Tax Administration In Ghana And Its Problems Essays and Term Papers

  • Sheriff

    EFFECTIVENESS AND EFFECIENCY OF TAX ADMINISTRATION IN KUMASI BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Tax administration attaches great importance to all forms of taxes, in the sense that they aim at reducing tax evasion to its minimum level. Ghana has relatively a long tax history on tax administration. According to the Report...

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  • revenue mobilization

    (Management) Law 1993 PNDCL 330 has proved it worth in tax administration, collecting GH¢ 24,800,000, GH¢ 31,5000,000, GH¢ 37,100,000 and GH¢ 45,900,000 in 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 respectively in Kumasi, contributing 1% in total CEPS revenue in Ghana. Aside revenue collection, CEPS is mandated to prevent...

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  • Taxation

    Ghana: Tax Administration Reforms (1985-1993) Seth E. Terkper ABSTRACT Bold changes in Ghana's tax administration played a key role in improving the country's revenue mobilization and overall fiscal health. This paper describes and analyzes these changes and offers them as lessons to other nations...

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  • Need for Extensive Reorganisation of Tax Administration in Ghana

    Need for extensive reorganisation of tax administration in GHANA First, in order to be able to properly collect taxes from the citizens and residents of Ghana, the government must educate the masses about the need for the taxes. The average person must be made to understand that the government cannot...

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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)

    so with the increasing dependence of the citizenry on the central government for the provision of infrastructure and other necessaries of life. In Ghana, the central government provided and continues to make available such infrastructure as roads, portable water, rural and urban electrification, hospitals...

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  • challenges

    A STUDY OF THE CHALLENGES AND PROSPECTS OF THE VAT SERVICE IN GHANA (A CASE STUDY OF THE KUMASI METROPOLIS) BY MARY KONADU ASAFO ADJEI OSEI DANSO LORETTA AKPAI ANTHONY REXFORD AMPONSAH NANCY ARTHUR A project work presented to the Business Studies Department of Christian Service University ...

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  • AFRICAN POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC TRANSITION (FOCUSING ON PRESSURE & CHANGE MANAGEMENT): CASE STUDY OF NIGERIA & GHANA ON REVENUE COLLECTION PROCESSES

    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. United States Energy Information Administration (EIA) at between 16 and 22 billion...

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  • Developing an Effective and Efficient Tax System in a Developing Economy - a Case Study of Ghana

    UNIVERSITY OF CAPE COAST SCHOOL OF BUSINESS DEVELOPING AN EFFECTIVE AND EFFICIENT TAX SYSTEM IN A DEVELOPING ECONOMY - A CASE STUDY OF GHANA A PROJECT WORK PRESENTED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE, SCHOOL OF BUSINESS, UNIVERSITY OF CAPE COAST IN PARTIAL FULFILMENT OF THE REQUIREMENT...

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  • Ica Gh Syslabus

    Objectives and Expected Performance Outcome of each part THE INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS (GHANA) Syllabus for ICAG Qualifying Examinations ACCRA 2009 Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana 1 Proposed Sylabus for ICAG Qualifying Examinations Contents Introduction Features...

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  • Revenue mobilization

    challenges of the GRA administration is to be blamed on inadequate revenue mobilization, due to lack of mission or comprehensive functional role, and lack of proper structure ( i.e. the role of GRA in the development process were not known) Moreover, the GRA’s administration is often characterized...

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  • Student

    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 by law. A tax may be...

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  • Trade Liberalization

    challenge is how to maintain fiscal stability while liberalizing trade. For African governments with inefficient tax administrations, and for those that still rely heavily on trade taxes, the problems can be severe. During the late 1990s many African countries struggled to maintain sustainable fiscal positions...

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  • Ghana and Tanzania

    system or an Organization machinery of ruling the society. It is a group of people within the society with the power and authority in performing administration functions. Also Government, refers to the particular group of people which the administrative bureaucracy of a society at a given time. Also is...

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  • Tax and Accountability

    challenges of an ageing population. The Organisation provides a setting where governments can compare policy experiences, seek answers to common problems, identify good practice and work to co-ordinate domestic and international policies. The OECD member countries are: Australia, Austria, Belgium,...

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  • The 2013 Budget Of Ghana

    Theme: ―Sustaining Confidence in the Future of the Ghanaian Economy‖ REPUBLIC OF GHANA BUDGET SPEECH BUDGET STATEMENT AND ECONOMIC POLICY of the GOVERNMENT OF GHANA for the 2013 FINANCIAL YEAR Parliament On th Tuesday, 5 March, 2013 PRESENTED TO SETH E. TERKPER Minister for...

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  • Term Paper on Public Sector Economics

    GHANA INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION TERM PAPER FOR PUBLIC SECTOR ECONOMICS LILLIAN OSEI WIREKU ID NO.: GIMPA BUSINESS SCHOOL GREENHILL COLLEGE Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Bachelor...

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  • Tax Compliance

    raise revenue through direct tax so during the assembly of chiefs summoned at Cape Coast in 19th April 1852, the Governor Major Hill passed a Poll Tax Ordinance. The poll tax ordinance imposed tax of one shilling per head on each man, woman and child in the colony. The poll tax was to be collected by officers...

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  • The Essence of Taxation in Nation Building

    A tax is a compulsory payment or contribution made by the citizens of a country to the government for the general benefit of the country. There are two main systems of taxation levied by the government which are direct and indirect taxes. Examples of direct taxes are personal income taxes, company taxes...

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  • Development of Entrepreneurship in Ghana: the Way Forward

    DEVELOPMENT OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN GHANA: THE WAY FORWARD Entrepreneurship is the most powerful economic force known to mankind. The Entrepreneurial Revolution that captured our imagination during the 1990s has now permeated every aspect of business thinking and planning. As exemplified by industry...

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  • Compturised Tax System and Revenue Mobilzation

    basic functions (Contact; 2007). By this, Tax administrations can mobilize financial resources in order to secure the provision of public services such as education, infrastructure, health services, or social protection. This is to say that revenue administrations occupy a pivotal position in the mobilization...

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