A company is considered resident in Nigeria if such a company is registered or incorporated under the Companies and Allied Matters Act. This means that a company formed outside Nigeria under the laws in force in the foreign territory will be considered as a non-resident company for CIT purposes.
Fixed base is not defined but is generally considered to be a location with a degree of permanence. The following would generally not be considered to be a fixed base:
Other activities that could trigger a tax presence in Nigeria include a dependent agency arrangement, execution of a turnkey project, or artificial arrangements between related parties.
Last Reviewed - 31 July 2019