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French parliament passes digital tax law

Paris (Xinhua) The French Parliament on Thursday adopted, by a final vote of the Senate, the introduction of a tax on `GAFA’, making France...

Tanzania reinstates controversial sanitary pad tax

By Susie Berya On June 13, Tanzania’s Minister of Finance and Planning, Phillipo Mpango, announced the decision to reinstate a tax on sanitary pads in the 2019/2020...

VAT: Fowler Didn’t Call For 50% Increase – FIRS

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has dismissed media reports quoting its Chairman, Mr. Tunde Fowler, as suggesting an increase in the rate of...

FIRS to go after 40,000 millionaire tax defaulters, recovers N23bn in...

By Mustapha Sumaila The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) says it will go after estimated 40, 000 millionaire tax defaulters in 2019. Mr Wahab Gbadamosi, the Head Communications...

Federal Govt reconstitutes Tax Appeal Tribunals in Nigeria’s six geo-political zones

The Federal Government has reconstituted the Tax Appeal Tribunals in the country's six geo-political zones as well as Lagos and the Federal Capital Territory.   A...

Fake Tax Clearance Certificates: MDAs to authenticate certificates before payment –...

  The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, disclosed on Tuesday that the Federal Government has mandated all Ministries, Departments and Agencies of government (MDAs)...

Growth: Nigeria to mobilise more revenues, as tax payers’ base hits...

Nigeria's Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, disclosed on Thursday that the Federal Government would mobilise more revenues to drive its growth plan for the...

Taxation is the only way to meaningful development – Aregbesola

Governor, State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, on Monday described taxation as the only tool to drive modern government, arguing that no government can...

Demand for written notice from officials, Adeosun advises tax payers

    The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has advised tax payers to demand for written notice when they receive phone calls from tax officials. She...

FG trains Community Tax Liaison Officers

The Federal Government has recruited and trained 2,190 Community Tax Liaison Officers (CTLOs) under the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS), the Honourable...

Ambode, Amosun at ‘war’ over Lagos State’s stoppage of PAYE tax...

  By Wale Adedayo     A simmering crisis is brewing between the Governments of Lagos and Ogun states following a unilateral suspension of proceeds of income tax...

Tax Amnesty: VAIDS begins collection of Nigerians’ income, assets data

The Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS) has begun the collection of data on the income and assets of high net-worth individuals and...

VAIDS represents last chance for tax offenders in Nigeria – LIRS...

  Executive Chairman of the Lagos Inland Revenue Service (LIRS), Mr. Ayodele Zubair, has described the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS) as the...

FIRS’ VAIDS deploys 700 Community Tax Liaison Officers to 9 states

  The Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS) has deployed over 700 graduates as Community Tax Liaison Officers(CTLOs) to nine states of the Federation...

Tax: Ogun State Govt generates over N500m from 45 high net-worth...

 By Olufemi Adediran, Abeokuta The Ogun State Internal Revenue Service (OGIRS) on Thursday disclosed that it generated more than N500 million from 45 high net-worth individuals who...

Osinbajo to open conference on stronger African tax regimes in Abuja

The 3rd International Conference on Tax in Africa (ICTA) planned for later this month in Abuja, will be opened by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo,...

India begins single tax regime across the country with Goods and...

In a groundbreaking move, India rolled out its Goods and Services Tax (GST) on  Saturday, July 1, replacing over 16 individual state and federal taxes with a...

Nigeria to generate $1 billion from amnesty to tax evaders

ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria hopes to raise at least $1 billion from a scheme that will give tax evaders a chance to make payments...

Tax Appeal Tribunal closes N28.2m VAT refund suit filed against FIRS

Abuja (NAN) The Tax Appeal Tribunal in Abuja on Tuesday closed a N28.2 million suit filed against the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) by...

Lagos State shuts 10 firms over N45.52m tax fraud in August

Lagos (NAN) The Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) says it sealed 10 companies in August for failure to remit N45.52 million Personal Income...

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