FEDERAL GOVERNMENT INSIST VAT COLLECTION BY THE FIRS REMAINS SACROSANCT

The ruling of the appeal court which is in favour of the FIRS has further established the statues quo

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT INSIST VAT COLLECTION BY THE FIRS REMAINS SACROSANCT

The Nigerian Government have insisted Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) will continue to collect Value Added Tax (VAT) following the ruling of the Court of Appeal on the rising issue.

The Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, while speaking on the disagreement over the collection of VAT between FIRS and state government made the decision of the government known.

Rivers state was the one to first take FIRS to court on the matter, and the decision of the court on the matter remains the same.


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