Th Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) In Nigeria is the only government institution at the federal level saddled with the sole objective of collating and collection of  Federal Government Taxes across the country. In this review we would be looking at some of their major functions and objectives as a government Agency. Please read through in order to know your right as a citizen of the country and also to know your dues in your various places of work.

Functions Of FRSC Federal Inland Revenue Service

  • Providing sustainable finance and funding for governance, public and social services and economic development.
  • Promoting civic responsibility, patriotism by citizens and social responsibility by corporate citizens.
  • Stimulating priority social and economic activities and sectors while discouraging less preferred ones.
  • Bringing about the redistribution of wealth and bridging sharp disparities in living standards.
  • Giving taxpayers the moral and legal right to demand for (thereby engendering) a culture of accountability.
  • Serving as a gauge for measuring the level, growth and health of economic units and economic activities.
  • Individuals and corporate organizations are conferred with definite benefits, rights and privileges in the system based on their tax compliance status.
  • Tax compliance enables law abiding citizens to avoid the consequences, penalties and sanctions of non-compliance.

 

 

FRSC Zonal Coordinators And Their Contact Information

 

Headquarters Contacts

Emails 

complaints@firs.gov.ng

enquiries@firs.gov.ng

servicom@firs.gov.ng

Telephone: 

08159490002, 08159490001, 08159490000

 

STATE CORDINATOR

OGUN, OYO AND OSUN

43, CHALLENGE ROAD, MOLETE IBADAN, OYO STATE

sc.oyoogun@firs.gov.ng

08113955017

STATE CORDINATOR

LAGOS MAINLAND WEST

33, IMAM DAUDA STREET, ERIC MOORE, SURULERE, LAGOS

sc.lagosmw@firs.gov.ng

08113955015

 

STATE CORDINATOR

IMO AND ANAMBRA

PLOT 68, WORLD BANK AREA A, OWERRI

sc.imoanambra@firs.gov.ng

08113955012

STATE CORDINATOR

LAGOS ISLAND REGION

17B AWOLOWO ROAD, IKOYI LAGOS

sc.lagosir@firs.gov.ng

08113955016

STATE CORDINATOR

AKWA IBOM, BAYELSA AND CROSS RIVERS

SIR UDO UDOMA AVENUE, BEFORE FEDERAL HIGH COURT, UYO, AKWA IBOM

sc.akwaibombc@firs.gov.ng

08113955007

STATE CORDINATOR

KEBBI, SOKOTO AND ZAMFARA

4, ZUNGERU ROAD, OFF KANO ROAD,

SOKOTO.

sc.kebbisokoto@firs.gov.ng

08113955006

STATE CORDINATOR

ADAMAWA, TARABA AND GOMBE

OFF BAUCHI ROAD, ADJACENT INEC OFFICE, GOMBE, GOMBE STATE

sc.gombetaraba@firs.gov.ng

08113955004

 

STATE CORDINATOR

PLATEAU,  BAUCHI AND BORNO

NNAMDI AZIKIWE, OLD GRA

sc.bauchiborno@firs.gov.ng

08113955002

STATE CORDINATOR

JIGAWA, KANO AND KATSINA

14,  STATE ROAD KANO, KANO STATE

sc.kanojigawa@firs.gov.ng

08113797355

STATE CORDINATOR

EBONYI, ENUGU AND ABIA

1, RIDGEWAY ROAD, GRA, ENUGU

sc.ebonyiabia@firs.gov.ng

08113955013

STATE CORDINATOR

KWARA, ONDO AND EKITI

ALFRED REWANE ROAD, ALAGBAKA, GRA,AKURE,ONDO STATE

sc.kwaraekiti@firs.gov.ng

08113955014

STATE CORDINATOR

BENUE, KADUNA AND NIGER

11B, ALI AKILU ROAD, KADUNA, KADUNA STATE

sc.kadunaniger@firs.gov.ng

08113955011

 

 

COORDINATOR SPECIAL DUTIES, MULTINATIONAL, TELECOMMS, OIL & GAS, FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

10th FLOOR, 17B AWOLOWO ROAD, IKOYI, LAGOS STATE

sdc.mtof@firs.gov.ng

08113955010

STATE CORDINATOR

EDO, DELTA AND RIVERS

PLOT 485, TRANS AMADI

INDUSTRIAL LAYOUT, OFF MAMI MARKET,

PORT HARCOURT, RIVERS STATE.

