Ghana Removes VAT Exemption From Various Supplies Effective 1 January 2023

Stephanie Melhem
January 17, 2023

Effective 1 January 2023, Ghana has removed the VAT exemption from imported textbooks, imported newspapers, architectural plans and similar plans, drawings, scientific and technical works, periodicals, magazines, trade catalogues, price lists, greeting cards, almanacs, calendars, diaries and stationery and other printed matter.

The Value Added Tax Amendment Act, 2022 can be found here.

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Stephanie Melhem

Stephanie Melhem is a Junior Regulatory Counsel at Sovos Compliance. Within Sovos’ Regulatory Analysis function, Stephanie specializes in research and analysis of global VAT and GST. Stephanie received a B.S. with distinction in Applied Legal Studies from Suffolk University and a J.D. from the University of Massachusetts School of Law. Stephanie is a member of the Massachusetts Bar and New Hampshire Bar.
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