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TAT Rules that Rental Income from Property Leases are VAT Exempt

Overview On Thursday, 10 September 2020, the Tax Appeal Tribunal (TAT), Lagos Division delivered a judgment in a matter between Ess-ay Holdings Limited (the Appellant) and the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS or the Respondent). The matter bordered on the applicability of Value Added Tax (VAT) on rental income and

Recent Developments on Stamp Duties in Nigeria

Stamp Duty is a tax chargeable either at fixed rates (flat amounts) or ad valorem (as a percentage of the value of a transaction), depending on the class of instrument as provided in the Stamp Duties Act (SDA). These instruments include notarial acts, agreements, conveyance on sale of property, powers

CAMA 2020 and the Introduction of Limited Liability Partnership

Prior to the enactment of Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) 2020, the old legislation made provisions only for general partnerships. This type of partnership permits individuals to enter into partnership agreements which can be registered under part B of CAMA as a business name. Professionals have long used this