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LIRS extends deadline for filing of annual returns to February 14, 2021

Executive Chairman, LIRS, Mr. Ayodele Subair

In view of the challenges being experienced due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on businesses within the State, the Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) has extended the filing of Employers’ Annual Returns by an additional Two weeks starting from February 1 to February 14, 2021.
According to law, the filing of company’s annual returns expires on January 31st of every fiscal year, and attracts stiff penalties for defaulters.
A statement signed by the Executive Chairman Mr Ayodele Subair says the extension of the deadline is also in response to appeals made by taxpayers as well as an attempt to assuage the effect of the pandemic on the taxpayers and residents of Lagos State.
It urged Tax Payers to take advantage of the extension to perform their civic obligation.
it also implore tax payers with difficulties in filing of their annual returns to seek assistance with specially designated staff at LIS tax stations or call Customer Care representatives on 0700 CALL LIRS (0700-2255-5477).