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Manufacturers For The Production Of Fiscal Electronic Devices (FED) Software Developers Of Fiscal Electronic Data Management Software (FEDMS) Request For Expression Of Interest (EOI) (International Competitive Tender)

As part of Government’s effort to improve revenue collection and modernize business processes within the Revenue Administration, the 2017 Budget Statement and Economic Policy of Government proposed the introduction of a system to monitor VAT collections on a real-time basis. This involves Taxpayers using Fiscal Electronic Device (FED) to issue Commissioners’ invoice {Fiscal receipt) and transmitting transaction details to GRA’s server. 

Towards this, the Ghana Revenue Authority in collaboration with the Ministry of Finance is seeking Expression of Interest from

a) Manufacturers for the production of Fiscal Electronic Devices (FED)

b) Software developers for the Fiscal Electronic Data Management (FEDMS) software required to administer the data transmitted from the FEDs.

GENERAL CRITERIA

1. Company profile

2. Profile of Key Technical Staff

3. Experience in assignment of comparable scope or nature (List of clientel base)

4. Company or Firm’s Registration Certificate

5. Valid SSNIT Certificate or its equivalent in the country of bidder

6. TIN Certificate or its equivalent in the country of bidder or a statement from the tax authorities in the bidder’s country of origin indicating that such certificate or its equivalent is not issued.

7. Valid Tax Clearance Certificate or its equivalent in the country of bidder or a statement from the tax authorities in the bidder’s country of origin indicating that such certificate or its equivalent is not issued. 

 

SPECIFIC CRITERIA FOR MANUFACTURERS

1. The Manufacturer shall provide evidence that it has been actively engaged in the manufacture of fiscal devices business for at least five (5) years prior to the date of submission of applications

2. The Manufacturer must demonstrate that they have capacity to supply devices of this nature. To this effect, they will be required to submit with their documents reference letters from at least two institutions, preferably tax authorities, from at least two different countries or more to which they have supplied such devices. Minimum time period in the supply business is 3 years and the supply experience in similar projects. 

3. Manufacturer’s Country of Registration 

4. Manufacturer’s Statement [ISO 9001, ISO 14 001, ISO 27 001, ISO 8001 and ISO 18001]

SPECIFIC CRITERIA FOR FISCAL ELECTRONIC DATA MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE

1. The Software developer shall provide evidence that it has been actively engaged in the development, installation and maintenance of software of this nature for at least five (5) years prior to the date of submission of applications

To this effect, the developer will be required to submit with their documents reference letters from at least two institutions, preferably tax authorities, from at least two different countries or more to which they have developed, installed and maintained such software. Minimum time period in the supply business is 3 years and the supply experience in similar projects. 

2. Software Developer’s Country of Registration 

Interested bidders may obtain information from Room 001 on the ground floor of Head Office Annex Ghana Revenue Authority from 9.am to 4.30 pm on all working days. (Attention: Roland Asampana, Mob: 0244658113, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Shortlisting would be done in accordance with the procedures and guidelines set out in the Public Procurement Act, 2003 (Act 663) and the Public Procurement Amendment Act of 2016 (Act 914) of Ghana.

Bidders are to bid on only one item, that is, either

c) Manufacturers for the production of Fiscal Electronic Devices (FED) or

d) Software developers for the Fiscal Electronic Data Management (FEDMS) software required to administer the data transmitted from the FEDs.

Expression of Interest marked “MANUFACTURERS – FISCAL ELECTRONIC DEVICES” or “FISCAL ELECTRONIC DATA MANAGEMENT (FEDMS) SOFTWARE” as the case may be, must be delivered in sealed envelopes to the address below not later than 15:00GMT on the 15th of June, 2017.

ADDRESS FOR SUBMISSION OF EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

4TH FLOOR, (TENDER BOX BY THE SECURITY DESK)

GHANA REVENUE AUTHORITY

HEAD OFFICE – STARLET ’91 STREET

OPPOSITE ACCRA SPORTS STADIUM

 

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Consultancy services for the forensic audit of telecommunications sector Request for Expression of Interest (EOI) (INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIVE TENDER)

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) intends to apply part of its budgetary allocation to fund eligible payments towards the cost of selecting Consultants to do forensic audit of telecommunications sector under Communications Service Tax (CST).

