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Nigeria: Reminder for employers filing PAYE tax returns, 31 January deadline

Nigeria: Reminder for employers filing PAYE tax returns

In Nigeria, the deadline is 31 January 2020 for employers filing Pay-As-You-Earn (PAYE) tax returns for 2019.


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The PAYE returns are to include each employee’s pay (wages or salary) and the amount of tax paid in the preceding year. The PAYE returns must be filed with the relevant tax authority in the state where the employees were resident (and with the Federal Capital Territory Internal Revenue Service for employees that were resident in Abuja) in 2019.

Read a January 2020 report [PDF 142 KB] prepared by the KPMG member firm in Nigeria

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