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20 Sep
A few days ago Nigerians were greeted with the announcement that a high court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers state has granted Rivers state the right to collect Value Added Tax..
18 Sep
The decision of the Federal Government to extend its tax net to Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in the country has attracted the bashing of some of the concerned organisations.
18 Sep
The decision of the Federal Government to extend its tax net to Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in the country has attracted the bashing of some of the concerned organisations. Founder, Churchill Foundation, Olakunle Oladunni Churchill, said the move would threaten the existence of CSOs in the county. Churchill said: “This is a controversial issue just…
17 Sep
The Federal Inland Revenue Service, on behalf of Nigeria’s federal government, has been locked in a legal tussle with the Rivers and Lagos state governments over the collection of value-added tax. In the last few minutes, a VAT collection Bill, similar to the aforementioned two states, has passed the second reading in the Ogun State House of Assembly. It is going to become a law.
17 Sep
Mr Temitayo Orebajo, Director, Tax Policy and Advisory Department, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) says all Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) are expected to register
17 Sep
The Southern Governors’ Forum, yesterday, expressed its support for states to collect the Value Added Tax (VAT). This was part of resolutions the governors reached in their meeting held in Enugu State.
16 Sep
The Court of Appeal on Thursday declined to accede to the request of Rivers and Lagos States for the appointment of Receiver or Manager for the purpose of collecting and keeping Value Added Taxes (VAT) in place of the Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS) pending the resolution of all legal disputes in the matter.
16 Sep
Nigerian governors from the Southern region on Thursday insisted that their states have the right to collect Value Added Tax (VAT). The governors made the declaration during their third meeting held in Enugu State. The meeting was in continuation of the earlier ones held in Delta and Lagos states. Host governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu…
16 Sep
Nelson Mandela’s autobiography is titled, Long Walk to Freedom. Our hope is that the deepening contradictions of the skewed Nigerian federation will not be resolved
11 Sep
The ongoing row between the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) and the Rivers State governments over the collection of Value Added Tax (VAT) in the country deepened yesterday with the Court of Appeal,...
9 Sep
The battle for Value Added Tax (VAT) between the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) and states got fiercer yesterday as Rivers State, spearheading the new wave of fiscal federalism with its August 10 court judgment, commenced full implementation of the state’s VAT law...
8 Sep
The Federal Government and other industry stakeholders have partnered to increase efficiency and service delivery through e-Government adoption.

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