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Expatriate tax in Nigeria

Multinational companies often send employees to another country for business purposes. It could be a formal or an informal assignment. An example of employees on formal assignment is expatriate. An expatriate is a person residing in another (host) country for work reasons. The…

PAYE tax in Nigeria

PAYE Tax Nigeria – Guide to taxation of employees

Personal Income Tax is the charge on the income of individuals, trustees, and executors. In Nigeria, the two key legislation are the Personal Income Tax Amendment Act 2011 (PITAM) and Finance Act 2020. The effective date of the Finance Act 2020 is 1…

Transfer pricing in Nigeria: Basic Guide

What is transfer pricing? We can split the term “transfer pricing” into two parts; “transfer” and “pricing”. Transfer means to move an item from one place to another. Pricing is the total money estimated or agreed in exchange for an item. Hence, transfer…

FIRS Revises Transfer Pricing Regulations

Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has revised the Transfer Pricing Regulations in Nigeria. First, the new scope of Transfer Pricing Regulations (TPR) includes related or associated transactions based on the provisions of Capital Gains Tax (CGT) Act and Value Added Tax (VAT) Act.…

Commencement rule in Nigeria

Commencement rule in Nigeria

New and existing businesses in Nigeria are saddled with two or more statutory requirements. This article focuses on taxation of profits of new companies. In Nigeria, this concept is called commencement rule based on Section 29(3) of the Companies Income Tax Act 2007,…