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Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA)

www.gra.gov.gh Recruitment: Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants for the 2018 Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) recruitment.  Interested applicant(s) ought to follow the details and procedures on this page to secure this opportunity.

I believe you visit this page because you seek information about the Ghana Revenue Authority, GRA recruitment exercise. This page will give you insight on how to apply for Ghana Revenue Authority Recruitment 2018/2019 as well as the requirements and other details.

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  • Ghana Revenue Authority Recruitment Entry Requirements
  • Ghana Revenue Authority Recruitment Application Form?
  • GRA Vacancies
  • GRA Recruitment Training
  • Ghana Revenue Authority Application Closing Date.

ABOUT GHANA REVENUE AUTHORITY

PROFILE OF THE GHANA REVENUE AUTHORITY

INTRODUCTION

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) was established by an Act of Parliament, Act 2009 (Act 791) merging the three revenue agencies that is the Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS), the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the Value Added Tax Service (VATS) and the Revenue Agencies Governing Board (RAGB) Secretariat into a single Authority for the administration of taxes and customs duties in the country.

GRA has been established to:
•    Integrate Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Value Added Tax Service (VATS) into domestic tax operations on functional lines.
•     Integrate the management of Domestic Tax and Customs
•    Modernise Domestic Tax and Customs operations through the review of processes and procedures with ICT as the backbone

It is envisaged that the integration of the revenue agencies will bring the following benefits to taxpayers and the tax administration:

•    Reduced administrative and tax compliance cost
•    Better service delivery
•    Improved departmental information flow.
•    Holistic approach to domestic tax and customs administration
•    Enhanced revenue mobilisation

GRA has three main divisions. They are:
1.    Customs Division (CD)
2.    Domestic Tax Revenue Division (DTRD)
3.    Support Services Division (SSD)

The three-winged structure merges the management support services of Finance, Administration, Research of the erstwhile agencies under one Support Services Division. This leaves the Customs Division and the Domestic Tax Revenue Division free to focus entirely on revenue collection.

VISION 
The vision of GRA is;
“To be a world class revenue administration recognised for professionalism, integrity and excellence”.

MISSION
Our mission is, “to mobilise revenue for national development in a transparent, fair, effective and efficient manner”. We will achieve this through:

    Professional and friendly client services
    Promotion of voluntary compliance
    Application of modern technology
    Effective border protection
    A well trained, disciplined and highly motivated staff

CORE VALUES
    Integrity and fairness in our service delivery
    Teamwork, innovation and professionalism are our hallmarks

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STRATEGIC GOALS FOR 2015 – 2017

1.    Optimum revenue collection in a cost effective manner
2.    Responsive customer service
3.    Compliance with statutory non revenue obligation
4.    A transparent tax environment to enhance voluntary compliance
5.    A professional and credible organization

GOVERNANCE STRUCTURE

  • The Authority is headed by a Commissioner-General
  • There are three major Divisions – Domestic Tax Revenue, Customs and Support Services each headed by a Commissioner
  • · Taxpayers will be segmented into three identifiable groups based on defined criteria (Large, Medium and Small)
  • · Tax collection will be reorganised on functional lines rather than tax types
  • · The business processes of domestic taxes will be re-engineered and modernized to increase efficiency.

OBJECTS

The objects of the Authority are to:

  1. Provide a holistic approach to tax and customs administration;
  2. Reduce administrative and tax compliance cost and provide better service to taxpayers;
  3. Promote efficient collection of revenue and the equitable distribution of tax burden and ensure greater transparency and integrity.
  4. Ensure greater accountability to Government for the professional management of tax administration;
  5. I mprove information linkage and sharing of information among the Divisions of the Authority;
  6. Provide a one-stop service for taxpayers for the submission of returns and payment of taxes;
  7. Provide common tax procedures that enable tax payers to be governed by a single set of rules: and
  8. Provide for other matters related to the improvement of revenue administration.

