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    mining in Ghana identifying problems and possible

    60 Environmental impact of small scale gold mining in Ghana Table 1 Gold mine production increases in selected developing countries Country 1986 production t 1998 production t Approximate production increase Bolivia 6.0 14.0 133 Ghana 11.5 60.6 427 Indonesia 8.4 119.2 1319 Mexico 8.3 29.9 260 Papua New Guinea 36.1 55.6 54 Zaire 8.0 8.2 2.5

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  • Taxation In Ghana

    2006 6 7 Ghana s tax laws like those of other countries have undergone several changes and repeals to meet the needs of modern tax administration governance and development needs The Income Tax Decree 1975 SMCD 5 Value Added Tax 1998 Act 546 and others are clear examples The country according to experts and tax analysts has many wonderful

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  • Guinea New Law on Mining in the Offing

    2011 4 26 Apr 28 2011 On April 26 2011 Reuters reported that the Government of the Republic of Guinea is gearing up to issue a new mining law hereinafter the draft Code which among other things seeks to substantially increase the government s stake in mining projects in the country tighten application procedures for mining concessions give tax breaks to mining companies and create a

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  • Human rights violations continue in Ghana s mining sector

    2011 8 24 WASHINGTON DC International humanitarian organization Oxfam America calls on Ghana’s government to address ongoing human rights violations in the West African nation s mining industry The call to action comes after 23 year old Kwame Eric was shot to death August 10 by an employee of Ghanatta Security Services a private security firm hired by gold mining company Anglo

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  • An Analysis of Personal Tax Reliefs For ..

    2019 9 19 An Analysis of Personal Tax Reliefs For Resident Individuals Under Ghanaian Law 1 Introduction In Ghana the Income Tax Act 2015 Act 896 as amended impose taxes on every person who earns income during the year of Assessment unless that person is granted an exemption under the law In the case of individuals and partners in the

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    P.N.D.C.L

    2011 7 19 2 The price to be paid for such minerals or products shall be the rate provided for in section 5 of this Law or the actual contract price at which such minerals or products were sold whichever is less together with a the actual cost of transportation from the mine or plant to the port railway station or locality to which the minerals or products were taken in the exercise of the

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  • Human rights violations continue in Ghana s mining sector

    2011 8 24 WASHINGTON DC International humanitarian organization Oxfam America calls on Ghana’s government to address ongoing human rights violations in the West African nation s mining industry The call to action comes after 23 year old Kwame Eric was shot to death August 10 by an employee of Ghanatta Security Services a private security firm hired by gold mining company Anglo

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    a Mention five tax laws in Ghana b Discuss what is meant by filing annual returns c In your own words what is the difference between filing returns and paying returns d What steps can be taken by a company to extend the period for filing / paying returns e Christopher was required to purchase cement from a ware house.

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  • Taxing the digital economy can Ghana s tax law deal with

    2019 6 14 Also section 98 of Revenue Administration Law 2016 Act 915 states to the extent that the terms of an international arrangement where Ghana is a party are inconsistent with the provisions of the tax law the terms of the international arrangement shall prevail over the provision of Ghana’s tax laws As a result DTAs that Ghana

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  • Mining Law LawsofBrazil

    Mining licence fees Care must be taken when selecting the tenements as fees will apply to the licences based on the size of the tenements The annual fee per hectare tax anual por hectare TAH is payable as a consequence of the issuing of the exploration licence and is used to fund the ANM.

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    Comparative study of the mining tax regime for mineral

    2016 7 14 – Mining sector characteristics’ implications for mineral fiscal regimes Institutional legislative and administrative considerations Most countries include mining specific tax rules such as royalties and excess profit taxes in the mining law Rules concerning corporate income tax

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  • Ghana

    2020 2 24 Recent changes to Ghana’s personal income tax regime amend the tax bands for resident individuals and increase their personal relief deductions in arriving at taxable income The revised personal income tax band took effect from 1 January 2020 1 The annual maximum tax rate applicable on chargeable income exceeding GHS 240 000 remains at 30

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    MINERALS COMMISSION

    2018 4 15 In 1986 the Minerals and Mining Law PNDC Law 153 was enacted to promote and regulate the orderly development of the sector The Small Scale Gold Mining Law PNDC Law 218 the Mercury Law PNDC Law 217 and the Precious Minerals Marketing Corporation Law PNDC the Ghana Revenue Authority Domestic Tax Division and about 6 of GDP.

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  • List of Gold Mining Companies In Ghana Information

    2020 10 23 Phone Number Kenoli Gold Mining Company Limited Address 115 Hilla Limann Hwy Accra Ghana Phone Number Chirano Gold Mines Limited

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  • Tax Solutions for Mining

    2021 10 26 The African Mining industry is an integral cog to what is an intricate market landscape Understanding the complexities of the various in country regulations and tax rules is vital for business to navigate profitably through the industry Deloitte Tax experts specialise in identifying real time solutions for mining entities across multiple tax

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  • Legislation Ghana Lexadin

    2009 11 1 Mining Law Concessions Act 1962 Diamonds Act 1972 Minerals Commission Act 1993 Minerals and Mining Law 1986 Minerals and Mining Law 1986 Minerals Export Duty Abolition Act 1987 Mining Health Areas Act 1925 Small scale Gold Mining Act 1989 Tax law Internal Revenue Act 2000 Revenue Agencies Governing Board Act 1998 Act 558

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  • Trading In Minerals Minerals Commission

    Ghana has two classes of gold mining licences these are large scale gold mining licence and small scale mining licence LARGE SCALE In the case of large scale gold mining companies gold sales have either been by the spot price at the London Metal Exchange or by other Marketing Agreements with overseas refineries with the approval of Government.

