FIRS targets N8.3tn revenue from taxes in 2019, says Fowler
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) says it is targeting N8.3 trillion from the collection of various taxes in 2019 from the N5.32 trillion realised in 2018.
ATAF re-elects Fowler as African tax chief
The Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr. Tunde Fowler, has been re-elected as Council Chairman of the African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF) for a fresh two-year term.
FIRS freezes 6,772 accounts, generates N3.5 trillion in eight months
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has said it generated N3.5 trillion for Federal Government between the months of January and September 2018.The Executive Chairman, FIRS, Tunde Fowler, who disclosed this in Lagos, during a stakeholders meeting, said the amount generated was N1trillion....
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.
‘No sacred cows under VAIDS’
Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr. Tunde Fowler, has advised prominent Nigerians with tax liabilities to take advantage of the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS), as political, social or economic prominence will not insulate them from sanctions for non-declaration.
Osinbajo to open international conference on tax in Africa
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will tomorrow open the 3rd International Conference on Tax in Africa (ICTA), which holds in Abuja from today to 29 September. The ICTA, the flagship conference of the African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF), has as its theme: “Building Strong Domestic Tax Regimes in Africa: Strengthening VAT, PIT and CIT.” The conference…
‘Property tax is an untapped goldmine in Nigeria’
Professionals on tax matters and real estate sector have called for an overhaul of the policy that renders land administration system ineffective and costly over the years.
Ambode, Fowler task advertisers on ethical standards
Lagos state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode and the Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Tunde Fowler, yesterday, urged members of the Association of Advertising Agencies of Nigeria
Telcoms’s VAT calls’ audit job was in national interest, at no cost, Fowler tells lawmakers
The Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service, (FIRS) Mr. Tunde Fowler, has dismissed as fantasy, the claim that it awarded huge contracts to a young company, Active Solution Integrated Synergy, without following procurement process.