The ministry of finance has issued a federal treasury circular dated 15 January 2016 following the newly enacted Federal Capital Territory Internal Revenue Service (FCT IRS or the Service) Act 2015. The circular directed all ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) operating in the FCT to remit all deductions made under the Pay As Your Earn (PAYE)/Personal Income Tax (PIT) scheme for persons working or residing in the FCT to the FCT IRS. Additionally, all capital gains tax arising from the disposal of assets and property within the territory are also to be remitted to the Service.
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