Nigeria: Tax audits, investigations resume (COVID-19)

Nigeria: Tax audits, investigations resume (COVID-19)

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) on 2 June 2020 announced that it is resuming all tax audits, investigations, and monitoring exercises.


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Tax audits were put on hold in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

The audit actions are to resume in two phases—reconciliation of tax findings arising from desk reviews, monitoring visits; and tax and investigations are to resume immediately. Field audits will begin at the end of June 2020.

Read a June 2020 report [PDF 115 KB] prepared by the KPMG member firm in Nigeria

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