20 business premises sealed in Onitsha sealed by FIRS for tax evasion



www.odogwublog.com reports that Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) yesterday sealed twenty (20) business premises in Onitsha , Anambra state for tax evasion.
The Special Enforcement Unit of the Federal Inland Revenue Service FIRS sealed off the businesses in Onitsha.
 FIRS officials said they failed to meet up with their civic responsibility to the Federal Government. 
 Some of the affected businesses include building materials at Uga Street, bridge Head, fairly used electronics shops at Upper Iweka Road, Companies around Awka Park-Upper Iweka, Beverage Manufacturing Company at Nkpor.
 The Team Leader of the Special Enforcement Unit from Abuja, Mr Barths Oborolo explained that the exercise was in line with the requirement went the constitution.
He urged business owners to save themselves the embarrassment by promptly settling their taxes as at when due.
 According to him tax remittance which is the Civic responsibility expected of citizens as well as businesses that are legal persons.
 The Tax Controller of Onitsha, Mr Ukay Okereke, explained that contrary to claims by some defaulters that they were not notified he lamented that letters of notification were sent to all of them almost a month ago.
 He, however, encouraged them to go and pay, assuring them that their businesses would be open in less than two hours after confirmation of their payment.

20 business premises sealed in Onitsha sealed by FIRS for tax evasion 20 business premises sealed in Onitsha sealed by FIRS for tax evasion Reviewed by Odogwu Emeka Odogwu on Tuesday, September 05, 2017 Rating: 5

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