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Buhari signs executive order, tightens money laundering rules
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Buhari signs executive order, tightens money laundering rules

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Image result for Buhari signs Executive Order, tightens money laundering rulesIn line with stepping up regulations and tightening money laundering rules, President Buhari has released eight new executive order tagged Voluntary Offshore Assets Regularization Scheme.

According to a statement by senior special assistant, media, Garba Shehu, the new Executive Order takes effect from October the 8th, this year.

Shehu said Nigerian taxpayers who hold offshore assets and incomes are expected to declare voluntary those assets and pay taxes on them within a period of 12 months.

According to the order, taxpayer who pays a one-time levy of 35 percent on the total offshore assets or pays all outstanding taxes will get immunity from prosecution for tax offenses.

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