Write short notes on VAT tribunal

VAT Tribunal

Appointed by the Minister of Finance to arbitrate disputes between commissioner of VAT and

  • Registered pensions for VAT
  • Composed of a chairman and two other members from the general public
  • The Minister prescribes the manner in which an appeal may be made
  • The tribunal may confirm, reduce, increase or nullify the tax assessed as it thinks fit.
  • Any person aggrieved by the decision made by the VAT tribunal may make an appeal to the high court.

Requirements for Appeal

  • Within 30 days
  • Submit all outstanding returns
  • Pay all tax not in dispute
  • Deposit 50% of tax in dispute if dispute in assessment relates to:

Failure to

  • failure to submit returns
  • non-registration
  • late registration
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