• TAX AND REVENUE GENERATION
    history of taxation through the colonial times to the modern day has proved that taxation is an economic tool in Ghana. This is because individuals and corporate organisations are subjected to it. Answer to question 2 Government revenue is revenue received by a government. It...
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  • Student
    HISTORY OF TAXATION IN GHANA Introduction & Definition of taxation: To tax (from the Latin taxo; "I estimate") is to impose a financial charge or other levy upon a taxpayer (an individual or legal entity) by a state or the functional equivalent of a state such that failure to pay is punishable...
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  • Ghana
    Jasean Fowlkes Professor Marrow History 101 November 26, 2013 1. Ghana means: "Warrior King". Ghana was the title given to the emperors of Wagadou, which is why it became known in Europe and Arabia as the Ghana Empire. Although present day Ghana took its name from the ancient Ghana Empire...
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  • An Assessment of the Contributions and Challenges of Ghana Revenue Authority (Domestic Tax Revenue Division) Toward Revenue Mobilization. (a Case Study of Ghana Revenue Authority Head Office)
    ), corporate bodies (Corporation Tax), Capital Gains (Capital Gains Tax) and others. Income taxes are different from other sources of revenue in that they are compulsory levies and are unrequited; they are not paid in exchange for any specific thing. In spite of the many contributions of taxation, the Ghana...
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  • Three West African Kingdoms
    To what extent did geography determine the location of the three West African kingdoms of Ghana, Mali and Songhai? Ghana, Mali and Songhai were the three largest Kingdoms to exist in the history of West Africa. They were located in West Africa during the 11th, 14th and 15th century. West Africa is...
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  • Sheriff
    organizations must endeavour to honour their tax obligation. More so, the research will help individuals who would study or read taxation as a programme. Also, it is expected that the study will provide tax authorities with in-depth information on administration of tax and tax relief in Ghana. In...
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  • Ica Gh Syslabus
    Professional Ethics Corporate Strategy and Governance Advanced Taxation and Fiscal Policy Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana 1 Proposed Sylabus for ICAG Qualifying Examinations FEATURES AND INNOVATIONS OF THE NEW SCHEME This new scheme was developed on a well-established context...
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  • Business Plan
    iodated salt. The product will be put on the market by the company to compete with the different criteria of iodated salt on the market. ECL would be registered under the Ghana Company’s Code 1963, Act 179 and will therefore acquire a Certificate of Incorporation before starting operation, from the...
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  • Tax and Accountability
    democratic opposition (Gervasoni, 2006). Taxation and governance in developing countries today Today’s poor developing countries, particularly in Africa, have a different history than those usually cited as examples of accountable governance. It cannot be a question of simply replicating the...
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  • Taxation
    Finance. Since these changes did not affect the status of the revenue institutions, the NRS continues to be placed strategically between the ministry and these institutions. B. Autonomy for the Revenue Institutions Ghana has a relatively long history of tax administration. The first customs law was passed...
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  • revenue mobilization
    Organisation of the Study…………………………………………………………….. 4 CHAPTER TWO LITERATURE REVIEW 2.1 Introduction of CEPS…………………………………………………………………... 6 2.2 History of and Development of CEPS in Ghana………………………………............. 6 2.5 Functions of CEPS……………………………………………………………………... 22 2.5.1 The Revenue Functions...
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  • Trade Liberalization
    maintain the fiscal base for domestic taxation and to administer the tax system efficiently (see box 6.2). Table 6.4 Summary of fiscal developments and policy responses in fast-liberalizing countries, 1995-2002 Country Mauritaniab Seychelles Ghana Tunisia Burkina Faso Eq. Guinea Sudan Mauritius Morocco...
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  • African Kingdoms and Empires
    African Kingdoms and Empires During 400 AD, West Africa witnessed the rise and fall of the indigenous medieval empires of ancient Ghana, medieval Mali, and Songhai. Many other states and kingdoms arose during this time but Ghana, Mali and Songhai achieved the status of fully-fledged, functioning...
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  • Tax Compliance
    entry in markets where the government owns or controls businesses.[22] Purposes and effects Money provided by taxation has been used by states and their functional equivalents throughout history to carry out many functions. Some of these include expenditures on war, the enforcement of law and...
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  • Ghana
    History o Colonization o Post colonization • Politics • Economy • Education and languages Geographical Location and Regions [pic] Ghana is located in the western part of Africa, on the Greenwich meridian and some nautical miles from the equator...
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  • challenges
    have assigned its administration to the same organization that administers income taxation, which usually also administered the taxes that the VAT replaced. 2.10 SCOPE OF VAT The history of taxation reveals that no other tax has swept the world in more than thirty years from theory to practice...
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  • The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)
    , Gambia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo Full members 1977 Cape Verde Full member 28 May 1975 Guinea, Niger Suspended members Guinea after the 2008 coup d’état. Niger after the 2009 coup d’état. BRIEF HISTORY The call for a West...
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  • History of C'ote D'ivoire
    the passing of the decree of 8 March 1893. Its first governor was Binger. French influence extended to the northern territories where the people were subjected to taxation and the program of “civilization”. This provoked a high level of resistance amongst the indigenous people, which was only...
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  • AFRICAN POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC TRANSITION (FOCUSING ON PRESSURE & CHANGE MANAGEMENT): CASE STUDY OF NIGERIA & GHANA ON REVENUE COLLECTION PROCESSES
    AFRICAN POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC TRANSITION (FOCUSING ON PRESSURE & CHANGE MANAGEMENT): CASE STUDY OF NIGERIA & GHANA ON REVENUE COLLECTION PROCESSES Overview of Organization Nigeria: Nigeria is endowed with abundant natural resources. “It’s proven oil reserves are estimated by the U.S...
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  • Finacial accounting
    Adequacy ratio Consolidated Discount House Credit Union Association Credit Unions Double Taxation Agreements Economic Community of West African States Financial Sector Adjustment Program Financial Sector Strategic Plan gross domestic product Government of Ghana Index-Linked Bonds Ghana...
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