FG, states, LGs share N676.4bn for July

The Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) on Wednesday at its virtual meeting shared a total sum of N676.407 billion to the three tiers of government as federation allocation for the month of July, 2020.

The meeting was chaired by the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Dr. Mahmoud Isa-Dutse, a statement by Hassan Dodo, Director of Information of the ministry, said.

From this amount, inclusive of VAT, the FG received N273.189 billion, states received N190.849 billion, the LGs got N142.761billion, while the oil producing states received N42.851 billion as derivation (13% of Mineral Revenue) and Cost of Collection/Transfer and Refund got N26.757 billion.

The communique issued by the FAAC at the end of the meeting, indicated that the Gross Revenue available from the VAT for July, 2020 was N132.619 billion against N128.619 billion distributed in the preceding month of June, 2020, resulting in an increase of N3.793 billion.

The distribution is as follows; Federal Government got N18.500 billion, the States received N61.668 billion, Local Government Councils got N43.168 billon, while Cost of Collection/Transfer and Refund got N9.283 billion.

The distributed Statutory Revenue of  N543.788 billion received for the month was higher than the N524.526 billion received for the previous month by N19.262 billion, which the FG received N254.688 billon, States got N129.181 billion, LGCs got N99.593 billion, Derivation (13% Mineral Revenue) got N42.851 billion and Cost of Collection/ Transfer and Refund got N17.474 billion.

The communique also revealed that Oil and Gas Royalty, Petroleum Profit Tax (PPT), and VAT increased considerably, while Companies Income Tax (CIT), Import and Excise Duty recorded decreases.

The total revenue distributable for the current month including VAT, according to the committee is N676.407 billion.

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