A CRITICAL APPRAISAL OF THE STRATAGIES AND EFFECTIVENESS OF REVENUE COLLECTION AND ADMINISTRATION IN KATSINA STATE

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A CRITICAL APPRAISAL OF THE STRATAGIES AND EFFECTIVENESS OF REVENUE COLLECTION AND ADMINISTRATION IN KATSINA STATE

Abstract

It is a duty of every good government to maintain law and order among its citizens. To provide the basic necessary facilities which includes:- Education; Health; Good drinking water; Electricity; Good drainage system, Sanitaries. How do government get money to meet all these requirements? Generally Government derives its revenue for public expenditure from a number of sources of which taxation is one of the major ones. With regard to our situation, the greatest drawback to our development efforts has not only been the in-adequacy of the revenue sources but luck of properly established strategies for effective revenue collection and administration. Really, with the current economic situation in the country, the need to look for a more effective methods for revenue collection and administration need to be properly tacled. The main objective of the study is to examine and analyse the existing strategies for revenue collection and administration in Katsina State with a view to proposing some new strategies that could help in the improvement of the general revenue collection and administration. The existing revenue sources on which the collection and administration need to be improved are:- (a) Taxation which includes (i) Direct Assessment tax vi (ii) Pay As You Earn PAYE) tax (iii) SaLes tax (iv) Entainment tax (v) Tax on company dividends (vi) With holding taxes (d) Development levies • • Based 6n the past records of collection policies and procedures, we would pinpoint the short-comings in the existing administrative set-up, mode of collection and suggest a list of proposed potential strategies, so that; the government could use them to properly tape the above existing sources and even the potential now sources. The existing strategies for revenue collection and administration has been analysed and found inadequate and insufficient to meet bhe present day government requirement for funds for the eve expanding public expenditure. Because of the problems of revnue collection and tax administration which resulted in the inadequacy of the recurrent locally collected revenue, we suggest the following:- (a) All States Internal Revenue Boards be directly under the Governnor’s office (Military or Civilian) for effective control and supervision. i (b) Charity begin at Lome – Therefore the Governor and Members of his Council should be the first to meet their tax obligation at the begining of every year of tax assessments. (c) All other top officials of the government should also be directed by the Governor to meet their tax obligations at the begining of every year of tax assessment. (d) Internal Revenue Board must properly and effectively account for all revenue collected at the end of every financial year. (e) All necessary facilities which will enhance the revenue collection and tax administration must be provided to the collection authorities in good time. With the recent re-organisation of the Internal revenue Board making it more autonomous, the needed attention given to the staff development and training, current effort of providing more suitable office accommodation and the improved transportation facilities. All put together would no doubt heLp to facilitate the strategies and effectiveness of revenue collection and administration in Katsina State. The study traces the history of revenue collection and administration in our study case area as well as the organisational and administrative set-up of the revenue viii Board. A detailed analysis of the data collected is carried out and alot of findings regarding performance and problems of the various sources were made, Suggestions and recommendations for more effective and reliable strategies for revenue collection and administration were put forward for the government to implement.

TABLE OF CONTENT

Title page- – – – – – – – – i
Approval page – – – – – – – -ii
Dedication – – – – – – – – -iii
Acknowledgement – – – – – – – -iv
Abstract – – – – – – – – – -v
Table of content – – – – – – – -vi

CHAPTER ONE
INTRODUCTION – – – – – – – -1
1.0 Background of the study – – – – -1
1.1 Statement of the problem – – – – -5
1.2 Purpose of the study – – – – – -6
1.3 Significance of the study – – – – -8
1.4 Research questions – – – – – -9
1.5 Scope of the study – – – – – – -10

CHAPTER TWO

LITERATURE REVIEW – – – – – – -11

CHAPTER THREE

Research methodology – – – – – – -39
Design of study – – – – – – – -40

CHAPTER FOUR

Presentation, analysis and interpretation of data – -48

CHAPTER FIVE

Summary of findings – – – – – – -60
Conclusion – – – – – – – – -61
Recommendations – – – – – – – -62
Suggestions for further research – – – – -64
References – – – – – – – – -65
Appendix I – – – – — – – – -68
Questionnaire. – – – – – – – -69

A CRITICAL APPRAISAL OF THE STRATAGIES AND EFFECTIVENESS OF REVENUE COLLECTION AND ADMINISTRATION IN KATSINA STATE

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