from Shindong Bala, kaduna

Kaduna State Government is to use realistic modalities to achieve its targeted One Hundred Billion Naira Revenue generation by 2024.

Chairman of the State Internal Revenue Service Dr. Zaid Abubakar stated this while speaking at a Survey Validation workshop on the challenges faced by citizens under the tax reforms in the State.

He said the state had developed a multifaceted revenue Collection Model which is mindful of both the formal and informal sector which will attract Micro-Small and Medium Enterprises to actively participate in the revenue generation.

Dr. Za’id Abubakar emphasized that community clusters will be developed for the collection of One Thousand naira from persons above the age of eighteen years while seventy percent of the revenue will be used to execute capital projects that are expedient for the same clusters.

In their separate remarks, organizers of the workshop Dr. Sa’id Tafida of Follow the Tax and Mr.Victor Arikoye of Christian Aid Nigeria, explained that the survey was to assist government to succeed in its revenue generation drive and to be more accountable to the citizens.