Tax payers, who experienced over deductions have been urged to apply for a refund and seek redress where they are not satisfied on tax payment.
This was contained in a communique issued at the end of a two day training workshop organised by the Ondo state government in conjunction with J.A OARS Consulting firm for Accountants and Finance officers accross the Civil service held in Akure, the Ondo state capital.
The communique which was signed by a four- man -committee, Mr Akinrinsola Henry from the Ondo State Internal Revenue Service Mr. Adewumi Oladeji, Office of the State Accountant- General, Mr Lebile Sola from Board of Technical, Adult and Vocational Education and Alhaja Musa Sherifat from Agency for the Welfare of Persons with Disabilities was made available to the press in Akure.
The communique also called on Stake holders in tax transaction to challenge banks deductions found illegally done and circulars that are at variant with the federal laws.
It called for a regular reconciliation between federal and state agencies on tax remittances to avoid ambiguity and discrepancies.
It advocated for the need to conduct massive sensitization for the public to ensure that tax payers fulfil the new obligation of tax payment.
The communique raised the need to review some levies/laws on tax to reflect the current realities while the MDAs should have inter-ministerial meetings in order to gain more knowledge and understanding on tax operations and managements in the state.
While it stressed on the importance of a synergy and cooperation among stakeholders and agencies of government, It urged participants at the training to use the knowledge gained from the workshop in their various MDAs to achieve a great impact in revenue generation expected by the state government.
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