The Executive Chairman, KW-IRS, Shade Omoniyi received in audience the representatives of the Kwara State Association of Marketers (KWAM),led by the Vice Iyaloja General, Alhaja Muibat Abdulraheem Olumo, who represented the Iyaloja General at the Revenue House on 2nd September, 2021.
The visit was to appreciate the Abdulrahaman Abdulrazak led administration through the Service for the various Community Impact Projects in markets across the State and the State in general and to also solicit more supports of the government in critical identified areas such as good drainage system, motor able roads, solar light, modern toilets,drinkable water and umbrellas for the use of markets to aid revenue drive and improve voluntary tax compliance in markets across the State.
The markets association assured KW-IRS of its continuous collaboration in ensuring the acceptance of the ticketing model approach of revenue drive in all markets of the State and cooperation as required.
In her response, the Executive Chairman, KW-IRS, Shade Omoniyi commended the association for their cooperation and compliance to payment of Personal Income Tax, while soliciting more harmonious and mutually benefial relationship among all associations and the Service, so as to have in place that desired Kwara.
Omoniyi reiterated that KW-IRS runs on approved budget and monthly subvention, just as other MDAs in the State, but will not relent in supporting developmental projects in the State as much as the approved budget for community impact programs could accommodate.
She added that, several requests are being received by the Service on daily basis from various quarters,but only limited resources are available as an agency of government.
The KW-IRS boss however informed the meeting that,the Service already has approval to carry out some of the requests from KWAM and would deliver on them within the remaining months of the year.
The visiting KWAM team had the Babaloja General and his Vice, Alhaji Abdullahi Saad and Alhaji Abdulkabir Abdulsalam respectively;Director, Income Tax, KW-IRS, Mohammed Usman, Head Informal, Maimunat Amasa, Unit Head, Market, Bolanle Awogun and other staff of KW-IRS.
Corporate Affairs, KW-IRS