Gov’t announces Bet tax; starts April 1st.

The Ghana Revenue Authority has disclosed that starting from 1st April,2022 all bet lovers will be paying tax on their winning coupons.

The directive forms part of the GRA’s decision to tax the growing online betting and other online businesses beginning next month.

There are about 33 betting companies registered with the Gaming Commission and some 8 local casinos.

The betting companies according to the GRA will help in the development of the country.

Assistant Commissioner of GRA, Dr. Martin Yamborigya, says betting activities in Ghana have increased along the years hence the need to tax it.

Dr. Yamborigya added that the GRA are done with the necessary documents and have asked the betting companies to comply when it starts.

The Ghana Revenue Authority have had series of engagement with the Gaming Commission to know the right percentage for the tax.

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