Nationwide clampdown on tax defaulters begins by FIRS

Written by on December 18, 2019

Federal Inland Revenue Service will today commence a nationwide tax enforcement exercise with a view to prosecuting defaulters and recovering all outstanding tax liabilities.

The Service had given tax defaulters nationwide seven days to settle their tax liabilities to avoid any inconveniences or interruptions in their operations.

A notice to this effect was issued by Acting Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, Abiodun Aina, through the Head, Communications and Servicom Department of the Service, Wahab Gbadamosi.

It noted that the enforcement is pursuant to the provisions of Sections 8, 26 (2), 33 and 35 of the FIRS establishment Act, 2007.

Those who may be affected by the exercise include individuals, partnerships, Enterprises, Corporate organisations, Ministries, Departments and Agencies


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