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Lagos to unveil e-platform for informal sector tax regularisation

Lagos to unveil e-platform for informal sector tax regularisation

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Acknowledging that over 65 per cent of traders are engaged in informal trade, the Lagos Internal Revenue Service (LIRS), has announced plans to roll out an e-platform in March, to bring onboard the sector into its tax net. The LIRS Chairman, Hamzat Subair, said the e-platform is an all-encompassing platform that would capture the informal sector online and in real-time into the LIRS database. Subair, represented by the Assistant Director, Informal Sector, LIRS, Tola Seriki, spoke at a breakfast meeting organised by the Nigerian American Chamber of Commerce (NACC) tagged “Tax and Revenue Generation: The Lagos State Approach.” He said the essence of taxation is to generate revenue from citizens and businesses to sustain State Finances and Develop Infrastructure, ...