scred@firs.gov.ng

08115906263

STATE COORDINATOR

FCT, KOGI & NASSARAWA

PLOT 251, PATRICK YAKOWA CRESCENT,

KATAMPE EXTENSION,ABUJA

sc.fctkogi@firs.gov.ng

List Of Approved Tax Consultants

http://www.firs.gov.ng/Tax-Management/Pages/List-of-Tax-Consultants.aspx

Types Of Tax Payable To FRSC In Nigeria

 

1.    COMPANIES INCOME TAX (CIT).

Applicable tax law- Companies Income Tax Act. Persons subject to the Companies Income Tax:

  • All companies incorporated in Nigeria with the exception of companies engaged in petroleum operations.
  • All non-resident (foreign) companies that earn or derive income from Nigeria.
  • All organizations limited by guarantee (institutions of public character or charitable organizations) engaged in profit making activities other than the promotion of their primary objects.
  • The liquidator, receiver, or agent of liquidator or receiver of any taxable company or organization.

 

Where to pay the Companies Income Tax:

  • Companies incorporated in Nigeria and organizations limited by guarantee pay Companies Income Tax through any of the designated banks. Once payment has been captured by the bank collecting system, an e-ticket is issued to the company, this e-ticket is proof of payment and when presented at the Integrated Tax Office with jurisdiction an e-receipt will be issued.
  • Non-resident companies make payment through remittance of tax deducted at source to the designated banks.

 

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How to pay the Companies Income Tax

  • Resident companies and organizations prepare and submit annual self-assessment tax returns as specified by FIRS accompanied by the evidence of the payment of the full amount or first installment of the tax due. Payment is made to designated banks
  • Non-resident companies are subject to Withholding Tax (WHT) deductions on the income they earn from Nigeria. This becomes their tax upon filing returns.

 

2.    PETROLEUM PROFITS TAX (PPT)

3.    VALUE ADDED TAX (VAT)

4.    PERSONAL INCOME TAX (PIT)

5.    WITHHOLDING TAX (WHT)

6.    EDUCATION TAX (EDT)

7.    STAMP DUTIES (STD)

8.    CAPITAL GAINS TAX (CGT)

9.    NATIONAL INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT FUND (NITDEF) LEVY

 

 

(FIRS) Federal Inland Revenue Service Offices In Nigeria

SOUTH WEST ZONE

S/N
OFFICE
ADDRESS
1
SOUTH WEST ZONAL OFFICE
LEAF ROAD, IYAGANKU GRA, OPPOSITE NIGERIAN TOBACCO COMPANY, IBADAN, OYO STATE.

swzonalgbto@firs.gov.ng

2
LAGOS GBTO
2B LATEEF JAKANDE ROAD BESIDE LTV CHANNEL 8, AGIDINGBI, IKEJA, LAGOS STATE.
3
OSUN GBTO
NO 67, GBONGAN/IBADAN ROAD, OSUN STATE
4
OGUN GBTO
IBB BOULEVARD OPPOSITE GOVERNOR’S OFFICE, OKE MOSAN ABEOKUTA, OGUN STATE.
5
OYO GBTO
LEAF ROAD, IYAGANKU GRA, OPPOSITE NIGERIAN TOBACCO COMPANY, IBADAN, OYO STATE.
6
ONDO GBTO
ALFRED REWANE ROAD, ALAGBAKA G.R.A, ONDO STATE.
7
EKITI GBTO
SECRETARIAT ROAD, OPPOSITE CBN ADO-EKITI, EKITI STATE.

