Just over 100days of his administration, the Lagos State governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu could really make do with a few consultations to strike a viable balance between demanding tax returns and ensuring the sustainance of SMEs within the metropolis.
Right now actress Iyabo Ojo, who has a popular lounge is crying fowl over high demand for tax refunds on her business.
She posted the notice served her (seen above) while noting: “Well! it’s so sad that I may have to finally close down my business soon ?….. because I don’t even know how or where to start this negotiation with Lagos State from, I’m still struggling with making profit, after paying rent, salaries, maintenance, electricity, local & state govt taxes in different categories & levy, I hardly make little or no profit …. My fellow Nigerians I have been asked to pay almost 38m for my Personal income tax to Lagos state? ALMOST 38M NAIRA ……… Personal income bawo? #Lagosstate how? 2014 – 2017 I was still struggling with my small business in Ikeja like I’m still even doing now, or is it from my acting that we are poorly paid or from where now?”
“Pls can someone help me explain how they arrive @ this calculations, almost 38m naira, please you people should kuku sell me, my self & I ? i dont even know where you want me to get this kind of money from ……. E ma gba mi ke @jidesanwoolu ni bo ni mo ti fe ri iru owo to po to yii? seriously I’m not understanding @ all o, I be single mother with plenty bukata oooo, I’m confused ……….. retiring looks like the next option o ??♀ bcos doing business is very frustrating in Nigeria..”