FIRS: FG Gives Approval to Restructure Agency…details

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The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) will be undergoing a major reorganization as the federal government approved a new organizational structure for the agency.

 

According to the Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Wale Edun, he will unveil the new structure during a two-day strategic management meeting of the FIRS in Abuja.

 

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This was disclosed in a statement issued by the special adviser on media to the FIRS chairman, Dare Adekanmbi, it was revealed that the aim of the meeting “is to ensure that all directors are fully informed and aligned with the strategic direction of the agency.”

Hear Him, “The retreat will also engage with external stakeholders in government, professional bodies, and the organized private sector to discuss the renewed and refocused strategy of the FIRS.”

 

The theme of the strategic retreat is “Reimagining Tax Administration for Equity and Economic Growth.”

 

Dare Adekanmbi stated that “the chairman of the FIRS, Zacch Adedeji, has been spearheading a radical transformation in the values of the agency since assuming office. His vision is to make the FIRS more taxpayer-centric and a well-suited revenue-collecting agency.”

 

He also said that, this approach has led to a significant overhaul of the agency’s organizational and management structures, as well as a re-engineering of tax processes to support taxpayers in fulfilling their civil obligations.

 

The new organizational structure is expected to enhance efficiency and effectiveness in revenue collection, ensuring a modernized tax administration that is equitable and growth-oriented.

 

The strategic management meeting will provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of the new structure and its implications for their roles.

 

He added: “It is hoped that this retreat will foster a shared vision among FIRS directors and inspire confidence and excitement for the future of tax administration in the country.”

 

With this approval from the federal government, the FIRS is poised to continue its transformation journey to contribute to the economic growth and development of the nation.

 

 

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