Adeosun, Fowler to attend Kaduna tax amnesty symposium

The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, will, on Thursday, lead a Federal Government delegation to the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS) stakeholders’ symposium in Kaduna State.
The symposium would be hosted by the Kaduna State Government and attended by Governor Nasir el-Rufai and Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Babatunde Fowler, among others.
Also expected at the forum, according to a statement issued by the FIRS, are business leaders, business owners and groups, tax advisers, captains of industries, as well as professional and artisan bodies, among other strategic economic groupings within Kaduna State and environs.
The statement noted the symposium was aimed at promoting greater public understanding of the procedure for the tax amnesty scheme.
The VAIDS programme commenced on July 1, 2017 and provides an opportunity for tax-payers to voluntarily and truthfully declare their assets and incomes before the March 31st, 2018 deadline.

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