Niger Adopts ITAS, Targets N2bn IGR

June 19, 2021
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Niger State government has adopted the Integrated Tax Administration System (ITAS) to boost its revenue as the state targets N2 billion Internally generated Revenue (IGR) monthly.

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The chairman of Niger State Internal Revenue Service, Mohammed Madami Etsu, told journalists in Minna yesterday that in view of the development, a new  tax mapping had started in the state.

He said the pilot tax mapping started in Minna and Suleja before expanding to other parts of the state.

Etsu said revenue collected in the month of May increased from N600 million to N1.1 billion,   an indication that the integration through automation was yielding result.

According to him, the major problem of tax collection in Niger is the low number of tax items and leakages from the various sources of collection.

He said the monthly target when he assumed office  about three weeks ago was N1.5 billion but he was sure the state could generate N2 billion monthly.

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