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State Governors Implement Tax Relief Programmes

Written by Yusuf Zubairu

Nigerian Governors’ Forum has resolved to implement tax relief programmes for business and taxpayers across thirty six states to ease the current financial hardship.

The Chairman Mr Kayode Fayemi said this in a communiqué at the sixteenth teleconference meeting of the forum in Abuja.

It says State Governments through their Internal Revenue Service’s will ensure implementation of tax relief programmes for businesses and taxpayers.

The Communiqué added that the programmes are design to reduce financial burden of taxpayers in the country up till next year.

It also notes that the Ministry of Health has approved disbursement of the Basic Health Care Provision Fund facility to eligible states to safeguard primary health care service delivery during the pandemic. NAN