Get the highlights of the recently signed Budget (2016 Appropriation Act) of the Federal Government of Nigeria and the Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF).

Tax highlights:

  • No proposal or indications to increase tax rates or impose new taxes in 2016
  • The budget speech was silent on the proposals by the National Assembly to introduce a National Security Tax and Communication Service Tax as well as the proposed increase in Tertiary Education Tax (TET) by the TET Fund
  • Government is however focused on measures to increase the tax base and overall compliance rate in the country
  • Luxury tax is expected to generate NGN15billion but no disclosure of measures to implement
  • Smaller businesses are to enjoy reduced tax rate but details yet to be provided

Download Nigeria's 2016 Budget on a Page

Download 2016 Appropriation Act

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