Ghana

Currency: Cedi (GHS)

Timezone: Greenwich Mean Time (UTC)

Major Cities: Accra

Ghana is a Western African country sharing borders with the Gulf of Guinea, Togo, Cote d’Ivoire, and Burkina Faso. The country’s climate is tropical-warm and dry along the coast and hot and dry in the north-with a terrain that is largely low plains. 

With a population of approximately 30 million people, Ghana is the second-most populous country in West Africa after Nigeria. The major ethnic groups of the country include the Akan, Mole-Dagbon, Ewe, and Ga-Dangme, with the English language regarded as the official language of the country.Ghana operates a unitary and presidential system of government that is administratively divided into 16 regions, including Accra, the country’s capital.  The country’s economy is a market-based economy dominated by the agricultural sector which accounts for 20 percentof the country’s GDP and employs over 50 percent of the labor force. The country is also the second-largest producer of cocoa which is a major source of foreign exchange to the economy along with other commodities such as gold and petroleum. The major problems facing the country include public sector corruption and youth unemployment challenge.

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Financial Sector Recovery Levy Act, 2021

Ghana, Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning

An Act to impose a special levy to be known as the financial sector recovery levy on banks to raise revenue to support the financial sector reforms and to provide for related matters.

Ghana 2021 Finance

Income Tax (Amendment) Act, 2021

Ghana, Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning

An Act to amend the sixth schedule to the Income Tax Act, 2015 (Act 896) to provide for a rebate for selected industrial sectors, suspend quarterly instalment payments by specified self-employed persons and owners of...

Ghana 2021 Finance

Penalty and Interest Waiver Act, 2021

Ghana, Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning

An Act to grant a waiver of penalties and interests on accumulated tax arrears up to December 2020 for persons who make arrangements with the Ghana Revenue Authority for payment of the principal tax by...

Ghana 2021 Finance

Energy Sector Levies (Amendment) Act, 2021

Ghana, Ministry of Energy

An Act to amend the Energy Sector Levies Act, 2015 (Act 899) to provide for an Energy Sector Recovery Levy and Sanitation and Pollution Levy to be imposed on specified petroleum products and related matters.

Ghana 2021 Energy

Ghana Infrastructure Investment Fund (Amendment Act, 2021

Ghana, Infrastructure

An Act to amend the Ghana Infrastructure Investment Fund Act, 2014 (Act 877) to provide for additional sources of funds, extend the period of exemption from taxes and for related matters.

Ghana 2021 Infrastructure and Construction

Revenuer Administration (Amendment) Act, 2020

Ghana, Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning

An Act to amend the Revenue Administration Act, 2016 (Act 915) to establish an Independent Tax Appeals Board, provide for the payment of a shortfall in tax liability without payment of a penalty and for...

Ghana 2020 Finance

Imposition of Restrictions Act, 2020

Ghana, Ministry of Health

An Act to provide for the imposition of restrictions in accordance with paragraphs(c), (d) and (e) of clause (4) of article 21 of the Constitution, and for related matters.

Ghana 2020 Health

Ministry of Health Client Service Charter

Ghana, Ministry of Health

This document details everything about Ghana’s health sector. The policy emphasizes on the goal of the health sector within the Sector Medium Term Development Plan (2018-2021) to ensure a healthy and productive population that continues...

Ghana 2020 Health

National Guidelines for Health Care Waste Management In Ghana

Ghana, Ministry of Health

This document provides direction to health care facilities in Ghana to comply with the requirement of the Hazardous and Electronic Waste Control and Management Act, 2016 (Act 917) and the revised national policy to ensure...

Ghana 2020 Health

Health Care Waste Management Policy for Ghana

Ghana, Ministry of Health

The main goal of this policy is to provide direction for effective, efficient and safe management of health care waste through the adoption of best available techniques and best environmental practices to prevent injuries, infections...

Ghana 2020 Health