FIRS seals two firms over N72.558 million tax debt
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), yesterday in Lagos sealed off the premises of two companies for their failure to pay taxes.
NITDA says MDAs work in Silos, neglect eGovernment
Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of government in the country are operating in silos, thereby making nonsense of e-government policy...
Fowler tells governors to give state tax authorities autonomy
Chairman of the Joint Tax Board (JTB), Mr. Tunde Fowler, yesterday, called on state governors to empower State Internal Revenue Services (SIRS) by making them autonomous. Fowler made the call at the 137th Meeting of the JTB in Ilorin.This was disclosed in a statement signed by Wahab Gbadamosi, FIRS Director of Communications and Servicom.
Accountants tasked on nation building as ICAN honours fellows
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) has charged members to be unrelenting in ensuring corporate governance practices across the three tiers of the Nigerian...
FIRS, JTB, SMEDAN take tax awareness to SMEs
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Joint Tax Board (JTB) and the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency (SMEDAN) have sensitised Business Membership Organisations (BMOs) on tax payment and their rights as taxpayers, in a move aimed at stimulating the economy.
FIRS, EFCC partner to track tax defaulters as VAIDS ends
The Management teams of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) are to deepen and strengthen their collaboration to track both individuals and organisations who refuse to pay the right taxes.
FIRS chairman, Fowler lauds Osun State’s revenue drive
Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Babatunde Fowler, has commended the revenue drive of Osun State government. He made the commendation when he visited the state Governor, Rauf Aregbesola in Osogbo, the state capital. In commending the revenue process, he said it has ensured the judicious spending of taxpayers’ money in building infrastructure and…
‘How VAIDS will boost tax revenue, development’
Federal Inland Revenue Service boss Babatunde Fowler spoke, in an interview, on tax issues, especially the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS).
Okomu Oil cautions FIRS
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has been enjoined to always cross-check its records before sealing up business premises for alleged tax evasion. Okomu Oil Palm Company Plc in Ovia Local Government Area of Edo State, said this in a statement issued in Benin City by its communication officer, Mr. Fidelis Olise. The company’s managing…