A 6% communications service tax came into effect on 1st June 2008 following the passage of the Communications Service Tax (CST) Act, 2008 Act (754) as amended by the Communications Service Tax (Amendment) Act, 2013 (Act 864). The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) mindful of the possible leakages of revenue deriving from the implementation intend to engage Consultants to perform forensic audit on various telecommunications operators to maximize revenue collection.

SELECTION CRITERIA

The Ghana Revenue Authority therefore invites eligible firms (“Consultants)” that have been in practice for a minimum of five (5) years to indicate their interest in providing the services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the services (description of similar assignments, experience in similar assignments, availability of appropriate skills among staff etc.) by providing proposals with information that indicates the following: 

• Company Profile

• Profile of key personnel

• Experience in assignment of comparable scope that has been undertaken in recent times/List of clientele base

• Evidence of good corporate membership of the requisite professional bodies (where applicable)

• Valid Tax Clearance Certificate (applicants in Ghana)

• Valid SSNIT Clearance Certificate (applicants in Ghana)

• Company Registration Certification (applicants in Ghana)

• Company Registration Certificate Renewal (applicants in Ghana) 

• Most recent three (3) years Audited Financial Statements

• Key short CVs of proposed staff (detailed CVs are not required at this stage)

• Contact details of the key person

Interested Consultants may obtain information from Room 505 on the fifth floor of the Head Office Building, Ghana Revenue Authority, Accra from 9.am to 4.30pm on all working days. (Attention: Hawawu Salifu - 0242859690)

Short listing of experienced consultants would be done in accordance with the procedures and guidelines set out in the Public Procurement Act, 2003 (Act 663) and the Public Procurement Amendment Act of 2016 (Act 914) of Ghana.

Expression of Interest marked “FORENSIC AUDIT OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS SECTOR” must be delivered in sealed envelopes to the address below not later than 3:00pm on 5th June, 2017

ADDRESS FOR SUBMISSION OF EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

THE AG. COMMISSIONER-SUPPORT SERVICES DIVISION (SSD)

GHANA REVENUE AUTHORITY

4TH FLOOR (TENDER BOX BY THE SECURITY DESK)

GHANA REVENUE AUTHORITY

HEAD OFFICE – STARLET ’91 STREET

OPPOSITE ACCRA SPORTS STADIUM

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Filing of VAT/NHIL & CST Returns for April, 2017

HAVE YOU FILED YOUR VAT/NHIL & CST RETURNS FOR APRIL, 2017?

THE GHANA REVENUE AUTHORITY (GRA) REMINDS ALL VAT REGISTERED PERSONS THAT VAT/NHIL AND COMMUNICATIONS SERVICE TAX (CST) RETURNS FOR APRIL 2017 SHOULD BE SUBMITTED ON THE VAT/NHIL AND CST RETURNS FORMS NOT LATER THAN 31ST MAY, 2017 WHICH IS THE LAST WORKING DAY OF THE MONTH.

FILE YOUR VAT/NHIL & CST RETURNS EARLY AND AVOID PAYMENT OF PENALTIES.  FOR VAT/NHIL THE PENALTY IS FIVE HUNDRED GHANA CEDIS (GH¢500.00) AND A FURTHER PENALTY OF TEN GHANA CEDIS (GH¢10.00) PER DAY EACH DAY THE RETURN IS NOT SUBMITTED.

FOR CST OPERATORS, LATE FILING OF RETURNS ATTRACTS A PECUNIARY PENALTY OF TWO THOUSAND GHANA CEDIS (GH¢2,000) AND A FURTHER PENALTY OF FIVE HUNDRED GHANA CEDIS (GH¢500.00) EACH DAY THE RETURN IS NOT SUBMITTED.

