverted from petroleum funds for unapproved expenditure is most disconcerting. According to John Mahama, Section 3 of the PRMA (Act 815) is explicit that all Petroleum revenue due the Republic derived from whatever source shall be assessed, collected and accounted for by the Ghana Revenue Authority.
Colonel (Rtd) Kwadjo Damoah, the man cited in the recent corruption related investigation by the Office of the Special Prosecutor, has been relieved of his duties as the Commissioner of the Customs division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA). A Letter from the Jubilee House signed by the Secretary to the President, Nana Bediatu Asante directs
The member of parliament for Bantama constituency, honourable Francis Asenso Boakye has instructed his lawyers to write official letter to captain smart to retract and sincerely apologize for falsely accusing him on issues he has no idea about. In a statement on his Facebook page, Hon Asenso Boakye said he had the opportunity to watch a video in which Captain Smart mentioned his name on the “Maakye” morning show on Accra-based Onua TV, in relation to a matter concerning a Ghanaian firm, Labianca Company Limited and the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA).
The Commissioner of the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority, Colonel Kwadwo Damoah, who has recently comes into public scrutiny after the Special Prosecutor fingered him in Labianca saga, is in hot waters again as leaked documents allegedly reveals his help in tax evasion. In the document, Colonel Damoah was cited as helping people invade tax at the Aflao border.
Special Prosecutor, Kissi Agyebeng has been in the news of late. He has been in the news after his Office publicly came out that it has recovered GH¢1.074 million from Labianca Company Limited, a company owned by Ms Eunice Jacqueline Buah Asomah-Hinneh, who is a an elected member of the Council of State representing the Western Region.
National Organizer of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Henry Nana Boakye has berated the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) for closing down businesses in the Ashanti Region, a political stronghold of the party. He says the approach by the GRA to station revenue officers at businesses in the region is “weak and lame”.
The Ghana Revenue Authority's enforcement team has locked up the well-known event venue "Underbridge" in East Legon, which is part of the Greater Accra areaThe facility's managers were unable to register and provide Value Added Tax (VAT) receipts to their clients, which led to the action.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has directed Colonel Kwadwo Damoah (RTD), Commissioner-General of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), to hand over to his deputy. The directive follows the expiration of Col. Damoah's contract, according to the letter obtained by Angelonline.com.gh on August 26, 2022.
Colonel Kwadwo Damoah (ret), who was ordered by President Akufo-Addo to resign after his contract expired, has stated that he is cooperating with the Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) in the ongoing investigations. Madam Eunice Jacqueline Buah Asomah-Hinneh, the head of the Ghana Revenue Authority's (GRA) Customs Division, is on the OSP's docket for allegedly lowering the benchmark values for goods imported by a Council of State member.
The news of some "smuggled fertilizers" has gone viral. Why should some people repackage COCOBOD or the government's fertiliser products and export them abroad? Whose authority does someone have to smuggle fertilisers for export? Why should the owner load 15 trucks with the allegedly smuggled fertilisers?
Francis Asenso Boakye, a member of parliament for the Bantama seat, has instructed his attorneys to send Captain Smart an official letter retracting and sincerely apologizing for wrongly accusing him of matters he is unaware of. Hon. Asenso Boakye made the claim on his Facebook page after viewing a video in which Captain Smart mentioned him on the "Maakye" morning show on Accra's Onua TV in connection with a dispute involving a Ghanaian company, Labianca Company Limited, and the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA).
The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has come under fire from Henry Nana Boakye, known simply by his stage name Nana B, the National Organiser of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), for stationing its officers at stores, restaurants, and other establishments to record sales of goods for tax purposes.
The introduction of the Electronic Vat system by the Ghana Revenue Authority , the failure of various companies to comply to and action implore my the G R A task force in the enforcement of this mode of collecting tax has made ways in the various news article with people sharing their opinions on it .
The Office of the Special Prosecutor has gained popularity in recent months. The Ghana Revenue Authority's Commissioner of Customs Division was the subject of an exposé by Kissi Agyebeng's office. Colonel Kwadwo Damoah allegedly conspired with another business to avoid charging the country with taxes on several things that should have been subject to taxation, according to the Office of the Special Prosecutor.
John Dramani Mahama, Former President has ordered the authorities to go back the hundred million which changed into allegedly diverted from petroleum budget for unapproved expenditure, to go back the stated money. He defined the information as very “disturbing.” He insists that there may be no justification for diverting sales from the nation’s percentage of petroleum assets into some other account except the Petroleum Hold Fund (PHF).
In protest of the wild decline of the local currency, the Cedi, the high cost of conducting business, the collection of excessive taxes by the government, among other things, some merchants in Kumasi, the capital of the Ashanti region, locked up their businesses on Monday, October 10, 2022.
In compliance with the revised Value Added Tax Act 870, the Ghana Revenue Authority launched the certified electronic invoicing system, often known as E-VAT, on October 1, 2022. To ensure income, the E-VAT approves each invoice generated by taxpayers in almost real time. Members of the Ghana Revenue Authority's E-VAT Technical Team stressed to the public during the Eye on Port event that the E-VAT is not a brand-new tax.
It has been announced that, the President of the Republic of Ghana, His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has exercised a decision to bring to an end, the work of the Commissioner-General, Customs Division at the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), Col. Kwadwo Damoah (RTd).
The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has distanced itself from comments made by the Commissioner of the Customs Division of the GRA Col Kwadwo Damoah over the report of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) on Labianca Company Limited. The GRA emphasised that the statement by Col Damoah was made in his personal capacity and not for the GRA.