• FIRS boss released the data of taxpayers in Abuja

    FIRS boss released the data of taxpayers in Abuja

    Data from the 36 States Internal Revenue Service (SIRS) as at November 2016 shows that 13,034,222 million individuals and enterprises pay taxes regularly.

    The executive chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) and chairman, Joint Tax Board (JTB), Tunde Fowler, made this disclosure in Abuja yesterday.

    He said Lagos State tops the list with 4,088,128 million taxpayers, while Gombe State, the lowest, has 33,000. Breakdown of the data reveals that 8,550,643 million individuals pay taxes as well as 4,483,579 million enterprises.

    The FIRS boss […]

  • Osun, DFID sign MoU to boost small, medium enterprises

    Osun, DFID sign MoU to boost small, medium enterprises

    Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Growth and Employment in States 4th Scheme (GEMS4) to fast-track the development of small and medium scale industries in the state.

    Aregbesola said at the signing of the MOU that his administration has been able to endure the harsh economic challenges in the country because of the government’s huge investments in human capital development.

    GEMS4 is an affiliate of the Department for International Development (DFID) funded programme that […]