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Tax Justice Coalition - Ghana

We the members of the Tax Justice Coalition, having the succinct recognition of tax injustices in Ghana and the world at large, believe that the citizens (tax payers) and the government with its allied institutions who hold a fiduciary role in the management of tax revenues, ought to execute their respective roles in a just, coherent and honest manner, thus promoting transparency, integrity and accountability in the tax system particularly in Ghana.

To this end, the Ghana Tax Justice Coalition seeks to work at the local and national level to complement regional and continental efforts to deliver tax justice.

Press Releases

THE AGYAPA ROYALTIES DEAL IS A TAX AVOIDANCE SCHEME

Press Statement For immediate released on the 27th August 2020 THE AGYAPA ROYALTIES DEAL IS A TAX AVOIDANCE SCHEME The...
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Press Releases

CSOs Response to the Implementation of the Minerals Income Investment Fund and Matters Arising

CSOs Response to the Implementation of the Minerals Income Investment Fund and Matters Arising Date: 25th August, 2020 Ladies and...
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News

Tax Justice Coalition of Ghana launches Financial Bleeding Register

The Tax Justice Coalition of Ghana has launched a portal, dubbed ‘Ghana Financial Bleeding Register.’ The Ghana Financial Bleeding Register(FBR)...
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COVID 19 Updates International News

Debt in developing countries has doubled in less than a decade

Jubilee Debt Campaign reveals sharp rise in number of countries in distress since 2018 Developing nation debt has more than...
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News Uncategorized

RTI law does not fully support fighting illicit financial flows

Accra, Aug. 13, GNA – Dr. Stephen Manteaw, the Co-chair of the Ghana Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative has noted that...
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COVID 19 Updates

THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC: GOVERNMENT MUST ADOPT PROGRESSIVE MEASURES

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Blog

How can civil society help achieve more equitable and accountable tax systems?

There is growing international attention on tax collection in low-income countries. This attention is only amplifying in light of the...
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COVID 19 Updates Publications Reports

GENDER, SOCIOECONOMIC AND FISCAL RESPONSE MEASURES

Introduction Most developing countries have limited capacities to handle the socio-economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic and are already facing...
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COVID 19 Updates Publications Reports

COVID 19 RESPONSE: THE FISCAL MEASURES AND IMPACTS

Background The COVID-19 pandemic has spread rapidly across the world and as a result, has placed all economies globally under...
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News

Fire guts GRA head office annex in Accra

An eye-witness, Mr Iddrisu Mumuni, told Graphic Online that he spotted the fire at the back of the building at about 7.30...
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Press Releases

Government should Consider Reversal of the Communication Service Tax Increment to Reduce Hardship on Ghanaians.

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News

21 CSOs petition government over GH¢ 2.75bn procurement cash

A total of 21 civil society organizations (CSOs) in the country have petitioned the Finance Ministry, requesting for detailed information...
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News

No new taxes in 2020 – Deputy Minister of Finance.

The government has no plans of introducing new taxes in the 2020 budget to be laid before Parliament in November,...
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News

Call tax increased to 9%; luxury vehicle levy withdrawn

Government has announced that it is increasing Communication Service Tax (CST) to nine percent. The move, according to the Finance...
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News

2019 Mid-year Budget Review: ‘Petrol, mobile tax to go up’

Pro-government newspaper, The Daily Statesman, has hinted that the Finance Minister will announce an increase in petroleum and mobile tax...
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News

Tax Justice Coalition wants Kwame Owusu removed from GRA post

The Tax Justice Coalition Ghana has called on the Akufo-Addo government to withdraw its appointment of Kwame Owusu as the...
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Press Releases

Tax Justice Coalition Ghana Calls for the Removal of the New Ghana Revenue Authority Board Chairperson

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News

OXFAM URGES STAKEHOLDERS TO PARTNER TO PROMOTE RESPONSIBLE TAX & BUSINESS PRACTICES

Civil society and government alone cannot resolve inequality and poverty, Dr Alex Ampaabeng, Fiscal Policy Analyst of Oxfam in Ghana,...
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Events

GHANA TAX DIALOGUE MULTI-STAKEHOLDER FORUM

Programmed details:Theme: How should a fair tax system look like?Date: 17th July 2019                Time: 08:30 –...
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News

Ghana loses $200m yearly from petroleum smuggling – NPA boss

Ghana loses about $200 million of tax revenue due to the smuggling of petroleum products and other nefarious activities in...
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Public forum on tax compliance and responsibility held at Takoradi.

Evaluation on tax usage and inadequate education on taxation has been the major cause of tax evasion across the country.

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Public forum on tax compliance and responsibility held in Kumasi

Government has been urged to put in measures to ensure that the tax system is equitable and just enough to serve

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Public forum on tax compliance and responsibility held in Tamale

The forum, which was on the theme: “Addressing policy challenges and regulatory loopholes to improve tax compliance in Ghana,”

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Membership is open to organisations and individuals who are working directly to achieve the Coalition’s goals. Organisations who wish to support the Tax Justice Coalition are also invited to become supporting-partners. Supporting-partners do not have voting rights.

Terms of Membership

An organisation and or individual shall be eligible to apply for membership of the Tax Coalition if one or more of the following applies:

  • The organisation/person is interested in and/or actively involved in promoting tax justice
  • The organisation/person has similar objectives and support the objectives of the Coalition.
  • Globally revolutionize global sources through
November 5, 2019
Modern City Hotel, Tamale - Ghana.
November 7, 2019
Ceeta Kel Hotel, Kumasi
November 12, 2019
Hillcrest Hotel, Takoradi - Ghana.