In Osun, Adeleke harmonises levies, taxes for ease of doing business

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OSUN: Governor Ademola Adeleke, yesterday harmonised into a single bill the multiple taxes and levies collected by different government ministries, departments and agencies across all business sectors.

The governor’s new initiative was informed by the need to put an end to the incessant challenges of multiple taxation being faced by taxpayers in the Osun state.This harmonised bill curates all levies, which all businesses are expected to pay on an annual basis as a single bill.The new initiative which was announced by the governor’s spokesperson, Olawale Rasheed, explained that the single bill allows for easy and convenient payments that can be in equal or unequal tranches.

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He said that the bill certificate will be issued automatically after completion of the payment and enjoined businesses to pay their taxes as early as they can as there may be fines or late payment penalty for delayed payments.

The state government further deployed some automation systems for improved government services delivery which include but not limited to the government assets and utility management system for renting and leasing of government properties and assets.

It will also be used in C of O in 45 days programme, electronic affidavit system, electronic state of origin and local government area of origin portal, mobile tax stations, seamless online payment systems for taxes, among others.

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The release admonished members of the public to always ensure collection of evidence of payment which is in form of Government Automated Revenue Receipt (A.R.R) for all payments made and to visit any tax offices nearest to them for any enquiry.

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