Thursday, September 13, 2018

Tag "Land Use Charge"

    Land use charge: Lawyers storm out of Lagos assembly in anger

Land use charge: Lawyers storm out of Lagos assembly in anger

The public hearing on land use charge amendment in Lagos state which held on Tuesday was greeted with mixed reactions by stakeholders in the public and private sector.With agitations by different interest groups, the Lagos state house of assembly had proposed a hearing after amendments to the land use charge law 2018 were made.Ogunlana Adesina, chairman, Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), [...]

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    Lagos: No increase in fees for vehicle licence, number plates

Lagos: No increase in fees for vehicle licence, number plates

The Lagos state government says it has not increased the cost of processing motor vehicle licence and application for number plates.In a statement released on Tuesday by Kehinde Bamigbetan, commissioner for information and strategy, the state said the rumoured increase is being peddled by mischief makers who want to take advantage of the situation with the reviewed land use charge.The [...]

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    Lagos state and the politics of taxation

Lagos state and the politics of taxation

The government of Lagos state seems to be currently in the eye of the storm over its introduction of a law, a property tax as it were, known as the Land Use Charge Act of 2018, which repeals a similar law of 2001, and consolidates ground rent, tenement rate, and neigbourhood development levy. The Land Use Charge is payable in [...]

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    LIRS: Lagosians have the right to appeal land use charge

LIRS: Lagosians have the right to appeal land use charge

Ayodele Hamzat Subair, executive chairman of the Lagos Inland Revenue Service (LIRS), says citizens have the right to appeal land use charges if they feel it is an unjust amount.In an interview on Arise TV, Subair said the state government hiked land use charge in a bid to increase internally generated revenue (IGR)."Basically, we have to try and raise our [...]

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    PHOTOS: Ambode pays land use charge at GTB

PHOTOS: Ambode pays land use charge at GTB

Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos state, paid for his land use charge at a branch of Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB) in Opebi, Ikeja, Lagos, on Monday.The receipt of the payment was presented to him Ambode by Segun Agbaje, managing director of GTB.Fola Laisis, special adviser to the governor on revenue and tax, was among the top officials of the Lsgos [...]

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