Nine senior officials of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) are currently in detention over alleged multi-billion naira fraud.
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has disclosed that it recently discovered not less than 55,000 tax defaulters from the bank accounts substitution initiative that it embarked upon earlier this year.
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has generated over N23billion in unpaid taxes from the recently suspended substitution exercise on corporate bank accounts, marked by the imposition of restriction on the accounts of tax-defaulting organisations. FIRS Chairman, Babatunde Fowler, who spoke in Lagos on Thursday at the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) Interactive Forum on […]
The Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr Tunde Fowler has disclosed that the agency has given itself a target of N8 trillion revenue in 2019. To this end, it called on all taxpayers and other stakeholders to support the drive to make the target achievable. The FIRS boss who disclosed this at the organisation’s […]
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) is expected to generate N5.3trillion revenue by the end of this year. Already, as at the second week of this month, FIRS has generated N5 trillion. Executive Chairman, Mr. Tunde Fowler, in a statement explained that if the agency succeeds in pooling the N5.3 trillion revenue, it will mark […]
The Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS) said it recovered about N3.63 billion by curbing Illicit Financial Flows between January 2017 and August 2018 in the country. The Executive Chairman of the FIRS, Tunde Fowler, said this on Thursday in Abuja at the Inter-Ministerial African Union High Level Panel on Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs). Mr Fowler […]
Less than a month after it commenced substitution of accounts of recalcitrant billionaire taxpayers, the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has collected over N12.66 billion in tax revenue. The Executive Chairman, FIRS, Tunde Fowler, disclosed this at the weekend when he received the new Minister of Finance, Hajia Zainab Ahmed, during her visit to FIRS […]
The Federal Inland Revenue Service has expressed its commitment to increase government’s revenue through taxation by 20 per cent before the end of the 2018 financial period. As part of efforts to achieve this target, the FIRS said it had started introducing some initiatives, according to a communiqué issued after a recent meeting of the […]
The Federal Inland Revenue Service generated a total of N1.17 trillion in the first quarter of this year from the collection of various taxes, according to a document in the possession of our correspondent. This was a significant rise over the N778.19 billion recorded in the corresponding period of 2017. According to a letter written […]
Over N4.03 trillion was collected as revenue in 2017 as the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) recorded 82.38 percent success in its projected income of N4.89 trillion for the year. However, the revenue is N720 billion more than the 2016 total collection figure of N3.3 trillion. Details of sectorial contributions showed that taxes from non-oil […]