Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has tasked the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) to be proactive toward expanding the frontier of taxation development in the country.
Obaseki gave the charge at the CITN 40th Anniversary Dinner on Saturday in Lagos, with theme: ”Evolution Of Taxation As A Profession In Nigeria: The Birth Of CITN.”
Obaseki, represented by Mr John Inegbedio, Chairman, TaxForce on IGR, Edo, said taxation was the only sustainable source of revenue generation in a nation.
He said that CITN should be a major stakeholder in coordinating the influence of taxation practice in Nigeria by getting all stakeholders/parties to work together and be fair to taxpayers.
Obaseki said the Institute should focus more on coordinating, energising and educating the general public on taxation as their civic responsibility.
“Forty years is a unique achievement for the Institute and is worth celebrating.
“More importantly, the fact that taxation has become the national…
Source: Guardian Newspaper