COMMUNIQUÉ ISSUED AT THE END OF 2021 NATIONAL TAX SUMMIT
COMMUNIQUÉ ISSUED AT THE END OF 2021 NATIONAL TAX SUMMIT WITH THE THEME, “FISCAL ACCOUNTABILITY: A PANACEA FOR NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT” AT ROCKVIEW ROYALE HOTEL, ABUJA, ON THE 13TH - 14TH OCTOBER 2021.
PREAMBLE The Tax Justice and Governance Platform (TJ&GP) in Nigeria with support from ActionAid (AAN), Oxfam Nigeria, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES), ChristianAid (CAID), Public Services International (PSI) and her affiliates in Nigeria, and the Stop the Bleeding Campaign, held a two (2) day National Tax Summit with the theme Fiscal Accountability: a panacea for national development. The summit aimed at critical stakeholders, government institutions and members of the public to examine the emerging developments in the fiscal landscape of Nigeria, its implication for national development and provide recommendations for the way forward.
The summit drew participation from the Chief of Staff to the Deputy Senate President of Nigeria, Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC), Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS), West Africa Tax administration forum (WATAF), Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI), CSOs, Trade Unions, and the media.