The Federation Account Allocation Committee on Thursday in Abuja shared a total of N693.529 billion to the three tiers of government for the month of September 2019.
The amount was less than the N631.796 billion received in the previous month by N32.095 billion.
For the month, gross revenue of N92.874 billion was generated from VAT as against N88.082 billion distributed in the previous month, indicating an increase of N4.792 billion.
According to the communique, N0.954 billion was also realised from exchange gain for the month.
A breakdown of the allocation showed that from the total revenue of N693.529 billion shared, the federal government received N293.801 billion, the states received N186.816 billion, and the local government council received N140.864 billion.
The oil producing states shared N51.532 billion as 13 per cent derivation, while the Revenue Generating Agencies received N20.517 billion as cost of revenue collection.
The communique also stated that in September 2019, revenue from Petroleum Profit Tax and Company Income Tax decreased while Royalties, Import and Excise Duties and Value Added Tax increased considerably.
However, the AGF said that as of October 17, the balance in the Excess Crude Account was $323.692million.
Frontpage February 18, 2019