Federal Government of Nigeria revises excise regime

The Federal Government of Nigeria has re-introduced an ad-valorem excise structure to spirits and wines. With this introduction, excise duty on spirits, wines and cigarettes will now be based on both ad-valorem and specific excise structures.

Finance Act 2019: Clarification on Significant Economic Presence

The Honourable Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, recently issued the Companies Income Tax (Significant Economic Presence) Order, 2020 (the Order) to clarify the meaning of Significant Economic Presence (SEP) as contained in Finance Act 2019 (FA19).

FRC guidance for External Auditors

FRC guidance for External Auditors: COVID-19 and its impact on the audit of reporting entities in Nigeria

As COVID-19 spreads and the impact is felt, regulators in Nigeria and around the world have issued guidance to entities under their control to provide direction on the impact of COVID-19 on the reporting obligations of those entities.

Finance Act 2019: FIRS releases information circulars to clarify certain provisions

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has released various information circulars on its opinion and clarification of certain provisions in the Finance Act 2019.

COVID-19: FIRS waives interest and penalty arising from outstanding tax audit liabilities

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) recently issued a Public Notice communicating the waiver of interest and penalty on outstanding tax debts arising from tax desk review, audit and/or investigation exercise.

COVID-19: Economic, tax and other fiscal stimulus measures in Nigeria

This newsletter examines some of the critical economic, tax and other fiscal measures in Nigeria targeted at alleviating the economic impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Nigeria rolls out additional fiscal measures to stimulate the economy in response to the impact of COVID-19 and decline in oil price

Nigeria rolls out additional fiscal measures to stimulate the economy in response to the impact of COVID-19 and decline in oil price

Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning (‘the Minster’) on 6 April 2020, issued a press statement, to communicate a Fiscal Stimulus Package to address the economic challenges created by COVID-19 (The Pandemic) and the slump in crude oil prices.

COVID-19: Nigeria rolls out various regulatory and fiscal measures to provide relief

COVID-19: Nigeria rolls out various regulatory and fiscal measures to provide relief

This newsletter examines the various measures put in place in Nigeria to contain the spread of COVID-19 and also alleviate the impact of the Pandemic.

Outlook and impact of changes in Nigeria taxation landscape for 2020

Outlook and impact of changes in Nigeria taxation landscape for 2020

There are fundamental changes in Nigeria’s tax landscape with far-reaching impact on the economy and business performance in 2020 and beyond.

CBN introduces special foreign exchange window for investors and exporters

Nigeria’s President signs 2019 Finance bill into law

The Finance Bill, which was passed by the National Assembly in December 2019 and transmitted to the presidency for assent, is expected to change the tax landscape in Nigeria as it contains amendments to the provisions of seven (7) extant tax laws.