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LIRS Optimizes Payment Procedure On eTax for Taxpayers

The Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) is currently optimizing its payment procedures for utmost efficiency and taxpayers’ convenience. The Executive Chairman of the Lagos State Internal Revenue Service, Mr Ayodele Subair, in a statement issued on Sunday, said the Agency, as part of its digitalization process, is discontinuing all previously used bill references effective…

LIRS Reaffirms March 31 Deadline For Filing Individual Annual Tax Returns

In accordance with provisions of the Personal Income Tax Act (PITA) Cap P8 2011 (as amended), the Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) is notifying all individual taxpayers, including self-employed persons and employees under the PAYE Scheme to file their Annual Tax Returns on or before 31st March 2022. The obligation to file annual tax…

LIRS Urges Employers Of Labour To File Annual Tax Returns On Or Before January 31

In line with the Personal Income Tax Act (PITA) Cap P8 LFN 2011 (as amended), The Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) urges all employers of labour in Lagos State to file their Company’s Annual Tax Returns on or before the statutory deadline of January 31, 2021 to avoid penalties. The Agency’s eTax platform, launched…

LIRS Kicks Off Automated Collection Of Consumption Tax

In line with global best practice in the use of technology and automated solutions, the Lagos Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) has introduced recently an Electronic Revenue Assurance (ERA) System for Hotels, Restaurants, Night Clubs and Event Centres in Lagos State to elicit automatic compliance with the extant Hotel Occupancy and Restaurant Consumption Tax Law of…

Ambode Fires LIRS Boss, Olufolarin Ogunsanwo

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has sacked the Chairman, Lagos Board of Internal Revenue and Chief Executive of Lagos Internal Revenue Service, LIRS, Olufolarin Ogunsanwo, barely 11 months after he appointed him. Ogunsanwo has now handed over to the Director, Tax Audit, Mrs Akintola Bolaji. An internal memo conveying his departure from the agency…

LIRS Retrains 1000 Audit Staff

In its drive to ensure full maximization of its revenue generating potentials, and to commence tax Audit exercise of 2016 in earnest, the Lagos State Internal Revenue Service ((LIRS) has engaged 1200 members of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) as Tax Audit Monitoring…

Lagos To Prosecutes 28 Tax Offenders

The Lagos State Rapid Tax Prosecution Unit says it has commenced prosecution of recalcitrant tax payers in the state. The State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Adeniji Kazeem, disclosed on Monday that the Rapid Tax Prosecution Unit has filled all the necessary information at the State High Court for the arraignment of the 28 tax…