Ghana: Update on extension of tax return filing deadlines (COVID-19)

Ghana: Extension of tax return filing deadlines

Legislation to implement provisions previously announced by the Minister of Finance includes tax relief measures in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

1000

Related content

Some of the relief proposals either required that they be enacted into law or needed the written directive from the Commissioner-General before becoming effective and binding on both the revenue authority and taxpayers.

Under the prior release, the date for filing of self-assessment tax returns for companies having a 31 December year-end was extended from 31 March to 30 April 2020. The due date for filing annual corporate income tax and individual income tax returns has been extended from four months to six months after the end of the tax period. Taxpayers who resolve their outstanding debts by 30 June 2020 will be granted relief from penalties.

Read a May 2020 report [PDF 1.67 MB] prepared by the KPMG member firm in Ghana

The KPMG name and logo are trademarks used under license by the independent member firms of the KPMG global organization. KPMG International Limited is a private English company limited by guarantee and does not provide services to clients. No member firm has any authority to obligate or bind KPMG International or any other member firm vis-à-vis third parties, nor does KPMG International have any such authority to obligate or bind any member firm. The information contained herein is of a general nature and is not intended to address the circumstances of any particular individual or entity. Although we endeavor to provide accurate and timely information, there can be no guarantee that such information is accurate as of the date it is received or that it will continue to be accurate in the future. No one should act on such information without appropriate professional advice after a thorough examination of the particular situation. For more information, contact KPMG's Federal Tax Legislative and Regulatory Services Group at: + 1 202 533 4366, 1801 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20006.

Connect with us

 

Want to do business with KPMG?

 

loading image Request for proposal