LAWYER OF WEEK – ENIOLA AKINOSO

Can we meet you? My name is Eniola Akinoso. I am an Associate with the Commercial Practice Group at Andersen Tax, Nigeria. I am the initiator of TaxVille, an online content hub that simplifies tax concepts and trends in a creative and relatable manner. I graduated from the Faculty of Law, University of Lagos (UNILAG) […]

THE FINANCE ACT 2019 AND ITS IMPACT ON INFRASTRUCTURE AND REAL ESTATE SECTORS

The infrastructure and real estate construction industry in Nigeria holds the potential for contributing massively to the growth of the economy, both in terms of GDP and employment generation. The reason is not farfetched- her population. Nigeria has an estimated population of 200 million people majority of which are youths. However, in Nigeria, there is […]

TAXATION OF DIGITAL ECONOMY – SECTION 4 OF THE FINANCE ACT IN FOCUS

Section 4 of the Finance Act (FA) 2019 amends Section 13 of the Companies Income Tax Act (CITA). The amended section 13(2) deals with the taxation of nonresident companies (NRCs) i.e. companies that transact businesses in Nigeria other than Nigerian companies. Section 13 taxes four categories of NRCs viz: a company that has a fixed […]

LAWYER OF THE WEEK — STEPHEN CHIMA ARUBIKE

Hello there. We trust you are making the best use of the lockdown and staying safe, because we are! On the Lawyer of the Week series, we feature Stephen Arubike, a lawyer at Nigeria’s leading law firm, G. Elias & Co. He took us through his journey into the legal profession while giving practical advice […]

TAX SERIES BY ENIOLA – SEASON 4 (VALUE ADDED TAX)

EPISODE 1 – SUPPLY Ever visited a wholesale shop to buy something as mundane as a bathing sponge and the price got you wondering if it will actually wash your sins away? Or followed your friend to a thrift store at Ojuelegba where he purchased sturdy brogues for 3,000 naira and wondered if those who […]