The 2020 Finance Invoice has been formally offered to State Governors.
This was finished on Thursday on the Nationwide Financial Council (NEC) assembly presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.
The invoice was accredited by the Federal Government Council (FEC) on Wednesday.
Now headed to the Nationwide Meeting, it’ll present extra tax incentives for Nigerian companies and people.
Some highlights are: “Discount in duties on tractors from 35 to 10 %; Discount in duties on motor autos for the transportation of products from 35 to 10 %.
“Discount of levy on motor autos for the transportation of individuals (automobiles) from 35 % to five %; Exemption of small corporations from fee of training tax beneath the Tertiary Schooling Belief fund (TETFUND). Firms with lower than N25m turnover are eligible.”
The advantages additionally embody 50 % discount in minimal tax from 0.5 % to 0.25 % for gross turnover for monetary years ending between January 1st, 2020 and December thirty first, 2021; Granting of tax aid to corporations that donated to the COVID-19 aid fund beneath the non-public sector coalition (CACOVID).
There’s tax exemption as compensation for lack of workplaces price N10million. On this case, it’s the employer’s obligation to account for tax on funds referring to reimbursement.
One other achieve is the introduction of software program acquisition as qualifying capital expenditure to enhance the benefit of doing enterprise.
Previous to the Finance Act 2019, compensation paid to an worker for lack of workplace over and above N10, 000 was topic to capital features tax.