Introduction

The Internal revenue service is in charge of regulating and collecting of income tax in the Country

Brief history

It started as a sub- office under Sunyani District Office. It became a full district office in January 2003. Its area of jurisdiction comprises Berekum, Dormaa-Ahenkro and Jaman- both north and south districts with Berekum as the headquarters. Dormaa and Sampa are its sub-offices.

 

Services

Revenue Mobilization for the state, Ghana.

 

Number of staff

25

 

Aims

To excel as an effective tax administration agency.

 

Mission statement

IRS – your partner in national development

 

Achievements

Year by year the office has witness reasonable growth in revenue mobilization.

 

Address

P. O. Box 29, Berekum.

 

Location

Adjacent Total Filling Station- Drobo Road

 

Telephone

+233352-2096014

 

Mobile phone numbers

0208235822, 0247221224

 

Challenges

  1. Voluntary compliance is low.
  2. Tax payers’ unwillingness to keep records of their businesses hence their failure to submit tax returns for their assessment to be made for equity in taxation.

 

District   manager

Maxwell Sarpong  Bediako