FG, states meet on economy in Ogun tomorrow
The conference will be declared open by Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun. According to the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, the policy thrust of the current administration...
How underfunding, lack of innovation hinder museums’ contribution to national growth
Not long ago, the Chairman of Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Babatunde Fowler, disclosed that for the first time in 2016, the Federal Government shared over N500 billion earned from non-oil sources, among the three tiers of government...
Obasanjo seeks merger of MDAs in states
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday lamented the high cost of governance just as he challenged state governors to merge some Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) as a way of cutting cost.
Government must tax ‘untouchable businessmen,’ say stakeholders
It should not be business as usual for the 20 per cent of the nation’s population that control 80 per cent of the common wealth when tax administration issues are brought...
Synopsis of value added tax administration in Nigeria - Part 1
Value Added Tax (VAT) is a tax levied on goods and services consumed. It is an indirect tax wherein the burden of the payment is borne by the final consumer of the goods and services.
Women body seeks economic stability, end to fiscal leakages
The Society of Women in Taxation (SWIT) has described the current period in the nation’s history as appropriate time to discuss strategies that would lead to the stability of the economy, especially as the country has lost much of its earnings from the mono-cultural economic regime.