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3 December 2018

NEWS: Churches in Ghana will now pay tax for anointing oil, stickers,and more




Ghana has seen tremendous economic growth over the years with the country's currency already ahead of that of the tagged Giants Of Africa, Nigeria.
Churches in Ghana will now pay tax for anointing oil, stickers,and more

The country has now further moves to improve income flow the imposing of taxes on small petty church materials like anointed oil, banners, stickers, and church leaflet.

Emmanuel Kofi Nti, the Commissioner-General of the Ghana Revenue Authority has revealed plans to impose taxes on anointing oil, stickers and other merchandise sold by churches and pastors.



Speaking with Joy News, the internal revenue boss said that the only church revenues exempted from the planned taxes are offering and tithes. He said, “The man of God; is he not an individual? And is he not accountable to the state for his tax obligations? There is an opportunity for us to look at it.”



He went to specifically say that the sticker of a popular pastor in Ghana, Bishop Danel Obinim would be taxed accordingly because “it is income to him (Obinim)?”

Over the years, Ghana has been seeking a review of the tax income allocated to churches in the country and now it looks like they have moved to implement the bill.







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