Oppressive, inequitable, inappropriate, laws that gave FIRS such powers
Fresh FG, states legal tussle ahead
Violates extant laws in force at time of ruling
Says right process be followed to change laws than back door approach
Problem with VAT Act: Not a tax on value added, tax on supply of goods
While some experts have lauded the ruling, describing the laws that gave FIRS the initial order to collect VAT from state operations as “oppressive, inequitable and inappropriate,” others said it is a violation of extant laws, doubting how the judge arrived at his decision.
Frontpage February 13, 2019