Nigerian VAT Hits N563.72 billion, Increased by 12.63% in Q4 2021


CEM REPORT | Sectorial Distribution of Value Added Tax released by the Nigerian Bureau of Statics shows that Nigerian government collected N563.72 billion as Value Added Tax for Q4 2021, a growth of 12.63% on a quarter-on-quarter basis from N500.49 billion in Q3 2021. Local payments recorded were N333.29 billion in Q4 2021, while Foreign VAT Payment contributed N103.52 billion.

On a quarter-on-quarter basis, the activities of extraterritorial organizations and bodies recorded the highest growth rate with 150.16%, followed by agriculture, forestry and fishing with 92.48%. On the other hand, arts, entertainment and recreation had the lowest growth rate with -7.07%, followed by Education with -5.69%.

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In terms of sectoral contributions, the top three largest shares in Q4 2021 were Manufacturing with 30.86%; information and communication with 18.72% and Mining and Quarrying with 9.91%.

Conversely, the activities of extraterritorial organizations and bodies recorded the least share with 0.02%, followed by activities of households as employers, undifferentiated goods and services-producing activities of households for own use with 0.04%; and water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities with 0.11%. However, on a year-on-year basis, VAT collections in Q4 2021 increased by 23.98% from Q4 2020

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