AbdulRazaq’s female nominees impress Kwara Assembly (Vanguard)

Screening for Kwara State commissioner-nominees entered day two on Wednesday, with the cabinet picks wowing the lawmakers with their eloquence and clear roadmaps of how they thought the government could deliver basic amenities and reposition the state for greater heights.…

The trouble with tax in churches and mosques – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

Some hotheads in Nigeria have made some noises on the need to collect taxes from churches and mosques. Controversial issues do not come any greater than this irreverent call for churches and mosques to pay tax to the government. The…

FIRS hits N5.2 trillion tax revenue, gets N8tr target in 2019 (Guardian)

The Federal Inland Revenue Service has recorded an all-time high tax revenue collection of N5.23 trillion in 2018, with Value Added Tax (VAT) at N1.11 trillion for the first time. Prior to 2018, the highest revenue figure ever attained by…

Italy to introduce ‘sugar tax’ to fund varsity research (Punch)

Italy plans to introduce a tax on fizzy drinks to help fund university research. Carla Ruocco, a lawmaker from the 5-Star Movement, announced late on Thursday that the so-called ‘sugar tax’ would be presented as an amendment to the budget.…

Dear Lagosian, you will pay plenty tax in 2018 o – Toni Kan

My Dear Lagosian, Ambode is not smiling. This year, your eye will see pepper if you live , work and earn an income in Lagos and finally, if you own property in Lagos and by property I don’t just mean…

Hike in land Use Charge: I support Ambode – Toni Kan

Except you live in Kutuwengi, you must have heard about the newly introduced Land Use Charge Law 2018 which effectively repeals and replaces the old law, the Land Use Charge Law 2001. That new law was passed on 28 January 2018 and since then…

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