It’s good to be back again and the excitement I feel is unprecedented. The truth is, I’ve been excited for weeks now. I can easily trace this to the anticipation of the general elections, so you can imagine my shock when the elections earlier scheduled for 16th February 2019 was ……………
As the need for more efficient tax administration continues to grow, we have started to see bolder attempts by Revenue Services towards automation of tax remittance processes.
By a judgement dated Thursday, November 29, 2018, the Federal High Court (FHC) ruled against Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS) from assessing a company to income tax based on deemed turnover using
It is noteworthy that for the most part of the last two decades, most Nigerian States have become overly dependent on the statutory allocations from the Federal Government. As far as financial sustainability is concerned, many of these States have become seemingly complacent, with a good number of them barely generating even 20% of the figures of their allocations from the FAAC in internally generated revenue (IGR) figures. This trend has become more saddening in recent times especially because the narrative has been changing in a few quarters as more State governments have now started looking inwards.
With Nigeria’s presidential elections just two days away, permutations of varying degrees are ongoing in a bid to predict our nation’s incoming president. This is especially because winning the coveted presidential seat requires gaining the highest number of votes cast and clinching at least 25% of votes cast in at least 24 of Nigeria’s 36 states. The electorate could just wait for the results of the election, but it is a known fact that the perception by both the local and international community of the election results will affect the president’s influence.