Offices of the Ghana Revenue Authority in non-affected areas of the partial lockdown will continue to operate during the 14 days period.However, officers must strictly adhere to the social distance directive and all protocols relating to the prevention of COVID-19 that have been communicated.
The GRA in a statement signed by the Commissioner-General, Ammishaddai Owusu Amoah said all offices in the Greater Accra region, Greater Kumasi and the Awutu Senya East will not operate during the period of the partial lockdown, beginning midnight 30 March, 2020.Accordingly, all staff are to stay home.
It said” “Security officers in the affected offices are to be on duty to provide the needed security and will be assisted by officers of the Preventive Department of the Customs Division. These officers will be provided with official GRA passes to enable them to attend to their duties when necessary.”
Further, “All staff are advised to adhere strictly to the directives given by the President of the Republic of Ghana.“Management assures all staff of its commitment to their well being and will communicate additional directives to staff where necessary.”
Meanwhile, the GRA says all tax payers will be provided with banks accounts and email addresses to enable them pay their taxes via banks.