A General Overview

This module will be looking closely at the Tax Concept which will equally give us an overview of the Tax system. We equally will draw similarities from other countries' tax system among others. At the end of this course, the student should understand the following among others:

  • The different classes of Taxes
  • Principles of an ideal Tax system
    • Examination of the various tax canons
    • Direct and Indirect taxation
  • Ability to differentiate between Pay theory and Benefit theory
  • Importance of Taxation among other objectives

Course Curriculum

Taxation Lecture Transcript (Bonus)
Sylvester Oshode
Sylvester Oshode

About the instructor

Sylvester is a chartered accountant and tax administrator with many years of professional work experience. He is currently a Manager (Compliance audit) at the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) as Team Head, Audit Review Committee. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Fraud Detection and Masters in Business Administration. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN).

Course Review:

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