TAX180: THE SECTORS
Tax180 is an annual tax conference organised by The Tax Club Obafemi Awolowo Univeristy. It is the major student organised tax conference in Nigeria aimed at bringing industry leaders together to educate future leaders about taxation, fiscal policies and necessary reforms for the progress of the country.
Theme: Sectoral Reforms: Key to a Better Nigeria Economy
Aim: Advocacy, Nation-building and Youth Empowerment
Date: 1st November, 2019
Venue: NACETEM Hall, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State
This edition of Tax 180, tagged "The Sectors", took take place on the 1st of November, 2019. It was motivated by our strong desire to encourage and analyse tax policies specific to different industry groups in the Nigerian Economy.
The theme of this conference was Sectoral Reforms: Key to a Better Nigeria Economy.
At Tax 180; The Sectors, we explored three broad perspectives:
•The perspective of tax practitioners – analysis of relevant tax issues
•The perspective of young persons – resolutions on tax issues
•The perspective of the Academia - proposed reforms and hypothesis on their possible effects
The conference also featured an Audience Quiz!!!
Everyone in attendance was given the opportunity to volunteer to take a quiz and win cash prizes.
Sponsors and Speakers
Manager, Andersen Tax
Prince Adegbite Ademikanra
Associate Director, Deloitte
Tax Reforms Specific to the Nigerian Financial Services Industry; a presentation by Mr. Theophilus Emuwa, Managing Partner Aelex
Reforms and Harmonization of Tax: a presentation by Mrs. Olubunmi Kuteyi, Partner Pedabo.
Taxation of the Digital Economy. A presentation by Mr. Adeyemi Oladejo, Manager Andersen Tax.
Industry Groups in Nigeria and Applicable Reforms: a presentation by Mr. Taiwo Oyedele, PwC Head of Tax
Tax Reforms in the Nigerian Finance Industry: a presentation by Mrs. Toluwalogo Odutayo, Associate Director Deloitte
We have a vision of connecting students from different academic backgrounds institutions. As such, we organised the Tax U-NIGHT to get the conference attendees in a relaxed state to interact.
CSR Activities with Impact Africa Foundation
On the 2nd of November, we were privileged to accompany our patron, Mr. Taiwo Oyedele, to Abolarin School in Osun State to mentor the students.