Federal High Court rules that State Governments are empowered to administer VAT and other taxes not exclusively allocated to the Federal Government

Federal High Court rules that State Governments are empowered to administer VAT and other taxes not exclusively allocated to the Federal Government

The Federal High Court (FHC) in Port Harcourt recently ruled that only the Rivers State Government (RSG), and not the Federal Government (FG), is empowered to collect value-added tax (VAT) within Rivers State.