FAAC confirmed in its communiqué at the end of its last monthly meeting for the year 2018 that the gross statutory distributable revenue was N649.629 billion in November, lower than the N682.161 billion for October.
However, FAAC shared a total of N812.762 billion as federal allocation to the federal, states and local governments for November 2018 revenues comprising of distributable statutory revenue of N649.629 billion, revenue from Value Added Tax (VAT) of N92.079 billion, exchange gain of N1.055 billion and forex equalization revenue of N70 billion.
From the total amount distributed, the federal government received N326.754 billion; the states received N203.206 billion; the local government councils received N153.528 billion.
A total of N57.087 billion was given to the oil producing states and 13 percent derivation revenue, while N72.187 billion went to the relevant agencies as cost of revenue collection.
From the statutory revenue of N649.629, the federal government received N280.913 billion, the state governments received N142.483 billion, the local government councils received N109.848 billion, the oil producing states received N47.882 billion as 13% derivation revenue and the relevant agencies received N68.503 as cost of collection.
It declared that accrual into all revenue sources such as foreign oil and gas, domestic oil and gas, royalties, petroleum profit tax (PPT), import and excise duties and value added tax decreased, except revenue
from the Companies Income Tax (CIT) which increased significantly within the month under review.
The minister of finance, Zainab Ahmed, presides over the monthly meeting of FAAC.
Frontpage November 14, 2018