Ekiti State Internal Revenue Service (EKIRS) has reiterated its
unwavering commitment towards achieving the target set by the State
The Chairman, Ekiti State Internal Revenue Service, Mr. Olumuyiwa
Ogunmilade who made this known while speaking with newsmen in Ado
Ekiti vowed to carry out the directives of the Governor, Dr. Kayode
Fayemi, as stated at the Roundtable on Revenue and Tax Reform held
’’We are ready to carry out the directives of the Governor. In
addition to efforts the EKIRS has been making, the agency is now more
ready to generate revenue now that it has the full backing of the
governor at the roundtable”, the Chairman declared.
Mr. Ogunmilade said with the continued full support of Mr. Governor,
adequate funding and increased conducive working environment,
achieving the set goals will no longer be a difficult task.
He however stressed the importance of capturing the revenue of the
State owned tertiary institutions noting that proper capturing of
revenue would automatically increase the revenue profile of the state
which is one of the factors considered in determining the sharing
formula from FAAC.
The Chairman stated that EKIRS has put new plans in place to track tax
defaulters, stressing that it is important that the tertiary
institutions in the State also make full remittance of 100% Pay As You
Earn (PAYE) tax of their employees in accordance with Personal Income
Tax Act (PITA) 2011.