The Deputy Minister speaking at a ceremony organised by the GRA on Friday 22, March 2019, to reward tax complaint companies and individuals, indicated that, government recorded a shortfall of GHc2.2 billion from the Customs Division.
The underperformance he added was mitigated by performance of domestic revenue.
In response to these realities, government has communicated its intention to carry out reform and institutional changes at GRA and these changes will have soon, he stressed.
GRA missed its 2018 revenue target of GH₵39,802.27 billion by GH₵2171.73 or -5.5 percent.
The authority planned to collect GH₵23,588.41 billion in domestic taxes, but recorded GH₵24,438.75, an excess of GH₵850.35 million or 3.5 percent.
The Customs Division was also given a target GH₵16,213.86 billion but it realised GH₵13,191.07 billion, a deviation of GH₵3,022.07 billion or -18.6 percent.
From the national budget, GRA has been tasked to meet a tax revenue target of GH₵45,447.26 billion for this year.