Tax Appeal Tribunal rules that rent is not subject to VAT
The Tax Appeal Tribunal, in the case between Ess-Ay Holdings Limited (Ess-Ay) and the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), ruled that rent is not subject to Value Added Tax (VAT).
FIRS extends filing deadline for corporate tax returns by 7 days
FIRS has issued a public notice informing the public of a 7-day extension granted to companies whose tax returns were due as at 31 July 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.
NSE to resume charging VAT on commissions applicable to capital market transactions
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), on 10 July 2019, issued a circular on the expiration of Value Added Tax (Exemption of Commissions on Stock Exchange Transactions) Order, 2014 (the Circular).
Controversy trails Value Added Tax exemption on domestic airline services
In June 2018, the Federal Executive Council (FEC or the Council) announced its approval of two Executive Orders and five Amendment Bills touching on key provisions in the Nigerian tax and regulatory legislation. Please see link to our initial alert on the approval of the Executive Orders and Amendment Bills.
Value added tax compliance – Any respite for Nigeria Electricity Supply Industry operators?
Value added tax (VAT) is a multistage consumption tax, which is charged and payable on the supply of all goods and services. VAT is payable by individuals, body corporates, and organisations that buy, procure or import taxable goods and services. VAT applies on all goods and services except those specifically listed as exempt in the law. The First Schedule to Value Added Tax Act, Cap V1, LFN 2007 (as amended) (VATA) contains the list of exempted items. Goods exempted include basic food items, baby products, all exports, books and educational materials.