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Ikpeazu Tax Clearance Is Not Fake! - Abia IRS Says by Michaeluzomam(m): 9:52am On Jul 04, 2016
Abia State Internal Revenue Service releases statement on the alleged fake tax clearance of Ikpeazu, says its not fake!







Abia State Internal Revenue Service has reacted to the alleged fake tax clearance certificate the state governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, reportedly presented during the state's PDP governorship primaries in 2014.

According to a statement released by the state's internal revenue service this morning, the tax certificates of Ikpeazu are not fake and were duly issued by them.

There is tension in the state currently after a High court in Abuja ordered Ikpeazu to vacate his office after his opponent in the state's PDP overnorship
primaries, Uche Ogar,
proved to the court that Ikpeazu tendered fake tax credentials to their party. Read full text of the statement released by the Abia state internal revenue and signed by its chairman, Udochukwu G.
Ogbonna, below

The attention of the Abia State Internal Revenue Service has been drawn to a court judgement of the Federal High Court Abuja on the tax clearance certificate issued to Dr. Okezie Victor Ikpeazu by the Service, and hereby makes the following clarifications:

1. That the tax clearance certificate referred to in that Judgment was duly issued to Dr. Okezie Victor Ikpeazu by the Service, and was therefore not fake.

2. That the taxes for the years 2011,2012 and 2013 were PAYE taxes deducted at source from his personal emoluments by his employers (Abia State Passengers’ Integrated Manifest Scheme and Abia State Environmental Sanitation Authority respectively) and remitted to the service in the relevant tax years

3. That the dates on the tax receipts of the relevant years (2011, 2012 and 2013) did not
suggest that they were paid on those dates, but only reflected the date he applied to be issued with the receipts, because that was when he needed them.


4. In the same vein the dates on the tax receipts did not suggest that they were written out on those days. The date on the receipts only indicates the last day of the last month of the year, when the PAYE tax payer became
entitled to the receipts, as the receipts could not have carried a date earlier or later than the 31st December of the relevant tax year. It is immaterial that it fell on a Saturday, Sunday or any other day of the week. For example if 31st December 2011 fell on a Saturday, in the month following i.e January, when the receipts are to be written out, it cannot carry any date in January 2012 or any other month in 2012.

5. That his taxes having been deducted by his afore said employers and remitted to the service within the relevant years will not be said to have been paid on the same day, as such were paid as at
when due. In fact the issue of payment as at when due does not apply to PAYE taxes
because the tax payer has no part to play in the deduction and remittance of his PAYE as the same is done by his employer. Where there is failure to deduct and remit PAYE taxes, it is the employer and not the tax payer that is liable. See LSIRS and Seven Up Bottling Company reported in year 2000.

Having stated the facts as they are above, we make bold to say that the tax returns filed by Dr. Okezie Victor Ikpeazu to his party (Peoples Democratic Party) were neither false nor fake and cannot be said to amount to fraudulent payment of taxes.

Consequently, we affirm that both the Tax Clearance Certificate and the tax receipts referred to in the afore said judgment were the documents of Abia State Internal Revenue Service because same was authored by the Service as the authority
empowered by law to do so.

Finally, we state emphatically for the records and for the attention of the general public that we were never invited (subpoenaed) by the court or the plaintiff, Dr.
Uchechukwu Ogah during the pendency of the subject suit that led to the judgment in Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu’s tax matter to state the authenticity or otherwise of the tax papers in issue.

Udochukwu G. Ogbonna
Executive Chairman.


SOURCE: https://uzopedia.wordpress.com/2016/07/04/abia-state-internal-revenue-service-releases-statement-on-the-alleged-fake-tax-clearance-of-ikpeazu-says-its-not-fake/

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Re: Ikpeazu Tax Clearance Is Not Fake! - Abia IRS Says by falconey(m): 9:55am On Jul 04, 2016
ok I don't know what to believe anymore.
Re: Ikpeazu Tax Clearance Is Not Fake! - Abia IRS Says by Trut(m): 9:57am On Jul 04, 2016
Story for the godssssssssssssssss

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Re: Ikpeazu Tax Clearance Is Not Fake! - Abia IRS Says by Nobody: 9:58am On Jul 04, 2016
story story story

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Re: Ikpeazu Tax Clearance Is Not Fake! - Abia IRS Says by BeeBeeOoh(m): 9:59am On Jul 04, 2016
They told us that Aisha Muhammadu Buhari a.k.a Aishaliburton will travel to US on “30th June 2016” to clarify Fayose's claim about haliburton's fraud/scam but, today is 4th July & Aishaliburton hasn't travelled to Colorado USA..




