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FIRS Targets 40,000 Millionaire Tax Defaulters

FIRS Targets 40,000 Millionaire Tax Defaulters

Business February 8, 2019 at 11:32 am 0 comments

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has sought collaboration with the Nigeria Police Force to go after tax defaulters in 2019.
Babatunde Fowler, the Executive Chairman of FIRS, said this when he hosted the acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, at

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FIRS generates N5 trillion, targets N5.3 trillion by year end

FIRS generates N5 trillion, targets N5.3 trillion by year end

News December 13, 2018 at 8:03 am 0 comments

The Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Tunde Fowler has said the Service has generated N5 trillion by the second week of December 2018, adding that the agency is at the verge of making N5.3 trillion at the end of the year.
If the FIRS pools N5.3 trillion revenue,

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FIRS Goes After 6,700 Billionaire Tax Defaulters

FIRS Goes After 6,700 Billionaire Tax Defaulters

Business September 10, 2018 at 6:34 pm 0 comments

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has identified more than 6,772 billionaires’ tax defaulters whose bank accounts have been screened.
The tax agency would soon go after the bank accounts of defaulting taxpayers who are raking in billions in Nigeria and are not paying taxes.
Mr. Tunde Fowler, FIRS Chairman,

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Nigeria wants to stop being lax about tax

Nigeria wants to stop being lax about tax

Business May 27, 2018 at 9:30 am 0 comments

Paying income tax used to be a joke in Nigeria which, no wonder, has the worst tax to GDP ratio in sub-Saharan Africa.
As one banking executive put it: “In Nigeria, the government pretends to tax people and people pretend to pay. That’s the Nigerian social contract.”
But these days

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Mr. Tunde Fowler

FIRS Job Scandal: Full List Of 349 New Staff Secretly Hired By Tunde Fowler

News June 15, 2016 at 4:07 pm 0 comments

This time the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), headed by Mr. Babatunde Fowler, a protege of Bola Tinubu, the National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC) has been found to have overseen recruitment excercises in violation of Nigeria’s rules of public advertisement.

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Mr. Tunde Fowler

FIRS Chairman Tunde Fowler, Implicated In Massive Looting

News April 28, 2016 at 7:16 am 0 comments

Flamboyant Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, Mr. Babatunde Fowler has been implicated in short-changing the federal government and massive looting of revenues accruable to the federation.
In a petition signed and delivered to the President Muhammudu Buhari, The Paradigm learnt staff of FIRS accused Fowler of sundry

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