Saturday, June 1, 2019


The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) stated that they will spend N160 million to sew uniforms of 850 drivers. 

It means that each drive uniform will cost N188,000 for a driver. 

Also N825 million for refreshment and N250 million for security issues. 

“The achievement of 2019 budget will be driven by increase oil and non-oil revenue tax collection.” 

“The service in realisation of this responsibility and challenges of doing manual collection will continue to implement automated tax collection for the critical sectors of the economy notably telecommunications, airlines and financial institutions.

“The deployment of these platforms is at no cost to the service and the consultants will only be rewarded on increased revenue generation.

“There will be increased enforcement activities nationwide to bring more tax payers into the tax net and increase compliance level,” he stated.

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