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African Continental FTA To Enter Into Force

by Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus

Friday, May 10, 2019

The African Continental Free Trade Agreement will enter into force on May 30, 2019, after Sierra Leone and the Sahrawi Republic deposited their instruments of ratification of the agreement. Read Full Story

 


OECD's Global Forum Releases New Tax Transparency Reports

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Friday, April 6, 2018

The OECD's Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes has published nine peer review reports assessing territories' compliance with international standards on tax transparency. Read Full Story

 


All African States To Sign A Continental FTA In March

by Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus

Thursday, December 7, 2017

The United States Economic Commission for Africa says African countries are gearing up to sign the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement, with a key deadline this month being hit with an agreement among ministers. Read Full Story

 


African Countries' Tax Bases Expanding, New Report Says

by Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

African countries are steadily improving their tax revenue collections, according to Revenue Statistics in Africa 2017, a new report released recently at a meeting of tax and finance officials from 21 African countries. Read Full Story

 


Ghana Introduces Flat-Rate VAT, New Exemptions

by Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

The Ghanaian Government has released an overview of an amendment to the VAT Act, which entered into force in early April, to amend the list of exempt supplies and introduce a VAT flat-rate arrangement for retailers and wholesalers. Read Full Story

 


Ghana Praised For Strengthening Tax Regime

by Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus

Monday, April 17, 2017

Ghana's Budget measures to control exemptions and tax evasion have "brought new confidence" over its economic outlook, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said. Read Full Story

 


Singapore, Ghana Sign New Double Tax Treaty

by Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus

Monday, April 3, 2017

Singapore and Ghana on March 31 signed a double tax agreement, providing for reduced withholding tax rates. Read Full Story

 


Ghana's 2017 Budget Looks For Improved Tax Compliance

by Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus

Monday, March 6, 2017

As promised in the recent elections, and despite the country's significantly increased fiscal deficit in 2016, Ghana's new Government has decided to balance its election promise of beginning a program of tax cuts to boost private sector growth, with an attack on tax non-compliance. Read Full Story

 


Ghana's New President Pledges Tax Cuts

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Nana Akufo-Addo, the new President of Ghana, announced at his inauguration ceremony that he is planning to improve the environment for business by reducing taxes and simplifying regulations. Read Full Story

 


Tax Inspectors Without Borders Boosting Revenues For Developing States

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, November 25, 2016

More than USD260m in tax revenues has been generated through the Tax Inspectors Without Borders initiative since its launch in July last year, the OECD announced on November 22. Read Full Story

 

 

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