The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) today [Wednesday] stormed the premises of the Accra Shopping Mall to shut it down over some 2.3million tax owed the state.
Briefing the media, Chief Revenue Officer, Wisdom Kofi Heto who was leading the taskforce the GRA notified the management of the mall since September of their indebtedness to the state, however they have declined to make payment.
Management of the facility were said to have entered into a crunch meeting with the taskforce.
The Accra Mall is a shopping center in Accra, Ghana, located on the Spintex road adjacent to the Tema Motorway. The mall was commissioned on July 4, 2008. It is one of the most modern shopping malls in West Africa and the first large-scale shopping centre in Ghana. It is owned by Atterbury Property Development, Sanlam and the Morladza family.