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Maher Milad Iskander
State Development Tax Law No. 147 of 1984 was introduced on the 4th of October 1984, and its Executive Regulation issued on the 21st of April 1986.
Andersen Tax LP
On 24th June, 2020, the Federal Inland Revenue Service ("FIRS" or "the Service") issued a Public Notice stating that certain items which were included as exempt from Value Added Tax ("VAT")...
Sefton Fross
On 19 February 2020, the Nigerian Tax Appeal Tribunal (the "Tribunal"), sitting in Lagos delivered its first ever judgement on a transfer pricing (TP) dispute under Nigeria's Income Tax...
LeLaw Barristers & Solicitors
It is no longer news that the Nigeria economy is in recession: reflective of foreign exchange challenges, growing inflation and unemployment rates, amongst other indices.
LeLaw Barristers & Solicitors
My learned colleague and ThisDay Lawyer columnist, Abubakar D. Sani, on 8th August 2017 published a piece titled: "Widening the Tax Net: Is Osinbajo's Executive Order Correct?"...
Andersen Tax LP
On 2nd June, 2020, the Federal Inland Revenue Service ("FIRS" or "the Service") issued three Public Notices directing taxpayers on certain issues with respect to their tax compliance as well as the extension of the timeline of certain ...
Andersen Tax LP
On 8th May, 2020, the Federal High Court ("FHC" or "the Court"), sitting in Lagos, declared the Taxes and Levies (Approved List for Collection) Act (Amendment) Order, 2015 ("Amendment Order") null and void. This decision was ...
Andersen Tax LP
The Federal Inland Revenue Service ("FIRS" or "the Service") recently issued a Public Notice reminding the general public of the obligations to remit Stamp Duties to the Service under the Stamp Duties Act (SDA) as amended by the ...
PwC Nigeria
In this article, we will outline the key provisions of the SEP Order and share our thoughts on some of the issues that may arise from the implementation of the Order.
Banwo & Ighodalo
The Value Added Tax Act[1] ("VAT Act") was one of the seven (7) principal tax statutes amended by the Finance Act, 2019.
LeLaw Barristers & Solicitors
In a recent epochal decision, OANDO SUPPLY & TRADING LTD V FBIR (2001) 4 TLRN 113, the Lagos Zone of the Tax Appeal Tribunal (TAT) headed by Mr. Kayode Sofola...
Andersen Tax LP
Technological advancement has completely changed the way we live. There have been significant improvements in the way goods and services are provided with technological...
Saudi Arabia
United Trademark & Patent Services
Saudi Arabia declared that the VAT rate will be increased from 5% to 15%, which will be effective as of July 1, 2020.
South Africa
Below, please find issue 49 of ENSafrica's tax in brief, a snapshot of the latest tax developments in South Africa.
If not considered to be carrying on a trade, could the foreign exchange gains and losses on foreign debt instruments be considered to be interest?
Application made for rescission of a "civil judgment" in terms of section 172 of the Tax Administration Act, 2011 ("TAA").
Following the announcement of the President's COVID-19 tax measures by the prime minister on 10 April 2020, the Ministry of Finance has issued Circular Note No. 20/169/CF/MINFI/DGI/DLRI/L...
In the current environment where there is a huge amount of debt being incurred by taxpayers it is useful to remind ourselves in what general circumstances interest...
In a High Court of South Africa judgment, delivered on 23 March 2020 by Judge J. Mabusa, in the case of CSARS v Public Protector and Others, it was ordered that the South African Revenue Service...
The points for consideration by the Supreme Court of Appeal ("SCA") in Telkom SOC Limited v C:SARS on 25 March 2020 were two-fold.
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