Anaf import & export professionals offer their experience to advice and handle the most difficult tasks, from large “on-time” projects to repetitive services.
In large projects, we have the experience of handling the transportation, door-to-door of the large manufacturing plants, mining, equipment, truck fleets, oil rigs, large scale air
conditioner units, tanks and in general, large and heavy equipment that requires special handling, complex coordination, professional planning and accurate execution.
Business Development Services - Company Setup, Compliance and Due Diligence service, Company Secretarial Services, Immigration / Protocol Services / Additional Services
Company Setup- assists with setting up the following types of companies in Ghana, in accordance with the Companies Act, 1963 (Act 179):
A Company Limited By Shares: A company having the liability of its members limited to the amount, unpaid on the shares respectively held by them. The Company may be set up as a Private Company or a Public Company.
Private Company: The total number of members and debenture holders cannot exceed So excluding employees and past employees. The regulations of a private company may restrict the right to transfer shares in the company.
Public Company: The number of members in a public company is not limited and its shares are freely transferable without restriction, except where there is an unpaid lia6ility on the shares or the transferee is a minor or person certified by court to be of unsound mind.
A Company Limited By Guarantee: This type of company may be a public or private company. It can only be set up for non-profit purposes.
External Company: This refers to a body corporate, formed outside Ghana which wishes to establish a place of business in Ghana such as a branch, management, share, transfer, or registration office, factory, mine, or any other fixed place of business.
CompIiance and Due Diligence service - ACSL assists in registering Companies with the following regulatory bodies in accordance with the applicable laws and regulations:
Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (“GIPC”): Registration with GIPC is done in accordance with the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre Act, 2013 (Act 865) (the “GIPC Act”). The GIPC Act requires all companies with foreign participation such as wholly foreign owned companies, joint-venture companies with a Ghanaian partner and trading companies to register with the GIPC. Wholly owned Ghanaian companies may also register with the GIPC .
Value Added Tax Registration: Registration with the VAT office is done in accordance with the VAT Act, 2013 (Act 870). The VAT Act requires companies who supply goods or services made in the country and companies who import goods or services other than exempt goods and services to register with the GRA.
Internal Revenue Service Registration: Registration with the GRA is done in accordance with the Internal Revenue Act, 2000 (Act 592) (the “IRA”). The IRA requires businesses operating in Ghana to register with the GRA.
Business Operating Permit: Registration with the Metropolitan and District Assemblies is done in accordance with the Local Government Act, 1993 (Act 462). The Metropolitan and District Assemblies require every person engaged or intending to engage in any calling, business, occupation or profession, in whole or in part within their areas of jurisdiction to obtain a business license and pay an annual license fee as provided in the ordinance.
Social Security and National Insurance Trust (“SSNIT”): It is mandatory for employers to register with SSNIT to fulfill their mandatory pension contributions in accordance with the National Pensions Act, 2008 (Act 766) (the “Pensions Act”). Non compliance is an offence.
ACSL also deals with the various Government Institutions such as the Ministries, Minerals Commission, Environmental Protection Agency , Ghana Chamber of Mines , Petroleum Commission Etc
Company Secretarial Services- ACSL provides the following services on retainer basis: Maintaining of statutory books, Change of Auditors and filling of Annual Returns , Change in registered, Organizing Annual General Meetings, Organizing Board of Directors Meetings, Change of directors or secretary, office or principal place of Business
Immigration / Protocol Services / Additional Services- Acting as Local Manager , Acting as Nominee Shareholder, Acting as a Nominee Director or Alternate Director, Use of ACSL's premises as registered office/principal place of business Virtual office/conference room facilities, Bank Account opening , Re-registration at the Registrar-General's Department, Renewal of GIPC registration ,Immigration - We thus provide excellent Immigration Services such as Visa on arrival , Visa Extension ,Work Permit , Resident Permit , Human Resource Services — Outsourcing, Recruitment, Payroll Admin etc and Relocation Services — Short Term and Long Term Stay.