Southern governors back collection of VAT by states

Governors from the Southern region of the country who met today September 16 in Enugu, have expressed support for the collection of value-added tax (VAT) by state governments. This was conveyed in a communique read out by Governor Rotimi Akeredolu

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Court of Appeal stops Rivers and Lagos from collecting VAT

A Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has stopped the governments of Rivers and Lagos from collecting Value Added Taxes (VAT), pending the determination of an appeal filed by the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS). The appellate court which said

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Lagos applies to join Rivers state as co-respondent in FIRS’ appeal against a high court ruling for states to collect VAT

The Lagos State Government has applied to join Rivers state as co-respondent in the Federal Inland Revenue Services’ appeal against a high court ruling for states to collect Value Added Tax. Lagos state filed the application on Friday September 10,

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Rivers VAT is not for Abuja people and I don’t care if heaven falls – Governor Wike warns oil companies as he threatens to take over FIRS offices in Rivers state

Governor Nyesom Wike has threatened to take over offices of the Federal Inland Revenue Services in Rivers state over an alleged “bullying”. Wike who addressed Shell Petroleum Development Company and other representatives of oil companies and business owners in the

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