LIRS extends deadline for filing 2023 annual tax returns

There’s good news for businesses in Lagos State, yet to file their annual tax returns. The Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) has extended the time to file 2023 tax returns by seven (7) days. The initial due date of 31 January 2024 is no longer applicable, while the new deadline is Wednesday, 7 February 2024. 

The additional time will allow for accurate and timely submission of returns. Another benefit for taxpayers in Lagos State is that annual returns can be filed online, at convenience, via the LIRS electronic filing platform. Follow these steps to file the Form H1 tax returns at

It is ideal to make good use of the extra time to prevent fees for late filing. To download the public notice on the annual returns of LIRS, click here.


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