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Beggars Will Start Paying Tax In Nigeria – FG

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The Nigerian government has stated that no one would be left out in the campaign to enlarge the tax revenue. She said some beggars were earning millions and that “proceeds from begging are taxable. You are supposed to pay taxes even if your means of income is begging”. Minister of …

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FG Offers Fresh 9-month Tax Amnesty

The President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government on Thursday, launched its Voluntary Asset and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS) to broaden the country’s tax base and offer incentives for tax evaders. According to a report by TheCable, the Ministry of Finance revealed that the tax amnesty will run for the next nine …

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Tax Fraud: Messi’s Jail Term Exchanged With €225k Fine

Lionel Messi won’t be going to jail any more, as Spain’s public prosecutor has agreed to substitute his suspended 21-month prison sentence for tax fraud with a fine. The soccer superstar was given the jail term last July after being found guilty – alongside his father Jorge – of three …

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Manchester United manager Accused Of $3.7m Tax Fraud In Spain

Spanish prosecutors have had filed a claim against Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho on two counts of tax fraud in 2011 and 2012, when he managed Real Madrid. The Portuguese manager owes Spanish tax authorities €3.3m ($3.7m), a Madrid prosecutor said in a statement on Tuesday, adding it had presented …

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Barca Backs Messi as He Heads to Jail Alongside His Father

Barcelona have expressed their support for Argentine striker Lionel Messi and his father after the Spanish Supreme Court upheld their prison sentences over tax fraud charges. Five-time World Player of the Year winner Messi, who has been at Barcelona since the age of 13, was handed a 21-month prison sentence …

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