How to Calculate Duty with the Ghana Trade Hub Duty Application
Vehicles bought abroad are relatively cheaper and more genuine. When it gets to Ghana, you will need to pay duty on it before it will be cleared for your use. Gone are the days when you could easily get duped when calculating to delivery of your vehicle duty fee.
Thanks to technology and modernization, you can now generate the duty on the vehicle you are importing on your smartphone from the comfort of your home. How cool is that?
We will take you through the steps to do this in a bit, but first, you need to contact the agency you purchased the vehicle from or relevant parties for information on the car.
This will help you in the process of clearing and in filling the gaps for generating your duty amount.
Take the step to step guide below to calculate the duty on your vehicle using the Ghana Trade Hub Duty calculator application.
Download and install the Trade Hub mobile application on the Google play store or apple store.
When it opens, click on the duty calculator.
Now fill in the automated blanks for the following;
Is the vehicle used or new? Check it
Select the make of the vehicle, thus, the brand name. The make is also known as the forename of the car. E.g. Toyota, Hyundai, Lexus
Now select the model of the vehicle. Thus, the name is attached to the brand name or make of the car. E.g., Civic, Elantra, Vitz. Sometimes the model names come with different configurations. Choose the one that fits your vehicle.
Specify the year that the vehicle was manufactured. If you do not know the year the car was manufactured, don’t forge it. Contact the agency you bought the vehicle from to give you the correct information. The right details can keep the amount you’re supposed to pay.
Press the ‘Find’ button, which will give you a review of the information you have provided. Go through to check if all the input is correct.
Click on the ‘View Duty’ tab. You will be shown the total duty you are supposed to pay in Ghana cedis. Take a screenshot or print out the page for future reference.
The trade hub considers the information you provide. They also check the volume and features of the vehicle to bill you, so make sure to provide only the correct information.
You must pay its duty to clear your vehicle. According to the country’s constitution, only the president is exempted from paying duty on the cars they import.
The trade hub duty calculator app was designed with you in mind. Download it today. It is free to download and free to use. Automation also makes it easy to be used for everyone.
If you still prefer to use the old method to calculate your vehicle duty, that is entirely up to you. However, to avoid being duped or missing specific essential details affecting your calculation, you are advised to download the application and use it.
If you have already used the application in the past, let us know what you like about it in the comment section below.