People Must Pay Their Taxes- Finance Minister

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Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun.

The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has said Nigerians must start complying with relevant tax laws to make the nation prosperous.

The minister said prosperous nations have high levels of tax compliance among citizens.

The minister in a statement signed by the Director of Information in the Finance Ministry, Salisu Dambatta, said the signing of the executive order by Osinbajo on Voluntary Asset and Income Declaration (VAIDS) portrayed the seriousness attached to the scheme.

The minister stated that at six per cent, Nigeria’s tax to Gross Domestic Product ratio was very low compared to other countries that had as much as 32 per cent.

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