The Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) on 30 May 2019 issued a Public Notice informing the public of the new Tax Identification Number (TIN) which will be issued to every individual, registered business and incorporated companies.
The new TIN is part of the deployment of a new tax administration system by the LIRS called the Lagos State Government Electronic Banking System (LASG-EBS) and the integration of the LASG-EBS Taxpayers Identification Digit (PID) with the Joint Tax Board (JTB) nationwide TIN. The new TIN which will provide individuals and companies access to the LASG-EBS will be biometric based and linked to the Bank Verification Number (BVN) of the individuals or companies.
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