The Federal Government has recruited and trained 2,190 Community Tax Liaison Officers (CTLOs) under the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS), the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has revealed.
The Minister has also confirmed the review of the tax profiles of companies that received major payments from the Federal Government in the last five years.
Adeosun made this disclosure at the weekend in Lagos at a workshop organised by the Federal Ministry of Finance, Federal Inland Revenue Service and Joint Tax Board for lawyers, accountants and other professionals advising clients on participation in the VAIDS.
She confirmed that a total of 1,710 CTLOs have been deployed to 33 States, out of 2,190 tax officers recruited and trained to raise awareness about the scheme and taxation in general.
The CTLOs are currently operating in Adamawa, Cross…
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