Telecom subscribers to pay 5% tax on call, text, data – FG
By Guardian Exclusive
07 August 2022 | 5:52 am
The Federal Government has disclosed that telecommunications subscribers would pay a five percent tax on calls, SMS, and data services. Meanwhile, stakeholders in the industry have expressed dissatisfaction over the government’s resolve to implement a five percent excise duty on all telecommunications services in Nigeria.
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