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  • 2 Legal Framework for Taxation in Tax Law Design and

    A Principle of Equality The principle of equal treatment under the law applies not only to taxation but to all laws It can be viewed as an application of the concept of legality under which the law must be applied without exception to all those in the same circumstances 17 It has two meanings one essentially procedural and one substantive The procedural meaning is that the law must be

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  • Ghana Collection of increased tax for mining companies is

    2012 2 20 Ghana s 2012 national budget statement and economic policy proposes to reintroduce the following fiscal initiatives into the mining sector increase corporate tax rate from 25 to 35 install a windfall tax of 10 and implement a uniform regime for capital allowance of 20 for five years explained Atta Quayson in a column published by

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  • World’s top miner warns against Chile’s mining tax

    2021 5 3 The proposed law first introduced in 2018 by opposition lawmakers originally called for a 3 mining royalty for companies mining and exploring for the two metals The new version would charge a

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    Corporate income taxes mining royalties and other

    2015 6 3 tax of 10 on mining companies Ghana’s proposed tax increases are likely to take effect during 2012 Similar to Ghana Kazakhstan has a rule that provides that subsurface users operating under more than one subsurface contract are required to maintain separate accounts and records for tax purposes with respect to each contract or other activity.

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  • INCOME TAX ACT 2015 ACT 896

    1 There is imposed a tax on the income of a person derived from mining operations referred to in this Act as the mineral income tax 2 The mineral income tax payable under subsection 1 shall be calculated for each year of assessment by applying the rate of tax specified in the First Schedule to the chargeable income of that person

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  • Guidelines for Tax Compliance in Ghana

    2019 10 2 For new business tax registration provisional tax assessment is determined by the GRA office in consideration of the objects of the business stated capital and the nationality of the shareholders All companies liable for tax in Ghana are required to pay provisional tax quarterly Tax Rates and Incentives In Ghana the applicable taxes are

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  • Ghana Seek Professional Advice On Tax Laws Prospective

    2019 11 27 Ernst Young EY Ghana has advised investors in the oil and gas industry to seek relevant professional advice on the tax laws in the oil and gas industry before acquiring a

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  • Kazakhstan to Introduce Mining Tax Law By 2022

    2021 7 5 Regulatory pressures are now encroaching into the crypto mining industry as Kazakhstan approves a law introducing mining tax by 2022 It seems there will be no respite for the cryptocurrency industry in the coming months as it relates to regulations While the cryptocurrency industry has managed to survive the hostilities from various regulatory bodies regulations

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    mining in Ghana identifying problems and possible

    60 Environmental impact of small scale gold mining in Ghana Table 1 Gold mine production increases in selected developing countries Country 1986 production t 1998 production t Approximate production increase Bolivia 6.0 14.0 133 Ghana 11.5 60.6 427 Indonesia 8.4 119.2 1319 Mexico 8.3 29.9 260 Papua New Guinea 36.1 55.6 54 Zaire 8.0 8.2 2.5

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    MINING TAX LAW

    2021 3 13 MINING TAX LAW Description The Mining Tax Law postgraduate certificate course aims to provide candidates with a thorough grounding in the fundamental principles of mining tax law and to provide insight into the mining industry on both a general and specific level Outcomes At the end of the course students should have developed the

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  • Mining Law 2022

    2021 9 13 Ghana Mining Laws and Regulations 2022 ICLGMining Laws and RegulationsGhana covers common issues in mining laws and regulations including the acquisition of rights ownership requirements and restrictions processing transfer and encumbrance environmental aspects native title and land rights in 15 jurisdictions.

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    State of Mining in Africa In the spotlight

    2021 8 29 royalty tax table we inventoried the current rate structures across the selected countries to see whether there is any material movement Table 1 below displays the mining royalty tax rates over the past six years for our ten sample countries across Africa Last year we noted that out

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  • Ghana’s new law could end illegal mining

    2014 8 20 MINING has kept a close eye on illegal gold mining in Ghana Africa’s second largest producer of the precious metal At its peak an estimated 50 000 foreign workers mainly Chinese were

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  • Value Added Tax

    2019 4 8 The general rule is a supply of all goods and services in Ghana and goods and services imported into the country is subject to VAT The consumer of such goods and services must pay Value Added Tax The current rate of VAT on such supplies is 12.5 These levies must also be charged at the time of invoicing GET Fund 2.5 and NHIL Levy 2.5 .

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    A Contextual Review of the Ghanaian Small Scale Mining

    2020 10 12 4 A Contextual Review of the Ghanaian Small scale Mining Industry Small scale mining in Ghana as in most developing countries was for decades treated as an informal industrial sector employing thousands of people but featuring largely

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  • Bitcoin Mining Taxes and Regulation

    2021 10 4 Bitcoin Mining Taxes Bitcoin earned through mining is taxed at your regular income tax rate as gross income The amount of tax owed is assessed based on the value of the bitcoin on the date it was received meaning the date that the bitcoin was mined The amount of tax owed also depends on if your mining operation is classified as a business

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  • new rules for mining in ghana

    SmallScale Mining in Ghana The Government and the Galamsey Dec 18 2017 This paper argues that the current formalization system for smallscale gold miners in Ghana has been undermined and the smallscale mining laws no longer capture the reality of the sector 39s activities The paper will examine the smallscale mining system and shows that registered and unregistered actors

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  • Ghana’s high mining tax rate is warding off investment

    2018 4 7 Mr Henry Antwi an Australia based Mining Engineer and Consultant has said Ghana’s tax rate is too high compared to other competing nations in the sub region and called for a review of the tax policies to attract investment.

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  • World’s top miner warns against Chile’s mining tax

    2021 5 3 The proposed law first introduced in 2018 by opposition lawmakers originally called for a 3 mining royalty for companies mining and exploring for the two metals The new version would charge a

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