Ghana: Tax relief measures, update (COVID-19)

Ghana: Tax relief measures, update (COVID-19)

The Commissioner-General of the Ghana Revenue Authority in May 2020, issued directives concerning certain tax relief measures in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.


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The relief measures relate to the taxation of withdrawals from pension plans and provident funds, to the remuneration paid to certain health workers, and concerning deductions for COVID-19-related donations.

This follows tax incentives presented by the Minister of Finance in March 2020, and that required a written directive from the Commissioner-General or the passage of a legislative instrument.

Read a June 2020 report prepared by the KPMG member firm in Ghana

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