Monday, 7 August 2017

Federal Government releases list of Industries to benefit in the new tax breaking policy

Federal Government releases list of Industries to benefit in the new tax breaking policy

Okechukwu Enelamah,the Minister for Trade and Investment has disclosed the 27 Industries that will benefit in the new tax breaking policy.

The Tax breaking policy which was introduced last week is a policy where companies within an industry are exempted from paying company income tax for 3 years and afterwards can also be exempted for 2 more years.

Industries to benefit from the policy are:

1. Mining and processing of coal.

2. Processing and preservation of meat/poultry and production of meat/poultry products.

3. Manufacture of starches and starch products.

4. Processing of cocoa.

5. Manufacture of animal feeds.

6. Tanning and dressing of leather.

7. Manufacture of leather footwear, luggage, and handbags.

8. Manufacture of household and personal hygiene paper products.

9. Manufacture of paints, varnishes and printing ink.

10. Manufacture of plastic products (builders’ plastic ware) and molds.

11. Manufacture of batteries and accumulators.

12. Manufacture of steam generators.

13. Manufacture of railway locomotives, wagons and rolling stock.

14. Manufacture of metal-forming machinery and machine tools.

15. Manufacture of machinery for metallurgy.

16. Manufacture of machinery for food and beverage processing.

17. Manufacture of machinery for textile, apparel and leather production.

18. Manufacture of machinery for paper and paperboard production.

19. Manufacture of plastics and rubber machinery.

20. Waste treatment, disposal, and material recovery.

21. E-commerce services.

22. Software development and publishing.

23. Motion picture, video and television programme production, distribution, exhibition and photography.

24. Music production, publishing and distribution.

25. Real estate investment vehicles under the Investments and Securities Act.

26. Mortgage backed securities under the Investments and Securities Act.

27. Business process outsourcing.

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