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Board set to introduce unified tax system

The Joint Tax Board (JTB) plans to introduce a unified tax collection, processing, monitoring and accounting system nationwide, according to Mr Akinwale Olugbenga, Assistant Manager, Unique Tax Identification Number (UTIN).

He made the announcement on Monday in Lafia when he led a team of tax officials in continuation of the board’s sensitisation tour of the 36 states.Olugbenga said the system would facilitate a unified tax collection system in the country in line with existing tax laws.

He said the tour was an initiative of JTB toward educating the people to adopt a common tax infrastructure and system nationwide. ‘The tour is also to ensure that all states boards of Internal Revenues have a uniform central database that will be managed by JTB, to be located in the Federal Capital, Abuja.


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