- The Anambra State Government initiates a new digital tax collection system which became operational on the first day of July 2022
- The reformed digital tax collection system was designed to reduce the high taxes in the state
- The system is also designed to close the loopholes and illegal windows through which the funds for the development of the state pass looted
Awka – Anambra Governor, Prof. Charles Chukwuma, Soludo was on Wednesday 29th June, hosting stakeholder leaders from the state’s private transportation sector and market unions.
The Governor interacted with stakeholders about the state’s new digital revenue collection system, launched on the first day begins in July 2022.
Remember that in June the State of Anambra announced the start of biometric counting and registration of all shipments to companies, organizations and operators in the state in cooperation with OneID, a subsidiary of Appmart Integrated Limited.
Speaking during the interactive session, Governor Soludo said about the reformed digital revenue collection system designed to reduce high taxation and close the loopholes and illegal windows through which funds destined for state development find their way into private pockets and businesses flow.
He therefore announced the ban on the proxy collection of government revenue by agents, unions and individuals.
He declared , that his government will provide state-of-the-art art technology for biometric identification of citizens and multi-channel payment options to adequately respond to the new regime d he transition to managing revenue in the state’s informal sector.
At the event, the duo of the State Commissioner for Transportation and the Chair of the Anambra Board of Internal Revenue; Mrs. Pat Igwebuike and Mr. Richard Madiebo respectively took the time to explain the new system of tax collection to the union leaders.
They claimed that the new approach would simplify procedures , reducing the taxpayer burden of compliance and accelerating efficient, streamlined and transparent revenue collection in the state.
Some of the union leaders spoke at length in praising the governor and his new system and its new style of government, which they said would accelerate the development of the state.
They stressed that their members had long been aware of the importance of paying taxes on time , and stressed that they would support the governor in his new system of governance aimed at making Anambra a more livable and prosperous homeland.
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This was announced in a statement from the Anambra State Internal Revenue Service, and signed by Sylvia Tochukwu Ngige, Deputy Director/Head , Taxpayer Education and Awareness Team on behalf of the Chair.
Participants include transport stakeholders, the shuttle buses, tricycles popularly known as keke, trucks, including mini-trucks, dump trucks, operate trucks and taxis.
Insecurity: Prominent Anambra Businessmen Donate to State Security Trust Fund
Some prominent Anambra Businessmen made donations on Wednesday, December 20th June 29, N100 million to state government to address insecurity in their area.
Among those who donated the money are Kennedy Okonkwo, Emeka Okonkwo, general one known as E-Money, Obinna Iyiegbu, also known as Obi Cubana, and one musician, Kingsley Okonkwo, popularly known as Kcee Limpopo.
The group met on the same day also Governor Soludo at Government House in Awka.