REMEMBER TO SUBMIT THE APRIL 2017 RETURNS FORMS NOT LATER THAN WEDNESDAY, 31ST MAY, 2017 WHICH IS THE LAST WORKING DAY OF THE MONTH AND AVOID PAYING PENALTIES. 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT THE NEAREST DOMESTIC TAX REVENUE DIVISION OFFICE. 

 

COMMISSIONER-GENERAL

GRA- INTEGRITY FAIRNESS SERVICE

 

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Registration/update of suppliers, service providers and contractors

In pursuant of the provisions of the Public Procurement Act of 2003 (Act 663) as amended by Act 914 of 2016, the Ghana Revenue Authority intends to update its Register of Suppliers, Service Providers and Contractors for Supply of Goods, Service and Works for the year 2017. 

Details of categories of Procurement activities to be covered are as follows:

A. GOODS

1. Agriculture/Farm Equipment

2. Automobile/Vehicle Parts/Upholstery

3. Building/ Construction Materials and equipment

4. Clothing and Sewing

5. Detergents/Disinfectants/Sanitary/Cleaning Materials

6. Information and Communication Technology  and Electronic Equipment and Accessories

7. Electrical Materials and Fittings

8. Essential Medicines and Hospital Consumables

9. Hospital/Medical Equipment

10. Furniture and Fittings

11. General Office Equipment(Photocopiers, File Cabinets, Air Conditioners, Fridges etc)

12. Internal Decorations

13. Stationery and Office Consumables

14. Laboratory/Workshop Equipment

15. Safety Materials(Fire Extinguishers, Boots, Smoke Detectors etc)

16. Security Devices/Detectors etc

17. Sports and Recreational Materials/Equipment

18. Uniforms and Protective Clothing

19. Pharmaceuticals

20. Printing and Publishing 

 

B. WORKS

1. Civil Works

2. Maintenance of Infrastructural Facilities and other Small Contracts

3. Horticultural Works and Lawning

4. Drilling of Boreholes

 

C. SERVICES

1. Consultancy Services in ICT Software Developers and Training

2. Consultancy services in Civil, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering

3. Consultancy Services in other fields (HR, Accountancy/Taxation, Project Management etc)

4. Maintenance of Vehicles, Workshops, Air Conditioners, Photocopiers, Intercom Lines etc

5. Hotels/Conference Facilities and Hospitality Service Providers 

6. Cleaning and Fumigation Services

7. Consultancy Services

21. Insurance Companies

Interested Suppliers, Contractors, Consultants and Service Providers are to pick a Form from the Procurement Unit Annex at Room 001 upon the payment of a non-refundable fee of one hundred Ghana Cedis(GHS100.00), complete it and attach the under listed documents for submission. 

1. Company Profile ( Business location, Address, and major product/business line)

2. Certificate of Business Registration with TIN (Re-registration)

3. Company Registration Certificate Renewal where applicable

4. Certificate to Commence Business where applicable

5. VAT Registration Certificate

6. Valid Tax Clearance Certificate

7. Valid SSNIT Clearance Certificate

8. Works and Housing Certificate where applicable

9. Evidence of good corporate membership of the requisite professional bodies.

10. Any other relevant document

These documents should be delivered in sealed envelopes marked ‘REGISTRATION AS SUPPLIER, CONTRACTOR and SERVICE PROVIDER’ and put in a Tender Box placed on the 4th Floor of the GRA head Office Building not later than 14th July, 2017.

 

ADDRESS FOR SUBMISSION 

GHANA REVENUE AUTHORITY HEAD OFFICE,

MINISTRIES – ACCRA. OPPOSITE ACCRA SPORTS STADIUM

4TH FLOOR, TENDER BOX (BY THE SECURITY DESK)

 

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Consultancy Services for the Forensic Audit into the provision of the real time monitoring of the loading and export of crude oil request For Expression Of Interest (EOI) (INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIVE TENDER)

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) intends to apply part of its budgetary allocation to fund eligible payments towards the cost of selecting Consultants to do forensic audit into the provision of the real time monitoring of the loading and export of crude oil in floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) units.

