[ 2012-06-16 ]
ACCA engages SMEs on Ghana's integrated tax regime
The Association of Certified Chartered
Accountants, ACCA Ghana, has been engaging small
scale businesses in Kumasi on current issues on
taxation and access to finance.
The public forum explored issues within Ghana's
tax system under the Ghana Revenue Authority
integration and how they affect various
Business Development Manager of ACCA, Kofi Tandoh
told Luv Biz Report providing professional
accounting support to SMEs is critical to widen
their economic and social contributions.
He observed the crucial role of SMEs in growing
the economy and generating employment for
“ACCA's interest in SMEs goes beyond commercial
considerations. Some of the core ACCA values,
namely diversity, innovation and opportunity, can
be substantially increased by supporting small
businesses; thus a focus on SMEs is part of wider
commitment to working in the public interest”,
noted Mr. Tandoh.
The forum was in partnership with Standard
Chartered Bank and Ikem & Associates.
Managing Partner at the Accounting firm, Isaac
Nyame spoke on the future trends of taxation under
the integration of the revenue collection
He emphasized the need for accountants to be
abreast with provisions in the tax law if their
organizations are to be compliant.
Standard Chartered Bank's Kwabena Boateng offered
valuable advice on how businesses can access
finance for their operations.
Source - LuvFM
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