Gov. Wike Suspends Rivers LG taxes, Levies, Grants Discount

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The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has suspended all local government taxes and levies for 2020, except tenement rates to cushion the effects of COVID-19.

Wike also granted a waiver of 50 percent on all assessed capital gains tax till December 2020.

A statement by the Commissioner for Information and Communications, Paulinus Nsirim, on Sunday added, “The Rivers State Governor also approved a 20 percent discount on all Personal Income Tax assessments issued to owners of schools, hotels, pharmacies, and hospitals, as well as other allied businesses in the year to December 31, 2020.”

Nsirim added that the governor had vowed to deal with anyone who troubled the Ogbu-na-Abali fruit market traders

 


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