The three tiers of government have shared the sum of N605.958 billion as Federation allocation for May, 2021, according to the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC).
The amount is inclusive of cost of collection to the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), and the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS).
While the Federal Government received N242.120 billion, states received N194.195 billion, Local Government councils got N143.742 billion and the oil producing states received N26.901 billion as derivation (13% of Mineral Revenue).
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In a communique issued at the end of the meeting, FAAC indicated that the Gross Revenue available from the Value Added Tax (VAT) for May, 2021 was N181.078 billion as against N176.710 billion distributed in the preceding month of April, 2021, resulting in an increase of N4.368 billion.
The distribution is as follows: Federal Government got N25.260 billion, the states received N84.202 billion and the local government councils got N58.941billion.
The distributed Statutory Revenue of N428.198 billion received for the month was lower than the N497.385 billion received for the previous month by N69.197 billion, from which the federal government received N175.541 billon, states got N89.037 billion, LGCs got N69.644 billion, and Derivation (13% Mineral Revenue) got N24.666 billion.
From the communique it was revealed that Companies Income Tax (CIT) and Oil and Gas Royalties, Import and Excise Duty recorded decreases, while Value Added Tax (VAT) increased, although, marginally.
It however, disclosed that the total revenue distributable for the current month inclusive of Gross Statutory Revenue of N357.888 billion, Value Added Tax (VAT) of N168.403 billion, Solid Mineral Revenue of N7.940 billion, Exchange Gain of N1.727 billion and an augmentation from Non-Oil of N50 billion and N20 billion bringing the total revenue to N605.958 billion.