His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Kwara State, Alh (Dr) Abdulfatah Ahmed in his continuous quest to strengthen the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) of the State inaugurated the Kwara State Joint Revenue Committee on 16 February 2016. The Joint Revenue Committee was constituted in line with the Kwara State Revenue Administration Law No. 6 2015 Section 24 and Personal Income Tax Act (PITA) of 2011 (as amended).
The Joint Revenue Committee was established in recognition that there are revenues (taxes, fees, levies, etc) designated for collection by Federal, State and Local Governments. The newly inaugurated State Joint Revenue Committee is chaired by the Executive Chairman, Kwara State Internal Revenue Service (KW-IRS), Dr Muritala Awodun with Local Government Chairmen as members. The Committee is expected to work in line with the harmonisation of revenue collection by the State and Local Governments towards achieving the set revenue target of Kwara State.