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Nigeria releases new Executive Order to combat money laundering and tax evasion

The Federal Government of Nigeria, on 8 October 2018, signed a new Executive Order 008 (Order) backing the implementation of the Voluntary Offshore Assets Regularisation Scheme (VOARS or the Scheme), aimed at combating money laundering and tax evasion. The Scheme took effect from 8 October 2018 and will cover a period of twelve months.

Africa Oil & Gas State of Play

The African continent continues to boast a vast array of potential opportunities, particularly in the oil and gas (O&G) sector. The sector has historically been a primary driver of economic growth and is once again attracting investor interest as international energy prices recover. Africa’s proven oil and gas reserves account for 7.5% and 7.1% of global reserves respectively.

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Taxing Nigeria’s Fledgling Economy: Between Tax Penetration and Economic Recovery

Nigeria has rolled out another tax amnesty scheme.  Backed by Presidential Executive Order No 8 signed on 8 October 2018, Voluntary Offshore Assets Regularization Scheme (VOARS) became the latest effort at combating money laundering and tax evasion.

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Nigeria Government releases Official Gazette on list of pioneer industries and products

The Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) recently announced the release of an official gazette (the Gazette) of the list of pioneer industries and products. Although the Gazette was released in November 2018, it became effective in August 2017.

CBN introduces special foreign exchange window for investors and exporters

PenCom releases guidelines on voluntary contribution under the contributory pension scheme

The National Pension Commission (PenCom) recently released guidelines (the Guidelines) to provide clarity on voluntary contributions (VCs) under the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS). The Guidelines are coming on the heels of PenCom’s circular of 16 November 2017 to all Pension Fund Administrators (PFAs) and Pension Fund Custodians (PFCs) on “Withdrawals from voluntary contributions”.

World Bank Doing Business Report 2019 : Nigeria records mixed fortunes

The World Bank Group (World Bank) on Wednesday, 31 October 2018, published it’s 2019 Doing Business Report (the Report). This latest report sees Nigeria ranking 146 out of 190 countries on the ease of doing business index, a drop by one place from 2018 ranking of 145.

Ease of doing business in Nigeria – A case for eliminating multiple tax reviews, audits and investigations

The importance of ensuring a conducive environment for businesses cannot be over-emphasized, given their immense contribution to the growth of the national economy. This is more so, in the light of current economic growth and stability plans by Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN).

FIRS mandates taxpayers to obtain VAT registration certificates and display at their premises

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), on 22 October 2018, notified the general public that it has commenced issuance of value-added tax (VAT) certificates to all new and existing taxpayers registered for VAT purposes. By the publication, FIRS also directed VAT collectors to display their VAT certificates at their business premises and implored taxpayers to report VAT collectors who fail to comply with this directive to the agency.

Analysis and implications of Nigeria’s new Executive Order on Voluntary Declaration of Offshore Assets

The Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN), on 8 October 2018 (Effective Date), issued Executive Order 008 (Order), backing the implementation of the Voluntary Offshore Assets Regularisation Scheme (VOARS or the Scheme).