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Ghana to raise VAT to 17%

  • Feb 16, 2018 | Richard Asquith

Ghana to raise VAT to 17%

Ghana has proposed a Value Added Tax rate increase of 2% to 17%.

The rate was last increased from 12.5% to the current 15% in  January 2014. Last year, the government introduced a 3% flat rate for small companies.


VP Global Indirect Tax
Richard Asquith
VP Global Indirect Tax Richard Asquith
Richard Asquith is VP Global Indirect Tax at Avalara, helping businesses understand their compliance obligations as they grow globally. He can be contacted at: richard.asquith@avalara.com. He is part of the European leadership team which won International Tax Review's 2020 Tax Technology Firm of the Year. Richard trained as an accountant with KPMG in the UK, and went on to work in Hungary, Russia and France with EY.