FG To Reveal, Prosecute Tax Evaders April, Says Adeosun
The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun has revealed federal government’s plan to publicly reveal and prosecute tax evaders.
Adeosun said this on Thursday during the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS) Stakeholders symposium which held at the Shehu Yar’Adua Centre, Murtala Square, in Kaduna State.
According to her, the Federal Government has the political will and data to go after tax evaders who fail to take advantage of the tax amnesty programme.
“We will close VAIDS at the expiration of the programme on March 31, 2018. And once the programme is closed, we will name and shame and also prosecute tax evaders.
“Many Nigerians cannot explain their lifestyles or match their lifestyles, assets and income with their tax payment,” she said.