Benue revenue board arrests 76 for alleged illegal tax collection
The Board of Benue Internal Revenue Service (BIRS) has arrested 76 for alleged illegal tax collection in the state.
Review tax laws with human face, Ortom tells BIRS
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has urged the Board of Internal Revenue Service (BIRS) to review the state’s tax laws, saying such laws should not be cast in stone but should be implemented with a human face.
Benue State revenue board terminates tax agents contracts
The Benue Internal Revenue Service (BIRS) has terminated the contracts of all revenue collecting agents with immediate effect. The affected tax agents have been directed to recall all their workers and stop further operation immediately. Acting Executive Chairman of BIRS, Mr. Terzungwe Atser, who gave the order in Makurdi, also directed staff of the…
Benue Tax Board cuts 50% off produce, forestry items
In conformity with the legal provisions, the present management of Benue State Internal Revenue Service (BIRS), has crashed the tariffs on produce and forestry items to more than 50 per cent. The Acting Chairman, BIRS, Terzungwe Atser, who announced this on Friday, during a meeting with lead revenue consultants in Makurdi, the Benue State capital,…
Tax evasion: Customers groan as 3 banks remain sealed in Benue
Customers of Access Bank, UBA and Ecobank in Benue have continued to groan following the seal up of their premises by the Board of Internal Revenue Service (BIRS), over alleged tax default. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the banks were sealed along with three other financial institutions on April 18, by the…
IGP squad allegedly invades Benue State tax office, manhandles head
The headquarters of Benue State Board of Internal Revenue Service (BIRS) was reportedly invaded yesterday by men of IGP X-Squad team, demanding the release of tax evaders. Led by ACP Olu Kayode Ayilara, the police formation, according to information, has a N10 million target to meet. The invasion, according to investigation, attracted the disenchantment of…
Benue revenue consultants petition IGP over harassment, destruction of revenue offices
Forum of revenue consultants to Benue State government has issued a 24-hour ultimatum to Inspector General of Police (IGP) to stop its X- Squad from harassing revenue collection agents, arresting and destroying of revenue offices in the state.