Veteran Nigeria comedian, Ali Baba has advised his fellow colleagues in the entertainment industry to pay up their tax so as to avoid any sort of drama with the Government.
Ali Baba who.is regarded as one of the best comedian in the country disclose this while reacting to an image from Yaradua Centre that was forfeited by a court for not paying their tax.
The award winning comedian advised the entertainers to try and find a tax consultant that will help in sorting out their tax details as he notes that such issues might destroy the image such entertainer have spent years to build.
He conclude by pleading to them not to mind those who are asking them not to pay their tax because government is not meeting their end of the bargain as he noted that they should protect their image.
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Last night I posted a caution to entertainers about paying their taxes. I will repeat that again this morning. _ Please and pretty please, ensure your taxes are up to date. Find a tax consultant to sort your tax details out. _ Whether with #LIRS or #FIRS, please. _ As Artistes, our issues get more publicity than that of non celebrities. The noise will not be good for an image we spent years to build. _ I am just advising. Dont mind those who are saying you shouldn't, because government is not meeting their end of the bargain. _ When the tax man comes for you those naysayers will not be there. _ Just saying