The Kaduna State Internal Revenue Service (KDIRS) mentioned it has generated N14.2 billion as Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) between January and finish of May.
KDIRS Executive Chairman, Mukhtar Ahmed, revealed this in an interview with NAN on Friday.
Ahmed mentioned that the state has elevated its IGR from a mean of N8000 million a month in 2015 to between N2.7 billion and N3.zero billion month-to-month in 2018.
According to him, the N14.2 billion generated in 5 months is much above N11.5 billion generated in the entire of 2015 and greater than half of the N23 billion generated in 2016.
“Our goal is to generate N4.zero billion a month and with the continuing reform in tax administration and income assortment within the state, I’m very assured that we will get there.
“Already we are around N3.0 billion and the ongoing integration of all 63 revenue generating agencies in the state via an electronic platform will take us there and beyond.”
He mentioned that the income profile of the state has been on constant enhance for the reason that reform in income assortment, starting with the tax regulation that established KDIRS in 2016 as the only real income collector within the state.
“The law among other things harmonised and abolished cash collection as well as automated all revenue collection in the state,” Ahmed mentioned.
The chairman expressed confidence that the state would obtain the N42 billion set IGR goal by December, following the spectacular efficiency within the first 5 months.