Certificate in Tax Audit and Investigation
Certificate Courses

Certificate in Tax Audit and Investigation

  • Duration
    3 Months
  • Place


AIM: The aim of the course is to help the learner become reasonably well-informed about financial accounting. It will also enable you to have the knowledge and skill of analyzing, computing and assessing different organizations for taxation purposes.

OBJECTIVES: To enable the students to know all the relevant enactments and legislations in relation to assessment and taxation in Nigeria, know the rationale behind imposition of taxation in Nigeria, explain the term “tax investigation”, describe the stages of tax investigation, explain the jurisdiction of tax appeal tribunals, differentiate between withholding tax and value added tax etc.

TARGET AUDIENCE: Policy makers in Ministry of Finance, Tax Administrators, and Tax Practitioners etc.


  1. Tax Audit/Investigation and Planning
  2. Controlling and recording Investigation
  3. Audit evidence and legal perspective
  4. Offences and penalties


Abdulrazaq, M. T. (Prof.) - Principles and Practice of Tax Planning and Management in Nigeria (Batay Law Publications)

Dr. Olateju Somorin - Teju Tax Series

Fasoto, Foluso   - Nigerian Tax Companion (Hortosaf Associates Ltd) 

Ojo, Seyi   - Fundamental Principles of Nigerian Tax (Sagibra Tax Publications)

Arogundade, J. A.  - Nigerian Income Tax and Its International Dimension (Spectrum Books Limited)

Soyode, L. & Kajola, S. O.  - Taxation: Principles and Practice in Nigeria 

Oni, I. O.   - Nigerian Companies Income Tax: Law & Practice 

Ochei, B. B.   - The Nigerian Taxman’s Book

CITN    - Nigerian Tax Guide and Statutes

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