If you make GH₵ 500,000 a year living in Ghana, you will be taxed GH₵ 152,957. That means that your net pay will be GH₵ 347,043 per year, or GH₵ 28,920 per month. Your average tax rate is 30.6% and your marginal tax rate is 33.9%. This marginal tax rate means that your immediate additional income will be taxed at this rate. For instance, an increase of GH₵ 100 in your salary will be taxed GH₵ 33.85, hence, your net pay will only increase by GH₵ 66.15.
A GH₵ 1,000 bonus will generate an extra GH₵ 662 of net incomes. A GH₵ 5,000 bonus will generate an extra GH₵ 3,308 of net incomes.
NOTE* Withholding is calculated based on the tables of Ghana, income tax. For simplification purposes some variables (such as marital status and others) have been assumed. This document does not represent legal authority and shall be used for approximation purposes only.