Senator Owan Enoh Chairs Workshop on Tax System Reforms
4th June, 2018
Senate fiance committee Chairman, Senator John Owan Enoh today Chaired a validation workshop on reforming the Nigerian Tax System which took place in the Senate.
The report by the technical committee on reforming the Nigeria Tax System was inaugurated by the Senate president, Dr. Bukola Saraki on 28th March 2018. The committee was mandated by the Senate to review all tax laws and look at the best practices within other jurisdictions to come up with recommendations to strengthen and reform the Nations tax system.
The committee work was facilitated by National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS).
Papers presented by the technical committee included leading principles and best practices in taxation situation analysis of the Nigerian tax system and the proposed reform strategies, harmonization of tax laws, improving tax revenue system in Nigeria amongst others.
Stakeholders who were in attendance included the Director -General of National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS) Professor Ladi Itamali, representatives of the minister of Finance, Nigerian Customs service, Federal Inland Revenue Service, Manufacturers Association of Nigeria amongst others.