OBJECTIVE OF THIS ASSIGNMENT

The main objective of this engagement is to examine and evaluate the financial information in the provision of Real Time Monitoring System of Loading and Exporting of Crude Oil for the 2011 to 2016 financial years as per Section 17 of the Petroleum Revenue Management Act, 2011 (Act 815).

To provide an independent assessment and certification of petroleum revenue due the Republic of Ghana for 2011-2016 fiscal years.

SELECTION CRITERIA

The Ghana Revenue Authority therefore invites eligible firms (“Consultants)” that have been in practice for a minimum of five (5) years to indicate their interest in providing the services. Interesting Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the services (description of similar assignments, experience in similar assignments, availability of appropriate skills among staff etc.) by providing proposals with information that indicates the following: 

• Company Profile

• Profile of key personnel

• Experience in assignment of comparable scope that has been undertaken in recent times/List of clientele base

• Evidence of good corporate membership of the requisite professional bodies (where applicable)

• Valid Tax Clearance Certificate (applicants in Ghana)

• Valid SSNIT Clearance Certificate (applicants in Ghana)

• Company Registration Certification (applicants in Ghana)

• Company Registration Certificate Renewal (applicants in Ghana) 

• Most recent three (3) years Audited Financial Statements

• Key short CVs of proposed staff (detailed CVs are not required at this stage)

• Contact details of the key person

Interested Consultants may obtain information from Room 001 on the ground floor of Head Office Annex Ghana Revenue Authority, Accra from 9.am to 4.30 pm on all working days. (Attention: Richard Dabri on 0208696069 ; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Short listing of experienced consultants would be done in accordance with the procedures and guidelines set out in the Public Procurement Act, 2003 (Act 663) and the Public Procurement Amendment Act of 2016 (Act 914) of Ghana.

Expression of Interest marked “FORENSIC AUDIT OF MONITORING SYSTEM OF THE LOADING AND EXPORTING OF CRUDE OIL” must be delivered in sealed envelopes to the address below not later than 15:00GMT on the 6th June, 2017

ADDRESS FOR SUBMISSION OF EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

THE AG. COMMISSIONER-SUPPORT SERVICES DIVISION (SSD)

GHANA REVENUE AUTHORITY

4TH FLOOR (TENDER BOX BY THE SECURITY DESK)

GHANA REVENUE AUTHORITY

HEAD OFFICE – STARLET ’91 STREET

OPPOSITE ACCRA SPORTS STADIUM

 

 

 

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Happy May Day To All Workers

We wish all workers a very happy and restful Workers' Day. Ghana Revenue Authority..... INTEGRITY. FAIRNESS. SERVICE.

 

 

 

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PRESS RELEASE - Public Information by GRA on the Issue of MBG Ltd and Holman Brothers, Ghana Ltd.

1. Introduction 

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) wishes to clarify its role in the on-going issue regarding the importation of various vehicles and equipment by two corporate bodies, namely MBG Ltd. and Holman Brothers Ghana Ltd that are owned by Mr. Ibrahim Mahama.

2. MBG Ltd.

In December 2015 MBG Ltd had a tax liability of GHC13,150,761.20 to GRA as duties payable on vehicles and equipment that had been imported by MBG Ltd.  

3. Holman Brothers, Ghana Ltd.

In December 2015 Holman Brothers, Ghana Ltd. had a tax liability of GH3,788,873.84 payable to GRA as duties on vehicles and equipment that had been imported by Holman Brothers, Ghana Ltd. 

To effect payment of duties and interest due on the said vehicles and equipment, MBG Ltd and Holman Brothers, Ghana Ltd. each issued 23 separate cheques to cover re-scheduled duty payment to be drawn monthly over a 12 month period.

4. Follow-up Action by GRA

Following the dishonouring of the first of 46 cheques, GRA had meetings with the two entities to discuss payment terms.

The GRA agreed to a rescheduling arrangement with the two entities by which MBG Ltd. will pay GHC800,000 monthly, while Holman Brothers Ghana Ltd. will pay GHC192,000 monthly up to December 2017 to cover the entire amount which includes 25 percent interest rate and 25 percent penalty.

