Tax officers to undergo training to boost tax collection



In a bid to boost tax awareness and collection, the Federal Government has commenced the training of 27 unemployed graduates as Community Tax Liason Officers.

The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, made this known on Friday in Abuja while briefing newsmen on the outcome of her meeting with the graduates presently undergoing  training at Federal Treasury Academy, Orozo FCT.

She said that 27 people had been selected from the N-Power programme to be the pilot set of the community tax awareness project.

“This is a five-day course, and this is the first set of Community Tax Liason Officers.

“These first set of graduates had already registered on the N-Power website.

“We went through the applications and selected specific disciplines such as accounting, business studies, economics, mathematics and relevant disciplines.

“The website is still open for more people to…

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