Federal Government Synergies with the Benue state Government to boost revenue generation
Written by choice93.3fm on June 16, 2022
The Benue Internal Revenue Service, BIRS, and the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, on Wednesday staged a Sensitization Walk and Road Show around Makurdi town in a partnership to boost revenue generation for the State and the Federal Government.
The walk which was led by the Executive Chairman of BIRS, Mrs. Mimi Adzape-Orubibi and the Tax Controller, FIRS Makurdi Office, Mr. Bulus Rimamskep, took off from the BIRS Corporate Headquarters on Makurdi-Aliade Road and rounded off at the Makurdi office of the FIRS in the Hutco Quarters area of the town.
Speaking before the walk, Mrs. Adzape-Orubibi said both organizations had gone into partnership and collaboration to share vital information to held them stem incidents of tax evasion and under-declaration of taxable income.
Also, Mr. Rimamskep noted that, the Sensitization walk came timely as the month of June is a critical period for all.
On the challenges faced by the tax bodies, he said one of them is that, most of the taxable companies are portfolio companies who are not seen, especially with those in the informal sector.