As at now the two companies have settled GHC4,544,594.47 and GHC1,985,547.71 in favour of MBG Ltd. and Holman Brothers (Gh) Ltd respectively, leaving outstanding balances inclusive of interest and penalties of GHC10,216,258.87 and GHC2,178,544.61 totalling GHC12,394,803.08. They have, however, not fully honoured the first two months instalment payment.

For this breach of the terms of the rescheduling arrangement, the GRA has moved to serve notice to the two companies to pay all the total outstanding debt of GHC12,394,803.08 that is owed including interest and penalty on the said indebtedness, within 2 weeks from Wednesday, 26th April 2017. 

Thereafter, the GRA will initiate all necessary controls including detention, seizure and finally public auction of the goods after the statutory period to defray the loss of revenue.

 

 

 

 

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Filing Of Returns by Employers

The Commissioner-General of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) wishes to request all employers to submit the Employer’s Annual Tax Deduction Schedules for the 2016 Year of Assessment which shall specify tax withheld in respect of each employee not later than 30th April, 2017.

Employer’s Annual Tax Deduction Schedules are available at the Large Taxpayer Office (LTO), Medium Taxpayer Offices (MTOs) and Small Taxpayer Offices (STOs) throughout the country and the GRA website www.gra.gov.gh.

NOTE:  Employers are to note that failure to furnish a Return of Income within the time stipulated attracts a penalty of GH¢500 and a further penalty of GH¢10 for each day that the failure continues.

 

 

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Retired Customs Officers Association (RECOA) is 10 years

The Retired Customs Officers Association (RECOA) is 10 years. The launch of the celebration will be held on Wednesday, 3rd May, 2017 at the Civil Servants Association Conference Hall. Other activities lined up for the event include:

  • Health walk & screening
  • Excursions
  • Symposia
  • CSR activities amongst others.

Come support the RECOA!

 

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List of GRA Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) Processing centers

The Commissioner-General of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) wishes to inform the general public that the Revenue Administration Act (RAA) 2016(Act 915) came into effect on 1st January, 2017. With the implementation of the Act, all taxpayers and persons who transact official business with the under listed organizations are required to have Taxpayer Identification Numbers (TIN):

• the Ghana Revenue Authority

• the Controller and Accountant General’s Department

• the Registrar General’s Department

• the Registrar of Co-operatives

• the Lands Commission

• the Immigration Service

• the Passport Office

• the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority 

• the Courts

• Ministries, Departments and Agencies

• Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies

• Government, Sub-divisions of Government and Public Institutions not listed above

• Persons required to withhold tax under the Income Tax Act, 2015 (Act 896)

• Banks, Insurance companies and other Financial Institutions

• Manufacturing companies

• Any other institution or person as may be prescribed by the Minister.

The Commissioner-General therefore wishes to inform the general public that they can process their TIN at the following GRA offices.

  OFFICE
  
  LOCATION
  
  CONTACT
  
  Tema Medium Taxpayer Office (MTO)
  
  Tema Community 2 Roundabout
  Opposite Southern Fried Chicken
  
  Tel: +233 - (0)303 - 201290 / 211301
  
  Tema Collection
  
  Tema Port
   
  
  Tel: +233-(0)303-202771-2,+233-(0)303-202667
  
  Takoradi Collection
   
  
  Main Harbour, Near Takoradi Medium Taxpayer Office
  
  Tel: 03120- 22065
   
  
  Spintex Medium Taxpayer Office (MTO)
  
  Off Community 18 Junction, Spintex Road
  
  Tel:+233 - (0)303 – 405307/ 405084
  
  Legon Medium Taxpayer Office (MTO)
   
  
  Off Accra-Legon Road (Okponglo)
  Opposite University of Ghana Stadium
  
  Tel:+233 - (0)303 – 964903/4 / 963742/ 964430
   
  
  Kaneshie Medium Taxpayer Office (MTO)
  Kaneshie Small Taxpayer Office (STO)
  
