Chief Justice to establish tax court in Accra

The proposed tax court will be located at the criminal division of the Court of Appeal within the Supreme Court building

The Chief Justice, Anin Yeboah, is in the process of establishing a tax court to deal with prosecutions of tax cases in Ghana. has seen a letter addressed to the Ghana Bar Association seeking their input on the proposed tax court.

Although the date for the commencement of the court has not been given yet, is learning the court will be located at the criminal division of the Court of Appeal, within the Supreme Court building.

Below is a copy of the Letter:

GRA sets revenue target of GHC60 billion for 2021

Meanwhile, the Ghana Revenue Authority has set a target of GHC60 billion as its revenue target for 2021 despite the raging impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Commissioner General of the GRA said the authority has mapped out strategies to ensure it meets the ambitious target for this year.

The Authority in January  exceeded its revised revenue target for 2020 after mobilising about GH₵ 45,338.69 million, the acting commissioner general Amishaddai Owusu-Amoah has announced.

It  was expected to collect total tax revenue of GH₵ 47,253.95 million for the 2020 fiscal year. This represented 7.6% growth over the actual tax revenue collections of GH₵ 43,907.12 million for the 2019 fiscal year.

However, as a result of the impact of COVID-19 global pandemic, the budget was revised to GH₵ 42,769.50 million.

Fred Dzakpata

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