Fidelity bank banner Atiku Obi Campaign banner Newsexpress banner Camano banner
Lagos issues ultimatum to tax defaulters

By Newsexpress on 08/12/2016

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 1,053

Ayodele Subair
Ayodele Subair

All tax defaulters in Lagos State have up to December 16, to clear all outstanding payments or face the full wrath of the law.

According to Ayodele Subair, executive chairman of Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS), all necessary machineries have put in place to ensure the enforcement of the tax laws with effect from December 17, when the grace period lapses.

He advised all taxpayers to comply, reiterating that the full weight of the law will be brought to bear on any taxable persons or corporations who fail to remit all taxes/levies due.

According to him, the taxes and levies expected to be remitted to the Lagos State government within the grace period include; tax audit liability of back years; personal income tax (PAYE, direct assessment, self-assessment); withholding tax; hotel occupancy and restaurants consumption tax as well as land use charge and ground rent.

A statement by Monsurat Amasa, head, corporate affairs, LIRS, also quoted Subair has saying, “Taxpayers are hereby advised to clear all outstanding payments on or before the 16th of December 2016, failing which the Lagos State Government will commence criminal prosecution of offenders, with full enforcement through distrain activities in line with relevant provisions of the Personal Income Tax Act 2004 (As amended).”

The LIRS has in the last few months embarked on massive advocacy and enlightenment programmes, taking Lagos residents and taxpayers through a process of education on the laws bordering on tax administration and the need and benefits of paying taxes as and when due. •Sourced from Independent. Photo shows LIRS Chairman Ayodele Subair.

Source Newsexpress

Posted 08/12/2016 01:29:16 AM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
CBN disowns fake Emefiele Twitter handles

Immigration rescues 32 human trafficking victims

Today’s weather will be characterised by haze, clouds...

Coup attempt in Equatorial Guinea

Death toll from Indonesia tsunami rises to at...

Confusion as police seal off Cross River PDP...

Kaduna Petroleum College to become operational soon

UI renames Arts Theatre after Wole Soyinka

NiMet predicts sunny and cloudy weather for today...

Protesters vow to shut National Assembly until demands...

Free laptops for college students in Cameroon

Buhari warns against re-occurrence of accidental bombing of...

 

Latest News Conduct Bureau adamant on CJN Onnoghen’s trial; serves criminal charges •Why trial may go ahead despite court order Minimum Wage: Labour promises ‘hell’ for dissenting governors Andy Uba moves to establish university in Anambra Nigerian Ambassador dies in Abidjan I feel very sad about CJN Onnoghen’s trial — Osinbajo 2,551 suspected thieves arrested in Kaduna Crocodile mauls woman to death Imo APC commences contempt proceedings against Oshiomhole PSC warns against illegal transfers of commissioners ahead of elections 2019: Saraki warns against do-or-die politics •Says Nigerians must be allowed to elect candidates of their choice National Assembly adjourns after resumption from Yuletide break Promotion withdrawal: Oyo workers begin warning strike

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (439,801 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (399,698 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (333,161 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (286,368 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (251,872 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (231,286 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (215,282 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (196,458 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (183,670 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (172,336 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (169,722 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (155,720 views)

 

JAMB 2019 Reg

CBN banner

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (76) Business & Economy (3,955) Business Verdict (54) Columnists (982) Complaints & Requests (95) Enterprise & Opportunities (208) Entertainment (579) Features (703) Global Business Monitor (314) International (2,983) Interview (170) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (151) Maggie's Blog (112) News (42,442) Opinion (1,179) Pidgin (16) Politics (8,723) Religion (941) Sports (1,862) Stock Watch (36) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

 

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera