Accommodation seekers, landlords now to pay stamp duties on house rent agreements, C of O

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Nigerians who are seeking accommodation and those who have built their houses are now to pay stamp duties on house rents agreements and certificates of occupancy.

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) announced this on Thursday, in a statement in Abuja, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported.

Nigerians are currently paying stamp duties on their bank accounts and other goods, with many already complaining about the huge money deducted from their bank accounts every month.

The new policy by the FIRS was announced in the statement issued by Mr Abdullahi Ahmad, the FIRS Director, Communications and Liaison Department.

The statement asked Nigerians and other residents to ensure that…



Source: Nigerian Tribune