FUNCTIONS

In order to achieve the above objects, the Authority has been charged to perform the following functions:

(a) Assess and collect taxes, interest and penalties on taxes due to the Republic with optimum efficiency;

(b) Pay the amounts collected into the Consolidated Fund unless otherwise provided by this Act and other Acts;

(c)  Promote tax compliance and tax education;

(d) Combat tax fraud and evasion and co-operate to that effect with other competent law enforcement agencies and revenue agencies in other countries;

(e) Advise District Assemblies on the assessment and collection of their revenue;

(f) Prepare and publish reports and statistics related to its revenue collection;

(g)  Make recommendations to the Minister on revenue collection policy; and

(h) Perform any other function in relation to revenue as directed by the Minister or assigned to it under any other enactment.

INTERPRETATION OF THE GRA LOGO

PREAMBLE

GRA is a modern tax administration with visionary leadership that ensures fair and equitable revenue mobilization.

DEFINITION OF SYMBOLS AND COLOURS

 

The Golden eagle represent a strong and visionary leadership with relentless determination to optimize tax revenue while keeping a watchful eye on non- compliant taxpayers.

The Cowry represents national revenue.

The colour “Blue” signifies the sky being the limit of our effort at revenue mobilization.

The “Yellow” denotes the wealth of the nation from which revenue is mobilized.

GHANA REVENUE AUTHORITY RECRUITMENT

If you are interested in joining Ghana Revenue Authority team please visit the GRA Recruitment Portal below for Latest Vacancies:

Please note that ONLY those who were successful at all levels of our recruitment process will qualify for employment, provided there are suitable openings.

NOTE: – Before you proceed for application, note that Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) would never request any form of payment either via bank account or scratch card to apply.

Rumours have it that Ghana Revenue Authority is recruiting, some even provide phone numbers in order to be called by the innocent applicants to help secure job at GRA in exchange for cash or any other form of gratification. – “ALL THIS INFORMATION ARE FAKE – BE WISE”.

To ascertain if the Ghana Revenue Authority is recruiting or there is a vacancy, reach out to the official Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) Career Portal: http://www.gra.gov.gh or Visit this page frequently for we shall update anytime there is Vacancy at GRA nationwide.

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137 COMMENTS

  1. Please I want to know when G.R.A. will be doing the short listing and the recruitment as well. Notify me as and when recruiting please

          • There is always an old age saying that a dog that have a bone in the mouth does not make noise. It has come to pass on platform oh when is GRA calling the 2017 applications they secretly call n majority are not aware n bcoz commentators are busy there they don’t comment again

  2. Please I am interested in the service and I have abtain foundation ceteficate and am about to write the second one which is ceteficate 1 so please i want to know the requirements before I get employed please.

  3. We applied for jobs at your office in last year August 2017 and as at now we haven’t receive any response from you, please kindly updates me. Thanks

  4. I have received my result for the aptitude test I wrote on 4th January 2018, has there been any call up again?
    Thank you

  5. Please could someone kindly give us responses to our queries………long list applicants wanting to know when the shortlisted applicants will be notified, but not a single response. ‘ we beg you, please respond to our queries wae’

  6. Good Afternoon,
    Before anything, i would like to commend you all for the work you do in this country.
    I am a soon to be graduate and i have an undying interest to work as a custom officer. With regards to this, i would to do my national service in this wonderful establishment and hopefully continue as a full employee.
    Thank you

  7. Please, I am a young lady with an HND in accounting and have completed my National Service. Please, alert me through my e-mail address if there is any available vacancy for me.
    I would be grateful
    0269601079

  8. I applied for Operations officer (Senior staff) in your esteem organization can I know the state of the process?
    Thank you!

  9. How are CEPS officers ranked based on their educational certificate after graduating from the training academy?
    Which category of officers qualify to be Assistant Collectors or Collectors of CEPS?

    • This time around 2017, we plead the GRA commissioner to accept all applications for the recruitment exercise. In fact, the rate of UB-40 activities in Ghana is too big, yet graduate are coming out of school and the jobs too are not there. Parents have wasted lots of money on education but no jobs. New government must grow with positive governance. We plead administration, where current job is choked, applicant should be assisted to secure new one from other openings.

  10. please what are the positions available for applying in the CEPS division. please I will be glad if I am answered. I can’t get assess to the graphic dated 14 n 17 August

  11. Please wanted to know if a diploma holder can apply for a position for the 2017/2018 recruitment, if yes which category.
    Please I look forward to hear from you

  12. Please i will like to know my status after the aptitude test we wrote last year. And also when and where will CEPS form be out

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