EXPERTS GHANA Ghana Revenue Authority to begin taxing sportsbooks and casinos in April 2 years ago Samuel Post Views: 596 The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) announced it is preparing to pilot electronic-commerce, gaming and bet taxes in April 2022. There are currently 33 sports betting companies duly registered with the Gaming Commission and 8 legal casinos in the country. As reported by Pulse, Assistant Commissioner of GRA, Dr. Martin Yamborigya, the activities of these companies, which are expected to contribute to the government’s revenue envelope, have increased over the years, and their operations need to be taxed. “It is an area that is also growing. A lot of people are moving away from the brick-and-mortar business into this online business”, – he stated, and added that the Authority is having an number of engagements with the Gaming Commission, Ghana, and operators in the gaming and betting industry to ensure that the right taxes are paid by players in the industry. GRA Commissioner-General, Rev. Dr. Ammishaddai Owusu-Amoah assured the introduction of these taxes, coupled with digitization initiatives and the introduction of electronic transaction levy would complement efforts in achieving the ¢80.3 billion ($10.7 billion) revenue target for 2022. “There will be vigorous efforts to tax players in the e-commerce market. This sector has been a challenge over the years for the Authority but we have put in place measures that will enable us to make inroads into the sector this year”, he noted. Source: yogonet.com About Post Author Samuel I am a journalist specializing in gambling in Africa and around the world. I am particularly interested in stories about games and casinos. See author's posts SamuelI am a journalist specializing in gambling in Africa and around the world. I am particularly interested in stories about games and casinos. Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Print Tags: gambloing company, Ghana, Ghana Revenue Authority Continue Reading Previous Bank of Uganda Commences CBDC StudyNext Regulator fights ban of betting outside Nairobi five-star hotels More Stories EXPERTS Top 12 Companies Offering IT Certifications: A Comprehensive Guide to Advancing Your Career 3 hours ago Tools EXPERTS KENYA Gamblers stake Sh620 billion in four years as betting craze rises 4 hours ago Samuel EXPERTS WORLD NEWS Entain To Pay Almost $730 Million To Settle Turkish Bribery Claims 3 days ago Samuel EXPERTS UGANDA iGaming in Africa: An overview 3 days ago Samuel GHANA ONLINE The Biggest-Ever Win on Aviator for the Whole of Africa 3 days ago Szarlot EXPERTS HOT NEWS SOUTH AFRICA Africa’s Digital Future and the Rise of Mobile Gaming 4 days ago Samuel EXPERTS KENYA President Ruto unveils plan to privatise 35 state companies in Kenya 1 week ago Samuel EXPERTS WORLD NEWS Entain ‘remains confident’ but ‘open to constructively addressing’ investor concerns 1 week ago Szarlot EXPERTS KENYA Top 10 African payment trends for 2024 1 week ago Samuel EXPERTS NIGERIA Naira maintains stability in crypto market as Nigerians digest Binance $4.3 billion settlement 1 week ago Samuel EXPERTS NIGERIA Uncategorized Lagos Gambling Regulator LSLGA Issues Ban On Unlicensed Gambling Sites 1 week ago Samuel EXPERTS NIGERIA Nigeria: 15 Years After, Supreme Court Hears Lottery Regulation Dispute March 13 1 week ago Szarlot Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.