Saturday, 2 September 2017

FIRS seals 20 shops in Onitsha over tax defaults

                                             FIRS seals 20 shops in Onitsha over tax defaults
No less than twenty business offices were on Friday closed in Onitsha and environs by the exceptional requirement unit of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) over default in charge installment to the central government.

The fixed offices included building materials, genuinely utilized gadgets shops, transport organizations, refreshment producing organization, among others.

Tending to newsmen after the activity, the group pioneer of the Special Enforcement Unit from Abuja, Barths Oborolo, said the activity was upheld by the Nigerian constitution.

He encouraged entrepreneurs to spare themselves of the shame by paying their assessments when due, depicting it as their urban duty to the legislature.

On his part, the Tax Controller of Onitsha, Ukay Okereke, clarified that letters of notices were served to every one of the defaulters very nearly a month sooner, in spite of cases that they were not informed.

He however guaranteed that their organizations would be opened in under two hours after affirmation of installments.

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