 

SOUTH EAST ZONE

1
SOUTH EAST ZONAL OFFICE
KM 3, ONITSHA ROAD , OWERRI

sezonalgbto@firs.gov.ng

2
ANAMBRA
PLOT 4, ABUJA ESTATE , GLASS HOUSE, OPPOSITE GOVT HOUSE AWKA
3
ABIA
4, OJIKE STREET, P.M.B 7285, UMUAHIA
4
ENUGU
1A, RIDGEWAY GRA, ENUGU
5
EBONYI
NO 1, OGOJA ROAD, ABAKALIKI
6
IMO
KM 3, ONITSHA ROAD , OWERRI

 

SOUTH SOUTH ZONE

1
SOUTH SOUTH ZONAL OFFICE
PLOT 465, TRANS AMADI INDUSTRIAL LAYOUT(BY MAMMY MKT RD.) PORT HARCOURT

southsouthgbto@firs.gov.ng

2
EDO
53, AIRPORT ROAD, PMB 1213, BENIN CITY
3
DELTA
PLOT 4, GOVT. HOUSE ROAD, PMB 1050, ASABA
4
RIVERS
81, TRANS AMADI ROAD, PORT HARCOURT
5
BAYELSA
1, OKOLOGBA STREET, AKENPAI, OFF CHIEF MELFORD OKILO EXPRESS WAY, YENAGOA
6
CROSS RIVERS
PLOT  7, IBB WAY

PMB 112, CALABAR

CROSS RIVER STATE.

7
AKWA IBOM
IBB AVENUE, OPPOSITE E-LIBRARY, UYO

 

NORTH CENTRAL ZONE

1
NORTH CENTRAL ZONAL OFFICE
12, PORT HARCOURT CRESCENT, OFF GIMBIYA STREET, AREA 11, GARKI ABUJA

nczonalgbto@firs.gov.ng

2
KWARA
NO 1, OBBO ROAD, BEHINDE FIRST BANK PLC, OFF UNITY ROAD, ILORIN, KWARA STATE.
3
KOGI
OPPOSITE ABIODUN & ASSOCIATE FILLING STATION,

LOKONGOMA PHASE 1,

P. M. B. 1116,

LOKOJA, KOGI STATE

4
BENUE
JONAH JANG CRESCENT, PMB 102229, MAKURDDI, BENUE STATE
5
NASSARAWA
JABIRU PLAZA, WING A, ALONG MAKURDI, ROAD, LAFIA, NASSARAWA STATE.
6
PLATEAU
JOS MSTO, ADJACENT FEDERAL SECRETARIAT COMPLEX, TUDUN WADA AREA, JOS, PLATEAU STATE
7
NIGER
A41 MU’AZU MOHAMMED ROAD, MINNA, NIGER STATE.
8
FCT
12, PORT HARCOURT CRESCENT, OFF GIMBIYA STREET, AREA 11, GARKI  ABUJA

 

NORTH EAST ZONE

1
NORTH EAST ZONAL OFFICE
GALADIMA AMINU WAY, JIMETA, ADAMAWA

northeastzonal.gbto@firs.gov.ng

2
ADAMAWA
GALADIMA AMINU WAY, PMB 2115, JIMETA, ADAMAWA
3
BORNO
AIRPORT ROAD,PMB 1175, MAIDUGURI
4
BAUCHI
FEDERAL LOW COST HOUSING ESTATE, PMB 0265, BAUCHI
5
GOMBE
FEDERAL LOWCOST JUNCTION,

CHECHENIYA QUARTERS,

GOMBE, GOMBE STATE

6
TARABA
OFF JANKADA STREET, BESIDE LCCN CHURCH, NO 1, JALINGO, PMB 1137
7
YOBE
POTISKUM ROAD, OPPOSITE NTA. PMB 1059, DAMATURU

 

NORTH WEST ZONE

1
NORTH WEST ZONAL OFFICE
55, SANI MARSHAL ROAD, KANO
2
KANO
6, ZARIA ROAD, KANO
3
KADUNA
7, KATSINA ROAD, KADUNA
4
KATSINA
254A, IBB WAY KATSINA
5
KEBBI
29, AMADU BELLO WAY, KEBBI
6
SOKOTO
KANO ROAD, SOKOTO
7
JIGAWA
2, SANI ABACHA WAY, DUTSE
8
ZAMFARA
154, SANI ABACHA WAY, GUSAU

 

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3 Comments

  1. I want phone number / email address of the office of Federal Inland Tax Revenue Service Garki ,Abuja Nigeria

  2. Will love to have the chairman phone number I have a good platform that can enhance the organisation Revenue

    1. Hi,
      I would suggest you write a formal proposal to the organization.
      Cheers

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