Kaduna revenue agency unveils e-tax management platform – Chairman

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Dr Zaid Abubakar

By Philip Yatai

Kaduna – The Kaduna Internal Service (KDIRS) has unveiled an e- Management to encourage voluntary compliance and ease payment .

The Executive of the agency, Dr Zaid Abubakar, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Kaduna, that the became fully operational on January 31.

Abubakar said: “KDIRS wishes to inform the public especially esteem taxpayers of the introduction of an e- management .

“The platform developed with taxpayers in mind was designed to ease taxpayers experience by making the processes easier and convenient.”

He added that the self-service tax platform was interactive, user friendly, easy to use, and could be accessed via www.kadirs.kdsg.gov.ng

The noted that the application of the new digital platform would enable taxpayers and offices, to register and obtain unique identification to perform all kinds of transactions online.

“Taxpayers can use the platform to verify and retrieve Tax Identification Number (TIN), file tax returns and compute tax liabilities while self employed can compute, file and Direct Assessment.

“Taxpayers can also upload -As-You-Earn (PAYE) schedules; buy vehicle number plate, register or renew vehicle particulars, and payment of hotels, and restaurants tax.

“They can equally inquiries or complaints via the platform’s live chart.

“All taxpayers and agents are by this notice enjoined to take advantage of the portal to perform statutory responsibilities,” he said.

Abubakar advised existing and new taxpayers including those that have already submitted hard and soft copies of tax returns to visit the website and upload on excel format.

He warned that failure to file tax returns on or before the due date would attract penalties as stipulated in the extant tax laws.