The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) has announced the reduction of business registration fee by 50 per cent.
The fee fell from N10,000 to N5,000.
The commission also said Name reservation shall cost N500 till March 31.
In a statement on its Twitter handle on Thursday, the CAC said the offer would enable the public own corporate account with banks, have access to loans, grants, and other government interventions.
”In an effort to deepen the benefits of its reform initiatives, the Corporate Affairs Commission has extended the reduction of cost of Registration of Business Names from N10,000 to N5,000
”After the Name Reservation of N500, with effect from the 31st December 2018 to 31st March 2019.
”The Business Incentive Strategy is aimed at creating a window for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to formalize their businesses, which will enable them own corporate account with Banks, have access to Loans, grants, and other government interventions.
”Members of the public are enjoined to take advantage of this window, to register their Business Names at the reduced cost of N5, 000 after the Name Reservation of N500.”