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FIRS Unveils Instant Tax Clearance System

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The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has announced that taxpayers can now instantly generate their Tax Clearance Certificates which just a single click via its flagship TaxPro Max solution, which is a one-stop shop for taxpayer registration, tax payment, tax returns filing, amongst other functions. This was made known in a statement signed by Johannes Wojuola, a Special Assistant to the Executive Chairman of the FIRS, Muhammad Nami.

According to the statement, “One of our objectives as a service is to build a customer-centric institution. That means an institution that has the customer at the heart of its innovations and solutions.

“It is for this reason that we have tuned the operations of our TaxPro Max solution to be able to deliver tax clearance certificates in the shortest possible time to taxpayers.

“At the click of a button, a taxpayer will get their tax clearance certificates, as long as they have no outstanding liabilities. This would impact in no small measure on the Ease-of-Doing-Business in Nigeria.”

The statement also urged citizens to pay their taxes because it is utilized to provide social amenities and critical national infrastructure such as schools, hospitals, among others.