FINANCE: Tax Officers Educate The Public On The Importance Of Tax Payment
Tax Officers led by the Director, Investigation and Audit, Internal Revenue Service, Mr. Ishola Oludare embarked on a tour of the Osogbo metropolis to meet business men and women with the mission of assessing their tax payments and educating them on the importance of paying tax.
In his address, the Special Assistant to the Governor on Internal Revenue Service, Mr. Femi Balogun, represented by the Director of Investigation and Audit, made it known to the public that, tax payment is everyone’s civil responsibility. He further explained that tax paid is used for the overall development of the state. He then urged the people to desist from any untoward act which will hinder the effective collection of tax but rather become ambassadors themselves seeing the great works and innovations going on in the State.
The tour has been a great success given that all the places visited, the people seemed enthusiastic, taking time to respond to the questionnaires given to them. Places covered include business locations along Iwo-Ibadan Road, Alekuwodo, among others.