Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) in Nigeria.
Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) in Nigeria is an identification number used by Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) or the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in their states for administration of tax.
Every person and corporate organizations that pays tax have TIN.
Required documents for obtaining Tax Identification Number (TIN) in Nigeria
- Your Certificate of Incorporation. Mainly for registration date purpose.
- You or the company agent should be able to furnish the office tax officer with the correct Commencement date.
Change of Account Location or TIN Redirection as popularly called.
Every company operating in Nigeria has the right to move his/ her company’s Tax Account from one location to another. Mainly to a location that is more convenient to you as a company.How to Obtain Tax Clearance Certificate
TIN Redirection in Nigeria
The only requirement for Tax Identification Number (TIN) Redirection in Nigeria is to make an application with your company letterhead paper to FIRS branch where the account has been that you want a redirection of your company’s TIN to the branch of your choice.
SAMPLE OF TAX IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (TIN) APPLICATION LETTER:
The Tax Controller,
APPLICATION FOR TIN REDIRECTION TO xxxxxx (branch location)
We humbly apply for our Tax Identification Number (TIN) to be transfer to your branch office at xxxxxxx (branch of your choice) .
This will assist us in doing our business as it is closer to us.
Note: To obtain TIN in Nigeria is a free serve by FIRS.How to Start Oil & Gas Business in Nigeria