Tag: Tax

Ayọ̀délé ÌbíyẹmíNovember 5, 2020

Why FG’s planned VAT rate increase will do more harm than good

As part of the Federal Government’s revenue generation plan, the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, ...

tosin adesinaNovember 1, 2018

Is it too much to ask for integrity from Nigeria’s 2019 presidential candidates?

Once again, Nigeria is at that auspicious moment where it is expected to choose its next set of leaders for the ...

Rachel OgbuMarch 13, 2018

Opinion: Lagos state and the politics of taxation

The government of Lagos state seems to be currently in the eye of the storm over its introduction of a ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 30, 2017

The YNaija Cover this morning – the 30th of November

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: Senator recommends reduction of salaries of politicians We will ...

AzeezNovember 29, 2017

We will get you, if you declare only part of your properties | FG warns Nigerians

Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun has said some tax defaulters have started pleading for more time to pay their debts ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 29, 2017

Only 40 million Nigerians pay tax – Adeosun

Only 40 million pay taxes out of 70 million taxable adults in Nigeria, the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun has ...

AzeezNovember 6, 2017

Nigerians will soon get a new lease of life – Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government has said the administration is winning the battle to revive the Nigerian economy. Minister of Information and ...

AzeezOctober 16, 2017

After NPA ban, Atiku’s company accused of not paying tax

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has accused the Integrated Logistics Services (Intels) of defaulting in tax payment. This comes one ...

Adegbite AdedotunOctober 10, 2017

Trump laments tax break for NFL over players’ dishonour of flag

Not done with his attack on the NFL, U.S. President Donald Trump has expressed his dissatisfaction for the tax break ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 5, 2017

FIRS generates N2.11trn tax revenue in 7 months – Report

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), generated the sum of N2.11 trillion as revenue from January to July this year ...

AzeezAugust 18, 2017

Trump’s clashes with CEOs would hinder tax overhaul – financial advisor

Former U.S Treasury Department official, Jim Millstein has said President Donald Trump’s clashes with corporate leaders and lawmakers could hinder ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 8, 2017

FG lists 27 industries to enjoy tax holiday

The Federal Government has announced a list of 27 new industries that qualified for tax holiday after the administrative suspension ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 5, 2017

FBI arraigns Nigerian for fraud, identity theft

A Nigerian, Daniel Adekunle Ojo, has been arrested by the FBI in Durham, North Carolina and charged with fraud and ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 3, 2017

Tax will be placed on first class, business class tickets, luxury goods – Adeosun

Minister of finance, Kemi Adeosun says the Federal Government has signed a policy to tax first class and business class ...

AzeezAugust 1, 2017

Lagos provides more than half of Nigeria’s VAT – Adeosun

Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun has said more than half of Nigeria’s value added tax (VAT) comes from Lagos state. Adeosun ...

AzeezJuly 20, 2017

Killing of Nigerians in Bakassi cannot be confirmed | Army, Police, others say

The Nigerian Army and the Nigerian Navy have dismissed reports of the killing of 97 Nigerians in Bakassi Peninsula over ...

AzeezJuly 5, 2017

We will ask you questions if you earn N2m and your house is worth N50m – Fowler

Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Babatunde Fowler has said tax declaration should commiserate with lifestyle of the ...

AzeezJune 16, 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo makes ‘irreversible’ decision to quit Real Madrid

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has made an ‘irreversible’ decision to leave the club, reports say. According to reports, Ronaldo ...

Op-ed EditorJune 11, 2017

The Church Blog: Bauchi wants to start taxing churches and mosques. We agree

Bauchi’s government has a convoluted policy on taxation of religious organizations, but we agree with the spirit of its decision. ...

SponsorMay 16, 2017

Your tax, your child and the future

Nigeria is our motherland, but most Nigerians would have disowned their biological mothers if she did the same thing this ...

ItunuoluwaMay 5, 2017

7 things American Health care act (Trumpcare) changes for US healthcare system

by Itunuoluwa Adebo The U.S. House of Representative passed the American Health Care Act(already referred to as Trump-care)  by a ...

AzeezApril 13, 2017

FIRS to introduce electronic tax clearance certificate

by Azeez Adeniyi The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has said it would soon introduce electronic Tax Clearance Certificate (TCC) ...

Op-ed EditorApril 10, 2017

Opinion: The value of toll gates to Nigerians

by David Temitope The Roman Empire under the rule of Emperor Julio Caesar constructed and commissioned roads (viae) in 44 ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 15, 2017

Trump paid $38m income tax in 2005 – White House

by Dolapo Adelana The White House on Tuesday said President Donald Trump earned more than $150 million in income and ...

AzeezNovember 30, 2016

Buhari’s govt wants to tax Nigerians to death – Fayose

Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose has said the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari was ready to impose more tax on ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 30, 2016

“NCC should be reducing tariffs, not increasing it” – Murray-Bruce

Senator Ben Murray-Bruce says the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) ought to be reducing tariffs and not increasing it. The “Common ...

RoqeebahOctober 28, 2016

5 things to expect once the toll roads are reintroduced

Since the Senate has decided to punish us for the deplorable state of Federal roads across the nation by billing ...

RoqeebahOctober 17, 2016

Nike Orimolade: Communication Service Tax is not the change we need 

by Nike Orimolade President Muhammadu Buhari rode into government on ‘people power’ which ushered in a change agenda with the ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 30, 2016

Opinion: No, Communication Service Tax can’t be a product of sound judgement

by Aribisala Tosin Isn’t it rather disappointing the argument put up by the Minister of Communications, Barrister Adebayo Shittu, that scarcity ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 27, 2016

Feyi Fawehinmi: Malaria taxes or basket water?

A few weeks ago at an event in Ghana, Tunde Fowler, Nigeria’s chief tax collector, said that a tax of N5,000 ...

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