The purpose of Taxation in Ghana: Principles, Practice and Planning, is to make the many topics and branches of taxation understandable to all interested parties by using relevant examples and cases. The book gives a clear and comprehensible treatment of the standard topics that form the traditional taxation syllabus of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (Ghana), the Chartered Institute of Taxation (Ghana), Chartered Institute of Bankers (Ghana), the Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor of Commerce, the Higher National Diploma in Accounting and other related disciplines. The book will be of great use to undergraduate students of GIMPA’s Greenhill College who are pursuing programmes in Bachelor in Accounting, Bachelor in Accounting and Finance, Bachelor in Public Finance, and Bachelor in Business Administration.The book goes further to cover all the newly introduced topics under the new Taxation syllabus of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (Ghana), namely Macroeconomic Framework for National Income Analysis, with particular emphasis on the Keynesian Model; Alternative Sources of Revenue to the Government; Analysis of Public Debt, its causes and consequences; Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations; and Tax Planning and Strategies for Reducing Exposure to Tax (a Chapter in the book that the business community and Tax Practitioners will find beneficial).
The Law of Taxation in Ghana seeks to clarify the legal foundations of taxation, issues on the interpretation of tax statutes, the legal implications of tax avoidance and tax evasion, the tax administration system in Ghana, issues on double taxation treaties and other relation legal issues bothering on taxation.
The book covers topics on welfare economics, government revenue sources and government expenditure, theories explaining government expenditures, public debt analysis, intergovernmental fiscal relations, market failure, government failure, corruption and how it is caused as well as how it can be eliminated, public choice theory and other related topics.
Ali-Nakyea & Associate, a Ghanaian Unlimeted Liability Company is a firm of tax Attorneys, Solicitors and Consultants.
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