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Judicious Use Of Tax Revenue Will Improve Compliance Rate – FIRS

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), the agency responsible for federally collectible revenue administration, has said that when governments deploy tax revenues for the common good of the citizens, there is a concomitant increase in tax compliance by citizens who see the direct benefit of the taxes they pay. The Executive Chairman of the Service, […]

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FIRS Warns MDAs On Illegal Tax Assessment, Collection, Enforcement Contracts

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has cautioned government’s ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) against appointing consultants and concessionaires to collect taxes due to the Federal Government or any of its agencies in view of its statutory role as the sole agency empowered to administer such taxes in the country. In a Public Notice issued […]

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FIRS Not Mandated To Grant Waivers To Taxpayers – Nami

The Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr. Muhammad Nami, has said that the mandate of the revenue agency is not to grant tax waivers to taxpayers in the country but to collect taxes that are due to the federation and the Federal Government as provided in its enabling law. The seasoned […]

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Road Infrastructure Tax Credit Scheme, Fiscal Innovation Of FG – Nami

The Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Muhammad Nami, has described the Road Infrastructure Tax Credit Scheme as one of the greatest innovations of the Federal Government to tackle Nigeria’s infrastructure deficit. The scheme, which provides for public-private partnership intervention in the construction, refurbishment and maintenance of critical road infrastructure in the […]

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Customs Service Intercepts Contraband Worth N61.5Mn In Kebbi

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Kebbi Area Command, said it had intercepted contraband of sundry items worth about N61.55 million from suspected smugglers in Kebbi. The Customs Area Comptroller in the state, Mr. Joseph Attah, gave this hint on Thursday in Birnin Kebbi while addressing journalists on the activities of the command in August 2022. He […]

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FIRS Certifies Donations To Kemi Adeosun’s Charity Foundation As Tax Deductible

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has certified corporate entities’ donations to former Minister of Finance’s, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun’s charity organisation, DashMe Foundation, as tax deductible based on the provisions of the Companies Income Tax Act (CITA). As a result, the revenue agency has issued a tax-deductible donations certificate to DashMe Foundation. The FIRS issues […]

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Reps Order CAC, FIRS To Supply Details Of N18Bn Bush-Clearing Firms

Nigeria’s House of Representatives Committee on Public Accounts has ordered the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) and the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) to provide the details of the companies  involved in the N18 billion bush-clearing contracts of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD). The committee’s chairman, Hon. Oluwole Oke, gave the directive […]

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Plateau Revenue Service Trains Staff To Boost IGR

The Chairman of Plateau State Internal Revenue Service (PSIRS), Mr. Arlat Dashe, on Monday said that the capacity building training for executives of the revenue agency was organized as part of the board’s efforts to reposition it for improved revenue collection following its recent restructuring. Dashe, made this disclosure at the opening session of a […]

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Financial Crimes: LIRS To Launch Whistle-Blower Initiative

The Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) is set to launch its whistle-blower initiative, a state-wide project, introduced to provide a platform for employees, stakeholders and the general public to report any observed violation, misconduct, or unethical behaviour across the state. A public notice signed by the LIRS Executive Chairman, Ayodele Subair, indicated that the […]

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FIRS Alerts Public On Recruitment Scam, Threatens Legal Action

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has advised members of the public to be vigilant and avoid dealing with scammers, who pose as recruitment agents for it. The Special Assistant on Media and Communication to the FIRS’ Executive Chairman, Mr. Johannes Wojuola, in a statement issued on Monday recalled that the revenue agency had consistently […]