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Tax Operations

The Tax Operations (Informal Sector/Withholding Taxes ) department is headed by Mr. Ayi Okon Bassey.

Brief Of Department

The informal sector deals with the taxation of self employed persons.  Consequently all individuals, business entities and self-employed persons who receive or derive income gain or profit from trade business profession or vocation are subject to Personal Income Tax under the direct assessment.

Job schedule/key functions

The department is generally concerned with

  • Enumeration and capturing of all segment of businesses and their directors into the tax net
  • Review of returns of taxable persons
  • Service of assessment notices
  • Review of objections
  • Issuance of demand notices
  • Enforcement of established liabilities against taxable persons

The department carries out its activities through nineteen (19) Tax offices located in the eighteen (18) local government areas in the state.

At the headquarters, the department operates though four (4) key units

  • Assessment (field)
  • Assessment (automation)
  • Withholding tax
  • Enforcement

 

The Tax Operation Department has 7 main units which includes the following:

PAYE:

  1. Ensure PAYE Agents are captured into the tax net
  2. Carry out regular monitoring of organizations to determine their monthly remittances and adequacy.
  3. Evaluation of performance of Revenue and Reporting Same

Withholding Tax / Informal Sector:

  1. Enumerate and capture all segments of business and their directors into the tax net
  2. Assessment of all categories of individuals to yearly Personal Income Tax
  3. Carry out enforcement and collections
  4. For withholding Tax as in PAYE mandate 1-3

Tourism Development Levy / Special Taxes:

  1. Enumerate and capture all hospitality outfits into the tax data base
  2. Carry out regular monitoring of TDL organizations to determine their monthly remittance and Adequacy of the applicable rate.
  3. Evaluation of performance of revenue and reporting same

Road infrastructure maintenance Levy (RIML):

  1. Collect levies on commercial trucking that applies highways within cross rivers state daily.
  2. Carry out monitoring and reconciliation of collections and lodgments into government revenue accounts
  3. Carry of enforcement of defaulters
  4. Evaluation of monthly performance of revenue and reporting same

Road Taxes:

  1. Vehicles and drivers licenses to motorists
  2. Carry out regular enforcement of registration and renewals of licenses of pools, vehicles and drivers
  3. Sales of number plates to motorists
  4. Evaluate performance and report same

Taxpayers Support:

Taxpayers education on assessments, payments and compliance

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