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New Witholding Tax Regulation

What You Should Know About The New Withholding Tax Regulations

T he Federal Government through the Minister of Finance has issued a Deduction of Tax at Source (Withholding) Regulations 2024 (“the Regulations”) which takes effect from July 1, 2024. This Regulation effectively replaces the 2006 Regulations and introduces significant changes to the existing tax deduction framework. These regulations reflect a comprehensive update aimed at enhancing […]


Advisory on IASB Issuance of IFRS 18

O n April 19, 2024, the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) issued a new standard, IFRS 18, which revolutionizes the way companies present and disclose information in the financial statements. This Standard was issued separately and does not form part of teh compendium issued by the IASB in 2024.

ICFR In Focus

I n May 2023, the Federal Government of Nigeria through the Presidency, signed the Financial Reporting Coucil of Nigeria Amendment Act No. 42 of 2023 (“the Amendment Act”) into law. This legislation introduced amendments to selected sections of the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria Act No. 6 of 2011 which remains in force.

Flashpoints of the Expatriate Employment Levy Handbook

T he Federal Government of Nigeria on 27 February 2024 issued the Expatriate Employment  Levy Handbook that was designed to “address certain socio-economic considerations within the country and seeks to balance the benefits of expatriate employment with the protection of Nigeria’s local labour markets and resources.”

Case Review

Case Review

T he Tax Appeal Tribunal sitting in Lagos has allowed an appeal by Checkpoint Software Technologies B.V Nigeria Limited (“the Company”) against the Federal Inland Revenue Service (“the FIRS” or “the Service”) which challenged the imposition of administrative penalties on the Company for failure to comply with the Income Tax (Country-by-Country Reporting) Regulations of 2018 […]

The Tax Appeal Tribunal

The Tax Appeal Tribunal

The Tax Appeal Tribunal (“the Tribunal”) Ruling on Treatment of Rental Income as Taxable Income for Value Added Tax T he Tax Appeal Tribunal (“the Tribunal”) on Thursday the 10th September 2020 delivered its ruling on the treatment of rental income as taxable income for Value Added Tax. This briefing examines the ruling and its […]

VAT Modification Order 2020

The application of Value Added Tax to rental income has been a major tax issue without clarity. Guidance was provided following a decided court case which clarified that “rent received on


Economic Stimulus Bill

F  ollowing the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic across various countries including Nigeria, the House of Representatives of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (HoR) considered and passed the Emergency Economic Stimulus Bill in a bid to mitigate the adverse economic effects resulting from the outbreak of the pandemic in Nigeria. This is a review of the […]

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