The Plateau State Executive Chairman of Internal Revenue Service, (PSIRS) ,Mr Dashe Arlat says the service is planning to improve oninternally generated revenue
Arlat made this disclosure while briefing journalists at the Plateau state Internal Revenue service on Wednesday to usher in the 2018 fiscal year .
He promised to intensify aggressive revenue drive, even as he said it has blocked all revenue leakages to meet the target on the provision of social responsibilities, and called on tax payers voluntarily pay their taxes.
He disclosed that the service targets generate N21 billion in the 2018 budget. He noted, however, that the performance by government of its core responsibility to serve and advance the welfare and well-being of citizens ,is usually dependent on the quantum of available resources ,adding ,the sources are harnessed through a combination of method “.
” We shall pursue and upscale thorough monitoring of ,and demand and ensure strict compliance by all MDAs in Plateau state ,to the government approved automation process of assessment ,involving ,collection /payment and receipting these government approved processes are aimed to check ,identify and eliminate wastages ,leakages and omissions that lead to loss of revenue across board “,he explained.
“We shall intensify sensitization campaign across the 17 local government areas as we are determined to cover the entire state and will use different forms of communication in a strategic fashion ,so as to educate and mobilize taxpayers on tax matters.
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