  Dadeban Road
  Katenit Building, Industrial Area
  
  MTO-Tel:+233
  - (0)302 - 244910 / 244912
  STO-
  Tel:+233 - (0)208 – 250879/ 0302971857
  
  Adabraka Medium Taxpayer Office (MTO) 
   
  
  Ground Floor, VAT House
  Next to Busy Internet, Circle
  
  Tel:+233 - (0)302 – 258152/ 258156
  
  Agbogbloshie Medium Taxper Office (MTO)
   
  
  Former Regent University building 
  Zongo Junction (Club Corner)
  
  Tel:+233 - (0)302 - 960816/ 963684
  
  Kinbu Large Taxpayer Office (LTO)
   
  
  Head office Annex
  Off Starlets ‘91 Road, Ministries
  Near Accra Sports Stadium
  
  Tel: +233-(0)302- 672325
   
  
  Ashaiman Small Taxpayer Office (STO)
   
  
  Opposite Ashaiman Secondary School. Same premises 
as Union Savings and Loans
  Tel:+233 - (0)303 - 962139
   
  
  Achimota Small Taxpayer Office (STO)
  
  Off Accra-Nsawam Road Neoplan
  
  Tel:+233 - (0)302 – 928136/ 0244234914
  
  Makola Small Taxpayer Office (STO)
  
  Old Pz Building, Opposite Swanmill
  
  Tel:+233 - (0)302 - 685434 / 664164/ 685439
  
  Madina Small Taxpayer Office (STO)
   
  
  Hollywood Complex Oman Fm Building Madina 
Zongo Junction
  Tel:+233 - (0)302 – 519963/4
   
  
  Teshie-Nungua Small Taxpayer Office (STO)
  
  3RD Floor Melcom Building
  Opposite 1ST Junction
  
  Tel:+233-(0)302-715151
  
  Kasoa Small Taxpayer Office (STO)
  
  Off Bawjiase Road
  Same building as Unibank
  
  Tel:+233 - (0)302 – 999907- 10
   
  
  Takoradi Medium Taxpayer Office (MTO)
   
  
  Harbour Area, Clifford Road
  Opposite European Hospital
   
  
  Tel:+233 - (0)312 - 023468/ 20968, +233 - (0)312 – 20965/
  22071
  
  Cape Coast Medium Taxpayer Office (MTO)
  
  Abura, opposite Central Mosque
  
  Tel:+233-(0)332 – 132085 
   
  
  Koforidua Medium Taxpayer Office (MTO)
  Koforidua Small Taxpayer Office (STO)
  
  Opposite Municipal Education Office, George Street
  Koforidua
  
  MTO-0342
  023250
   
  STO-Tel:+233
  - (0)342 – 22313/ 22516
  
  Ho Medium Taxpayer Office (MTO)
  Ho Small Taxpayer Office (STO)
   
   
  
  Opposite High Court, Stadium Road
   
  
  MTO-Tel:+233
  - (0)362 – 028369/ 026170
  STO-Tel:+233
  - (0)3620 - 26170 
  
  Asokwa Medium Taxpayer Office (MTO)
  Asokwa Small Taxpayer Office (STO)
  
  Opposite Owner Services Ltd, Dadiesoaba
  
  MTO
  -Tel:+233-(0)3220-21028 / 21117
  STO-
  Tel:+233-(0)3220 – 021028 / 021117
  
  Suame Small Taxpayer Office (STO)
  
  Suame New Road, Osborn Junction
  
  Tel:+233-(0)3220 – 29626/ 29600/ 29602
  
  Sunyani Medium Taxpayer Office (MTO)
  Sunyani Small Taxpayer Office (STO)
  
  Opposite Ghana Highway Authority
  
  MTO
  - Tel:+233-(0)3520 – 23235
   
  STO
  - Tel:+233-(0)352 – 023235
  
  Tamale Small Taxpayer Office (STO)
  
  36 Unit Ministry Block 
   
  
  Tel:+233 - (0)3720 - 24774
   
  

To enable you transact business with the above-named organisations with minimum interruptions to your business, all taxpayers and persons are encouraged to process their TIN at the above centers.

 

 

 

 

 

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