EFCC quizzes FIRS ex-boss, Fowler, over alleged N100b fraud
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is presently interrogating former Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Babatunde Fowler, over N100 billion tax evasion allegation levelled against a tax firm, Alpha Beta Consulting.
Former FIRS boss Fowler in EFCC net over fraud allegations
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is currently interrogating a former chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) Babatunde Fowler, over the N100 billion tax evasion allegations levelled against a tax firm, Alpha Beta Consulting. Fowler, who was also a former chief executive officer, Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS), responded to an…
Digital economy is new gold – Fowler
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) said it has deployed electronic tax services (e-services) to ensure automation of tax processes for the purpose of improving transparency
Fowler: Peak performer
During the 70s when the petro-dollars were flowing into our treasury like rain during the rainy season, our leaders reportedly said that money was not our problem.
Still on VAT increase
That the recent announcement of the proposed increase in the Value Added Tax rate from five percent to seven-and-half percent is generating ripples and knocks is not unexpected.
ANAN, stakeholders seek professionalism as graft war deepens
The need for accountability and enthroning a regime of transparency, especially in the era of the fight against corruption has called for depth in responsibilities...
‘How to make VAT collection effective’
The Chairman of Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Babatunde Fowler, has said that the use of technology is pivotal to the effective monitoring of Value Added Tax (VAT) collection in Africa.
A looming fiscal crisis? Holy ghost, fire!
Money, the wag says, gets attention anytime, anywhere. So did it happen that on August 21, this got my instant attention: “Nigeria heading into fiscal crisis – presidency warns.”
FIRS boss not under investigation - presidency
The presidency Monday said Babatunde Fowler the boss of Federal Inland Revenue Service - the agency responsible for assessing and collecting taxes - is not under any investigation. "It is necessary to state categorically that the Chair of Federal Inland Revenue Service, Babatunde Fowler,is not under any investigation," the presidency said in a statement. It…