#who_is-thinking_what_i_am_thinking

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Re: Ikpeazu Tax Clearance Is Not Fake! - Abia IRS Says by NgeneUkwenu(f): 10:03am On Jul 04, 2016
Medicine After Death....You can only convince the overly sentimental IPOB Vandals with this afterthought....

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Re: Ikpeazu Tax Clearance Is Not Fake! - Abia IRS Says by estyvino(m): 10:22am On Jul 04, 2016
From day one, I know somebody(no 1)in Aso Rock is behind this suspicious judgment. Well appeal court dey sha!

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Re: Ikpeazu Tax Clearance Is Not Fake! - Abia IRS Says by kahal29: 10:33am On Jul 04, 2016
NgeneUkwenu:
Medicine After Death....You can only convince the overly sentimental IPOB Vandals with this afterthought....

Medicine after death indeed. When the governor has already admitted that there was a discrepancy in the said documents during the trial stage. It's a pity that no fresh evidence is admitted at this stage. You people had the chance to speak out then but you kept quiet. This is an after thought.

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Re: Ikpeazu Tax Clearance Is Not Fake! - Abia IRS Says by Nobody: 10:43am On Jul 04, 2016
NgeneUkwenu:
Medicine After Death....You can only convince the overly sentimental IPOB Vandals with this afterthought....

Omo yellowbar, why are you obsessed with igboland? Abia and Anambra to be precise?
Should I say you own zombiesm is hereditary or your own zombiesm runs on version 10.1?

Ngeneukwenu ko? Ezebunegu ni?

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Re: Ikpeazu Tax Clearance Is Not Fake! - Abia IRS Says by nwadiuko1(m): 10:45am On Jul 04, 2016
th same thing I was saying the other day and one boy that feeds through his anus was making noise....

wheredemdey abeg come and receive a lecture on ACC 312

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Re: Ikpeazu Tax Clearance Is Not Fake! - Abia IRS Says by Nobody: 10:45am On Jul 04, 2016
In as much as I don't support Ikpeazu due to clueless approach toward some sensitive issue bothering Abians, Blackmail is not the way to go.

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Re: Ikpeazu Tax Clearance Is Not Fake! - Abia IRS Says by seunmsg(m): 10:45am On Jul 04, 2016
Nonsense, they should have presented this evidence in court before the judgement was given.

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Re: Ikpeazu Tax Clearance Is Not Fake! - Abia IRS Says by MadamExcellency: 10:49am On Jul 04, 2016
No matter on whose side you are in support, if the last paragraph is true then something is wrong somewhere.

Finally, we state emphatically for the records and for the attention of the general public that we were never invited (subpoenaed) by the court or the plaintiff, Dr. Uchechukwu Ogah during the pendency of the subject suit that led to the judgment in Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu’s tax matter to state the authenticity or otherwise of the tax papers in issue.

Is it possible to declare a document fake without inviting the issuing authority?

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Re: Ikpeazu Tax Clearance Is Not Fake! - Abia IRS Says by nwadiuko1(m): 10:54am On Jul 04, 2016
seunmsg:
Nonsense, they should have presented this evidence in court before the judgement was given.
it is the explicit duty of the court to invite the issuing authority

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Re: Ikpeazu Tax Clearance Is Not Fake! - Abia IRS Says by seunmsg(m): 10:55am On Jul 04, 2016
MadamExcellency:
No matter on whose side you are in support, if the last paragraph is true then something is wrong somewhere.



Is it possible to declare a document fake without inviting the issuing authority?

That part is the funniest as far as i am concerned. It shows the incompetence of Ikpeazu's legal team. Why did the defence team fail to call the state internal revenue board to testify to the authenticity of their clients tax certificate? Why did his legal team admitted in court that there was a mistake in the tax returns? This press statement is just a bad attempt at damage control, it is too little too late.

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Re: Ikpeazu Tax Clearance Is Not Fake! - Abia IRS Says by Proffdada: 10:57am On Jul 04, 2016
Some yams have exchanged hands angry

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Re: Ikpeazu Tax Clearance Is Not Fake! - Abia IRS Says by Pyno30: 10:58am On Jul 04, 2016
So can he now be taken back to his office?

