|Population||About 24.3 million|
|Language||Official language: English. Nine languages are government-sponsored: Akan, Dagaare, Dagbani, Dangme, Ewe, Ga, Gonja, Kasem and Nzema.|
|Currency||1 CEDI (GHS) = 100 pesewas|
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No Entry Visa for foreign nationals from Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Cote d’Ivoire, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Hong Kong, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Uganda and Zimbabwe.
Mandatory Entry Visa before arrival required for nationals of all other countries.
Residence Permit required for foreign nationals wishing to work in the country.
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Work Permit required for all foreign nationals.
Non-residents, working in Ghana for less than 183 days in the financial year, are liable only for their local income.
Residents, working in Ghana for 183 days or more, are liable for their income worldwide.
Residents: progressive up to 25% of taxable income.
Non Residents: flat rate of 20% of salary.
Expatriate contractors: required only for longer term residents.
Ghanaian nationals: employer 13%; employee 5.5% of basic salary.
The income retention depends amongst others on the duration of the assignment, contract rate, marital status and taxation and social security agreements between Ghana and the foreign nationals' country.
Please contact Access Financial for more information.