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The Federal Government recorded a notable achievement on January 13th 2020 when President Buhari signed the Finance Act No. 1 of 2020 into law.
LeLaw Barristers & Solicitors
Nigeria's potential to become one of the biggest players in the global economy has been long acknowledged: with her huge population cum ready market, skilled workforce, substantial natural endowments, ...
Andersen Tax LP
There is a general consensus that the current global and national legal/tax frameworks were not designed for taxation of the digital economy which presents major challenges
Brooks & Knights
The world over, every country has its own set of rules governing its coastal trade. Players in this sector either own the ships which are leased to charterers or lease vessels from vessel owners...
Hermon Law
The Finance Act, 2019 came with copious far-reaching changes in the laws relating to major taxes in Nigeria.
In this article, we examine some of the changes introduced to Nigeria's tax regime by the Finance Act.
The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, signed the Finance Bill, 2019 into law on 13 January 2020.
Banwo & Ighodalo
Section 31(1) of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (Establishment) Act, 2007 (the "FIRS Act") empowers the Federal Inland Revenue Service ("FIRS" or the "Service")...
Andersen Tax LP
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) recently issued a Public Notice informing the general public of its Circular No: 2019/03 on the Claim of Tax Treaties Benefits in Nigeria (the Circular).
Andersen Tax LP
On 17 December 2019, the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) issued a Public Notice notifying all taxpayers (individuals, partnerships, enterprises, corporate organisations, ministries, departments and agencies)
Andersen Tax LP
On 8 November 2019, the Tax Appeal Tribunal ("TAT" or "the Tribunal"), sitting in Lagos, upheld the applicability of excess dividend tax on franked investment income in the case between UAC of ...
South Africa
With effect from 1 April 2020, the Botswana Unified Revenue Service is introducing a new tax management system called Lekgetho Live...
This Tax Update covers the Commencement of Expat Tax, Final Carbon Offset Regulations, BGR: Relief in respect of Tax Treaties and Clarification on interpretation of "Group of Companies".
As another Budget Speech looms, one can only hope that the Minister of Finance will provide positive news to encourage further investment in the oil and gas industry.
The Botswana Minister of Finance presented the 2020 Budget to parliament on 3 February 2020. No tax legislation amendments were proposed.
According to the announcement issued by the Rwanda Revenue Authority ("RRA") on December 13, 2019, the applications for quitus fiscal in relation to the fiscal year 2020 are open from today (December 16, 2019).
On 4 November 2019, the Congolese tax administration (Direction générale des impôts) announced that the deadline for payment of the second instalment of advance tax for the financial year 2019
Over the last two days, Uganda and Kenya have both announced emergency tax measures to deal with the effects of the Coronavirus outbreak.
United Arab Emirates
SCHLÜTER GRAF Legal Consultants
Saudization, officially known as the Saudi nationalization scheme, is a workforce nationalization program in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia that is designed to attract Saudi nationals to-wards the private sector.
DLA Piper
This year-end tax report for the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) provides an overview of the most significant tax developments in the region under the following three categories:
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