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Mainland Metro News | Lagos slams N18m tax bill on Iyabo Ojo… I’m not paying actress responds | All the news you need...

The Lagos State Government has asked famed Nollywood actress Iyabo Ojo to pay a staggering N18,640,092.00 in overdue personal income tax.
In a notification given to the movie star, the state government issued a seven-day ultimatum to Ms Ojo to pay a tax due of N7,376,000.00 for the year 2022, combined with an outstanding payment of N11,264,092.00 from the 2021 income year.
Citing the Personal Income Tax Act, Mr Sanwo-Olu-led government warned that the actress would suffer serious repercussions and would be made to pay interest on the tax if she failed to adhere to the notice’s deadline.
“You are enjoined to pay a total sum of N18,640,092 to government coffers through any of the designated banks within seven days. Failure to comply with the above directive, this office would in addition to the tax impose penalty and interest as provided for in Sections 76 & 77 of the referenced act,” the statement read.
However, in an Instagram post the actress responded: “Jidesanwoolu @lagosstategovt, please, how do you people come up with these outrageous personal income taxes you send on a daily basis?
“After paying different types of taxes for one’s businesses, house & all…. you still come up with all this huge amount and give me 7 days to pay up, lol.”
“Make i go theif ni? I ask again, “How do you (sic) people come up with such outrageous bills.”
“I have single-handedly raised my kids and so many others, plus myself without a single help from the government. Yet you feel so entitled to reap over 100 per cent from where you did not sow.”
“Nothing is working right in this country, but yet you feel the need to take from where you have not sown.” Peoples Gazette

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