PALLIATIVE MEASURES TAKEN BY THE NASARAWA STATE INTERNAL REVENUE TO MITIGATE THE EFFECTS OF COVID-19 ON TAXPAYERS 4TH JUNE, 2020.
Sequel to the outbreak of corona virus and its attendant effect on businesses and the economy as a whole, the Nasarawa State Internal Revenue Service (NSIRS) hereby announce the following palliative measures for its esteem taxpayers with a view to mitigate the effect of the pandemic on individual and business income alike.
- Extended Period for filling PAYE and self-assessment returns
Dateline for filing of employee’s return by employers under the PAYE scheme was extended from 31 t January 2020 to 30th June 2020, while dateline for declaration of income by individuals under self-assessment is extended to 31St August 2020.
- Waiver of penalty and interest on debts l aid in full on or before 30th June 2020
Penalty and interest is hereby waived for taxpayers with outstanding liability who pay in full on or before 30th June 2020
- Provision for installmental payment
All debts that become due, including assessment that become final and conclusive in 2020 could be paid install mentally within the Fiscal year.
Our esteemed taxpayers are encouraged to take advantage of these palliative measures and declare their income, file in their returns and/or pay their outstanding liabilities in full.
For further enquiries, please contact the Office of the Executive Chairman Nasarawa State Internal Revenue Service Lafia.
Ahmad Yakubu Muhammad