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FIRS names MTN Nigeria “Best Tax Complaint Organization in Nigeria”

The MTN Nigeria has been named “The Best Tax Compliant Organisation in Nigeria” and a part of the top 20 taxpayers in the nation by Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) as it paid a total of N757bn direct and indirect tax to government agencies in 2021.

This was disclosed during the National Tax Dialogue Event organised by the Federal Inland Revenue Service.

What the statement said

It said, “In 2021, MTN Nigeria’s total tax contribution to all government agencies including the FIRS amounted to N757.6bn while FIRS collected a total of N6.4trn tax revenue in the year.

Specifically, MTN Nigeria paid a total of N618.7bn in direct and indirect taxes to the FIRS in the 2021 tax year, representing approximately 13.5 per cent of the total FIRS collection for the year.”

The Chief Financial Officer, MTN, Modupe Kadri, who received the awards on behalf of the company, said, “I am delighted at our performance and recognition at this year’s National Tax Dialogue event.

“While the past 24 months have been challenging for our country and nations worldwide, we are committed to supporting the Federal Government’s ongoing Economic Growth Recovery Plan.

“We will continue to invest heavily in network expansion with a focus on expanding access to under-served communities. We also plan to connect an additional 2,000 rural communities in 2022.”

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