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Sekondi Takoradi In a rush for TIN number

Yurihans 06/29/2020

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The Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) is a unique Identification number issued to taxpayers and potential taxpayers.


Getting a TIN is free. You must get it if you should be paying tax. It is an offence if you don’t.


Reasons to get a TIN

You must have a TIN to:


register your business with the Registrar-General’s Department,

do business with the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA),

open a bank account,

register your vehicle,

get a passport,

register land,

clear goods from a port or airport,

get a drivers’ 


 Tin number is one of the requirements now accessing the corona virus Alleviation package fund,.The fund was set up to support Micro,Small and medium Enterprises (MSME’s) whose businesses were affected by the outbreak of the COVID19,while the National Board for Small Scale industries was put in charge to manage the fund..


People troop in to Revenue Office as early as 5:o’clock in the morning for their tin number...Customers outside the hall were still sitting at the shed provided for them and also to ensure social distancing protocol,with the hope that they would be issued with their TIN numbers,,.

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