GRA targets GHC80.3m revenue target for 2022 through digitization
The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has revealed it’s plan to use digitization to achieve it’s revenue target of GHC80.3m revenue target for 2022.
Commissioner-General, Ammishaddai Owusu-Amoah, indicated that the GRA has introduced several innovative ideas to help them achieve their target.
According to him, the digitization drive for Domestic Tax and Customs Divisions will continue unabated.
He added that the GRA will deploy the next phase of the Ghana Customs Integrated System (ICUMS) and the Taxpayer portal.
“To drive this agenda, the following milestones will be observed: Effective 1 April, 2022, it will be mandatory for all Large Taxpayers to file returns online.”
“From 1st June, 2022, it will be compulsory for selected medium sized businesses and all High Net Worth Individuals to also file returns online.”
“Additionally, we will automate and make requests for Tax Clearance Certificates(TCC’s) easily available. To access Government services, you will be required to have a TCC”, he explained.
He further disclosed that the GRA was prepared to implement the e-levy, which the Authority believes would ensure a “reliable stream of revenue for the country.