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If yes what article or part of the constitution is for and if otherwise what part of the constitution is against it?

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Fact: like every person in Ghana (natural or corporate) if a church derives an “assessable income” (i.e. income from a business, employment or investment accruing in, derived from, brought into, or received in Ghana) that church is expected to pay income taxes. And, the incomes of church workers, including pastors, are all subject to our income tax laws. What churches (actually, all “religious bodies”) do not pay taxes on are the tithes and offerings, classified as “gifts” under the law. But that tax exemption is subject to the condition that the religious body uses the gift “for the benefit of the public or a section of the public.” Thus if the religious body uses the gift for private purposes (eg Pastors' Appreciation Day), the exemption does not apply. But similarly exempt are gifts (i) obtained under a will or intestacy, (ii) received from a spouse, child, parent, brother, sister, aunt, uncle, nephew, or niece, or (iii) for charitable purposes. The policy considerations are the same

For the full laws on Ghana tax, see INTERNAL REVENUE ACT, 2000 (ACT 592)

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