- March 29, 2021
- Posted by: Dayo Ige
- Category: Meetings
The Theme of the meeting was “Stakeholders collaboration in expanding the tax base leveraging on existing database.”
The Board deliberated on various issues and adopted the following resolutions:
- Revenue authorities should pursue collaboration and constructive partnership with relevant agencies in a bid to grow the national taxpayer base.
- The Board reiterated the need to continually collaborate and engage with relevant stakeholders to achieve expansion of the tax database.
- States should make every effort to implement the Class ‘A’ Driver’s Licence and ensure that all motor vehicles, motorcycles and tricycles are duly registered.
- States should ensure that data derived from the registration of motor vehicles, motorcycles and tricycles are regularly uploaded on to the National Vehicle Identification Scheme (NVIS) platform.
- The Board reiterated the position that the enforcement of the new vehicle number plates shall commence with effect from 1st January 2020 upon the expiration of the one-year period of grace granted for the replacement of old vehicle number
- In line with the provisions of the Personal Income Tax Act (as amended),the Board mandated the State Revenue Authorities, under the aegis of the State Joint Revenue Committee to engage with the relevant authorities of Local Government Councils and all relevant stakeholders to elicit buy-in on the implementation of the unified sticker/emblem and ultimate eradication of all forms of unauthorized sale of stickers/emblem nationwide.
- That revenue authorities at the national and sub-national levels should continue to consolidate on existing initiatives as well as design and implement new ones that will ensure consistent and sustainable revenue growth.