Ogun Revenue Agency Digitalises Tax Payment To Boost Revenue Performance - EDU-BIZNEWS


Friday, January 19, 2024

Ogun Revenue Agency Digitalises Tax Payment To Boost Revenue Performance

Ogun State Internal Revenue Service (OGIRS) says it has digitalised minimum tax payment process, so as to capture more taxpayers and appropriately assess them, with the aim of improving on  revenue generation drive and actualizing the target for the 2024 fiscal year 

The Chairman of OGIRS, Mr. Olugbenga Olaleye  made this known while addressing participants at a training session, organised for Tax Office Managers and Officers in the agency' Minimum Tax Unit in Abeokuta, the State capital 

Olaleye noted that minimum tax was one area of taxation with the greatest challenge, in terms of data gathering, saying embracing digitisation would ensure a seamless process.

While appreciating the staff for their performance in the precious"5 year, the Chairman enjoined them to put in more effort, be more focused and ready to work as a team, to achieve and surpass the year 2024 revenue target.

Earlier, the Director of Field Operations, Mr. Hezekiah Sobayo, said the training was organised to put participants through the process of digitally harnessing the potential in minimum tax for improved revenue performance.

One of the participants at the training, Mrs. Sobayo Kotoye, described the initiative as a welcome idea that would not only improve revenue but enhance their performance as Tax Officers.

Also present at the training were Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Information and Technology, Mr. Ayodele Bush, Directors, Tax Office Managers and heads of the informal sector across the state.

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