Ghana Oil Company, Limited, GOIL has been adjudged the OVERALL BEST TAXPAYER 2017 (CUSTOMS DIVISION) by the Ghana Revenue Authority, GRA.
At a ceremony to present the award in Accra, the GRA recognized GOIL’S demonstrable ability to do business in compliance with the law.
Over the year, GOIL has won several awards and maintained its leadership role in the Petroleum retail sector winning prestigious awards like CIMG Petroleum Company of the Year four times in the in the last five years.
GOIL has also been recognized as the Chamber of Petroleum Consumers as the overall best OMC in the Country and ranked consistently by the Ghana Club 100 as one of the top three companies in the country.
The GRA particularly recognized GOIL’s excellent voluntary compliance in petroleum lifting in depots describing it as “worth-emulating”.
“You always pay your taxes and file returns on time; again you are very cooperative when being audited”, the citation from the GRA stated.
Commenting on the award, the chief operating officer, Mr. Alex Adzew, underlined GOIL’s good corporate practices including the company’s consistent tax compliance noting that over the last five years, GOIL has become a reliable revenue contributor to the state.