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Speaking on the statewide tax enforcement exercise, the Director Legal Services of the LIRS, Seyi Alade, on Friday warned that defaulting Hotels, Restaurants and Event Centers will henceforth face the full wrath of the law if they fail to deduct and remit their taxes as provided by the law.

They have also asked for greater engagement and consultation by government on tax issues while charging tax officials to be more humane and eschew undue harassment of their members in the process of collection. 

The LIRS has in the last few months embarked on massive advocacy and enlightenment programmes, taking Lagos residents and taxpayers through a process of education on the laws bordering on tax administration and the need and benefits of paying taxes as and when due