FAAC shares N786 b to FG, States, LGs for May

The Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) has shared a total sum of N786.161 billion to the federal, state a d Local Governments.  

It represented their share from the May 2023 Federation Account Revenue, according to the communiqué issued at the end of the FAAC meeting in Abuja, yesterday.

The meeting was chaired by the new Accountant-General of the Federation, Dr. Oluwatoyin Madein, according to the Director, Press and Public Relations, Mr. Bawa Mokwa.

The N786.161 billion total distributable revenue comprised distributable statutory revenue of N519.545 billion, distributable Value Added Tax (VAT) revenue of N251.607 billion, Electronic Money Transfer Levy (EMTL) of N14.370 billion, and Exchange Difference revenue of N0.639 billion.  

A total of  N38.238 billion was deducted as  cost of collection, usually paid to the revenue generating agencies, while statutory transfers took another N163.193 billion.

The balance in the Excess Crude Account (ECA) was $473,754.57

The communiqué indicated that from the total distributable revenue of N786.161 billion; the Federal Government received N301.889 billion, the State Governments received N265.875 billion and the Local Government Councils received N195.541 billion.

A total of N22.855 billion was shared to the oil  producing tates as 13% derivation revenue.

Gross statutory revenue of N701.787 billion was received for the month of May 2023. This was higher than the sum of N497.463 billion received in the previous month by N204.324 billion. 

From the N519.545 billion distributable statutory revenue, the Federal Government received N261.686 billion, the State Governments received N132.731 billion and the Local Government Councils received N102.330 billion. The sum of N22.798 billion was shared to the relevant States as 13% derivation revenue. 

For the month of May 2023, the gross revenue available from the Value Added Tax (VAT) was N270.197 billion. 

This was higher than the N217.743 billion available in the month of April 2023 by N52.454 billion.  

The Federal Government received N37.741 billion, the State Governments received N125.804 billion and the Local Government Councils received N88.062 billion from the N251.607 billion distributable Value Added Tax (VAT) revenue.

The N14.370 billion Electronic Money Transfer Levy (EMTL) was shared as follows: the Federal Government received N2.155 billion, the State Governments received N7.185 billion and the Local Government Councils received N5.030 billion.

From the N0.639 billion Exchange Difference revenue, the Federal Government received N0.307 billion, the State Governments received N0.156 billion, the Local Government Councils received N0.119 billion and the sum of N0.057 billion was shared to the relevant States as 13 percent mineral revenue.

(Vanguard)