Sallah: FIRS felicitates with Muslims, extends filing deadline for taxpayers
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has felicitated with all Muslims in Nigeria for another year of Sallah celebration.
In the spirit of the festivities and further to earlier palliative measures rolled out by FIRS in support of the Nigerian taxpayers against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Service has extended the deadline for filing of returns in a number of tax categories.
Abdullahi Ismaila Ahmad, Director, Communications and Liaison Department, FIRS, made this known in a statement available to DAILY POST on Thursday.
“The Management of Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) wishes to felicitate with Nigerians on this occasion of the Eid-el-Kabir celebration.
“We thank the Almighty God for sparing our lives to witness yet another Sallah festival especially in 2020 that has been very difficult for individuals and businesses.
“In addition to a number of COVID-19 palliatives already in place, as well as in the spirit of this Eid celebration, we hereby grant a further one-week extension from the 31st July deadline for Companies with December accounting year end to file their Year 2020 annual Income Tax Returns,” the statement read in part.