Anambra Internal Revenue Service (AiRS) on Monday commenced the biometric enumeration and registration of traders in Eke Awka Main market in with the new digital system of tax collection in the State.
Governor Chukwuma Charles Soludo has earlier stated the readiness of his administration to digitize the system of tax collection in the State to ensure transparency and eliminate double taxation in the system.
Speaking during the exercise, the chairman of Eke Awka main market chief Jude Agunmadu (Baby Awka) described the exercise as the most efficient way of increasing the revenue generation of the state government.
He pledges total support to Governor Soludo’s administration and further sensitization and mobilization of the traders in the market to ensure that they comply with the new government directives of tax collections in the state.
According to Soldo TV, the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on IGR Hon. Isaac Okoro was on ground at Eke Awka to monitor the exercise.
Okoro later visited the Tricycle Owners Association office where he interacted with Union leaders and explained the modalities of the new system of tax payment in the state.