Ghana Revenue Authority Aptitude Test
GRA Officer’s Aptitude Test Guide ‐ Syllabus
Q: What is the GRA Motto?
A: Integrity, Fairness and Service
Q: When was the GRA established?
A: The Authority was established in 2009 as a merger of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS), Value Added Tax Service (VATS), and the Revenue Agencies Governing Board (RAGB) Secretariat.
Q: What are the functions of the GRA?
(I) Integrate Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Value Added Tax Service (VATS) into domestic tax operations on functional lines.
(II) Integrate the management of Domestic Tax and Customs
(III) Modernise Domestic Tax and Customs operations through the review of processes and procedures with ICT as the backbone
Q: What are the envisaged benefits to taxpayers and the tax administration?
(I) Reduced administrative and tax compliance cost
(II) Better service delivery
(III) Improved departmental information flow.
(IV) Holistic approach to domestic tax and customs administration
(V) Enhanced revenue mobilisation
Q: What is the GRA vision?
A: “To be a world class revenue administration recognised for professionalism, integrity and excellence”.
Q: What is the GRA Mission?
A: “To mobilise revenue for national development in a transparent, fair, effective and efficient manner”.