Ghanaian Chronicle

VAT Charges Not On Deposits … Says Minister


By Daniel Nonor Banks contemplating imposing an additional 17.5 per cent Value Added Tax charge on all services could be taking an illegal advantage of their customers, as the new VAT Act, Act 870, only affects fees that are charged on non-core financial services, such as consulting services, data processing, legal, accounting, and other such […]

NPP Can’t Afford To Fail Ghanaians -Afoko


By Stephen Odoi-Larbi The National Chairman and Leader of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Paul Afoko, has admonished sympathizsers and members of the elephant family to bury their differences and join forces to unseat the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC), come 2016.

Amended VAT Law: Banks Must Stop Being Disingenuous


  The hearts of Ghanaians and foreigners alike, who are customers of the various banks in the country, must have missed several beats yesterday morning upon reading or hearing of The Chronicle lead story ‘Banks Face Collapse …as gov’t imposes VAT on deposits, salaries etc.’

Stop The Media War – Afoko Cautions NPP Flagbearer-Hopefuls

Mr. Paul Afoko has challenged NPP faithful to prepare for government and power in 2016.

  By Stephen Odoi-Larbi National Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Paul Afoko, has cautioned flagbearer-hopefuls on the ticket of the party to immediately put a stop to the  media spectacle they were constantly engaged at each since that will affect their dreams in the 2016 general elections.

Banks Face Collapse … As Gov’t Imposes VAT On Deposits, Salaries, Etc.


WithMasahudu Ankiilu Kunateh Email: [email protected] Many banks operating in Ghana face a daunting task of growth, following the revelation that the government is scheming, through the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), to place 17.5 percent Value Added Tax (VAT) on all bank transactions in the country. The levy is expected to take effect next month.

US probes Ibrahim Mahama

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News Desk Report The circumstances under which a US flagged jet, linked to  Ibrahim Mahama, junior brother of President John Dramani Mahama, landed on Iranian soil (Tehran), allegedly without approval or prior notification of the US authorities, is currently a subject of investigation by the US.

Engineers Present Development Proposals To SADA


The Ghana Institution of Engineers (GIE) has presented an infrastructure development proposal document to the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA) for effective collaboration to bridge the development gap in the SADA zones.

Subscribers Lambast Vodafone Over Poor Service


By Masahudu Ankiilu Kunateh Subscribers of Vodafone Ghana are angry over the failure of the telecoms service provider to restore their services which make them unable to recharge their mobile phones.

Chinese Coy In Tax Fraud … Blames Gov’t For Not Paying For Work Done


The China Railways Construction Corporation (WUJU), the construction firm working on both the Giffard and Burma Camp roads in Accra (from the 37 Military Hospital to Labadi T-Junction), has been caught in the web of tax fraud, but left off the hook of being prosecuted in court.

Ghana Shouldn’t Be Intimidated To Signing EPA -AGI

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By: Masahudu Ankiilu Kunateh Email: [email protected] The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) has urged the government to take a resolute stance and not be intimidated into signing the controversial Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with the European Union (EU). The call comes ahead of the country’s national consultation forum on the EPA, which takes place today, […]

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