Tax services

Utilising cutting-edge technology and specialist skills, our tax services assists clients in complying with tax related legislation and regulations.

All your requirements met in one Tax and Regulatory practice

PwC Ghana provides professional tax and regulatory services to both private and public sector entities in the following industries:

  • Consumer and Industrial Products and Services: Fast moving consumer goods, telecoms, manufacturing, construction, transport, media and service-oriented companies.
  • Energy, Utilities and Resources: Mining, exploration, renewable energy, oil and gas and utility entities.
  • Financial Services: Banking, insurance, pensions and non-bank financial institutions.
  • Government and Public Sector: Government, multi and bi-lateral agencies (donor agencies, NGOs).

 

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Our tax and regulatory service offerings

Corporate Income Tax Services

  • Corporate income tax returns preparation and filing
  • Statement of estimated tax preparation and filing
  • Withholding tax compliance
  • Tax accounting advice
  • Audit of tax provision
  • Income tax concessions and holiday planning

 

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General Tax Services

  • Tax reliefs and exemptions
  • Tax and TP health check services
  • Tax and TP audit support services
  • Tax and regulatory retainer
  • Tax updates, development and training
  • Tax lobbying and policies review
  • Tailored services for private company/equity and family owned businesses
  • High net worth individual services

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Human Resource Services

  • Individual income tax return filing
  • Payroll management, computation and compliance
  • Remuneration and benefits planning
  • Pensions and retirement planning
  • Tax clearance certificates for expatriates

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Immigration Services

  • Obtaining police clearance certificate
  • Obtaining work, residence and visitors’ permits
  • Obtaining emergency entry visas, re-entry visas and non-citizenship registration
  • Notification and confirmation of departure from Ghana
  • Filing of annual returns and advisory services
  • Immigration audits/health checks

 

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Indirect Tax Services

  • Value-added Tax (VAT) compliance
  • VAT withholding tax compliance
  • Application for VAT refunds
  • Customs duties and customs post-clearance audit support
  • Communications services tax consulting
  • Excise duty compliance and advisory
  • Other indirect taxes such as import levies, National Health Insurance Levy and GETFund Levy consulting

 

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Mergers and Acquisitions Tax and International Tax Services

  • Tax due diligence for buyers and vendors
  • Pre and post-acquisition tax advisory support on mergers, reorganisations and amalgamation projects
  • Taxation of indirect business transfers
  • Tax structuring of projects and investments
  • Foreign tax credits and taxation of foreign sourced income
  • Advisory on optimal use of permanent establishments
  • Use of double tax treaties
  • Efficiency of holding company jurisdictions
  • Pathfinding services

 

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Tax Reporting & Strategy Services

  • Tax accounting services
  • Tax administration consulting
  • Country-by-country reporting
  • Tax effectiveness reviews and risk management
  • Tax processes and controls/workflow services
  • Tax strategy and governance review
  • Embedding tax in business strategy
  • Tax technology consulting
  • Tax data management and analytics
  • Secondment of staff to client

 

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Transfer Pricing (TP) Services

  • TP documentation and return filing
  • TP audit and controversy management
  • TP audit defence file preparation services
  • TP for debt and treasury management
  • TP advisory and consultancy
  • TP in business restructuring and value chain transformation
  • Benchmarking studies

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Other Regulatory Services

  • Regulatory consulting
  • Data protection assistance
  • Regulatory compliance reviews
  • Corporate governance advisory/health check
  • Company recapitalisation, capital structuring and share dealings
  • Regulatory due diligence services

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Regulatory Services

  • Company registrations and renewals with various regulatory bodies and agencies
  • Inward investor/pathfinder services
  • Tax identification number (TIN) registration
  • Strategic investor registration at Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC)
  • Technology transfer registration
  • Obtaining licenses and permits
  • Intellectual property registrations
  • Convening and attending board meetings and general meetings
  • Maintenance of minutes of board and general meetings
  • Drafting resolutions of directors and shareholders
  • Corporate statutory filings including annual returns and changes in directors
  • Maintenance of statutory books and registers
  • Advising and supporting clients on employment law, labour disputes and Collective Bargaining Agreements
  • Legal and regulatory due diligence
  • Advising on corporate and commercial contracts and transactions across sectors/industries
  • Capacity building and training on legal and regulatory areas of interest
  • Corporate and commercial dispute resolution support services

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PwC is the leading provider of tax services worldwide. We understand your business and economic environment and we combine this with specialist tax knowledge and experience to help you navigate complexity.

Contact us

George Kwatia

Partner, Tax Leader, PwC Ghana

Tel: +233 (0) 302 761500

Ayesha Bedwei

Partner, Africa Diversity and Inclusion Leader, PwC Ghana

Tel: +233 (0) 30 276 1500

Abeku Gyan-Quansah

Partner, PwC Ghana

Tel: +233 (0) 30 276 1500

Kingsley Owusu-Ewli

Partner, PwC Ghana

Tel: +233 (0) 30 276 1500

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