Lagos seals off 18 hotels, event centres over tax evasion (Leadership)

Lagos seals off 18 hotels, event centres over tax evasion (Leadership)

The Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) has shut 13 hotels, restaurants and event centers for failure to pay their taxes to the state government in accordance with the Hotel Occupancy and Restaurant

Consumption Laws of Lagos State 2009. It was gathered that the Hotels and Restaurants were owing the state a sum of N426,976,528.87.

Speaking on the state-wide tax enforcement exercise, at the weekend, the Director Legal Services of the LIRS, Mr. Seyi Alade warned that defaulting Hotels, Restaurants and Event Centers will henceforth face the full wrath of the law if they fail to deduct and remit their taxes as provided by the law. Read more

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