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Re: Ikpeazu Tax Clearance Is Not Fake! - Abia IRS Says by nwadiuko1(m): 10:58am On Jul 04, 2016
kahal29:


Medicine after death indeed. When the governor has already admitted that there was a discrepancy in the said documents during the trial stage. It's a pity that no fresh evidence is admitted at this stage. You people had the chance to speak out then but you kept quiet. This is an after thought.
keep deceiving yourself.....this goes to prove that that judgement by the high court was flawed........ikpeazu has come to stay and you better believe that

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Re: Ikpeazu Tax Clearance Is Not Fake! - Abia IRS Says by seunmsg(m): 10:59am On Jul 04, 2016
nwadiuko1:
it is the explicit duty of the court to invite the issuing authority


No sir, the court cannot help you to defend your case. It is the duty of the prosecuting or defence team to invite relevant parties that could help their case. The court would only decide based on evidence put before it.

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Re: Ikpeazu Tax Clearance Is Not Fake! - Abia IRS Says by DONSMITH123(m): 10:59am On Jul 04, 2016
confusion in the land

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Re: Ikpeazu Tax Clearance Is Not Fake! - Abia IRS Says by davibid: 10:59am On Jul 04, 2016
Before nko no be waiting una go talk

How many people day pay tax for Nigeria

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Re: Ikpeazu Tax Clearance Is Not Fake! - Abia IRS Says by donchijoz(m): 11:00am On Jul 04, 2016
We don't know who to trust

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Re: Ikpeazu Tax Clearance Is Not Fake! - Abia IRS Says by Nobody: 11:00am On Jul 04, 2016
Campaign after election!!! Where was the Abia Internal Revenue Service when the litigation was going on? Couldn't they have served as Ikpeazu's witness before the court ruled?

It's the hand of Esau but Jacob's voice, we know who is talking. He who pays the piper dictates the tune.

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Re: Ikpeazu Tax Clearance Is Not Fake! - Abia IRS Says by snazzyroro: 11:00am On Jul 04, 2016
Search for “when you are high on cocaine powder and dope” by snazzy on youtube very funny..song by Snazzy – powder(panda cover)…
Re: Ikpeazu Tax Clearance Is Not Fake! - Abia IRS Says by Nobody: 11:01am On Jul 04, 2016
This seems like medicine after death. Well I'm not a lawyer, so over to them attorneys.undecided

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Re: Ikpeazu Tax Clearance Is Not Fake! - Abia IRS Says by dridowu: 11:02am On Jul 04, 2016
Lol

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Re: Ikpeazu Tax Clearance Is Not Fake! - Abia IRS Says by meforyou1(m): 11:03am On Jul 04, 2016
seunmsg:
Nonsense, they should have presented this evidence in court before the judgement was given.
u didn't read the post? The tax authorities were not called to the court

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Re: Ikpeazu Tax Clearance Is Not Fake! - Abia IRS Says by nwadiuko1(m): 11:03am On Jul 04, 2016
seunmsg:


That part is the funniest as far as i am concerned. It shows the incompetence of Ikpeazu's legal team. Why did the defence team fail to call the state internal revenue board to testify to the authenticity of their clients tax certificate? Why did his legal team admitted in court that there was a mistake in the tax returns? This press statement is just a bad attempt at damage control, it is too little too late.
show me where they ADMITTED that there was an error please.......
don't get it twisted, they only said that " IF there is any irregularity with the tax certificate, the issuing authority will be the ones to explain"

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Re: Ikpeazu Tax Clearance Is Not Fake! - Abia IRS Says by Noneroone(m): 11:04am On Jul 04, 2016
seunmsg:


That part is the funniest as far as i am concerned. It shows the incompetence of Ikpeazu's legal team. Why did the defence team fail to call the state internal revenue board to testify to the authenticity of their clients tax certificate? Why did his legal team admitted in court that there was a mistake in the tax returns? This press statement is just a bad attempt at damage control, it is too little too late.
the judgement is controversial just admit it. are Ikpeazu's lawyer the issuing authority? how can you have such a case without inviting the internal revenue service ?
we all know oga has slim chances of winning in appeal that is why he is desperate to crash into the seat

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Re: Ikpeazu Tax Clearance Is Not Fake! - Abia IRS Says by sammyj: 11:05am On Jul 04, 2016
This is medicine after death. Howeever, who will the fly support? The dirt !!!!! shocked shocked shocked shocked grin grin grin grin grin tongue
Re: Ikpeazu Tax Clearance Is Not Fake! - Abia IRS Says by Almonda: 11:06am On Jul 04, 2016
Abeg let them look for other means to indict Ikpeazu joor! Definitely not this one on the issue tax clearance

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