To drive revenue for the strategic growth of Ondo State.
To be a revenue agency that is widely known for driving internally
generated revenue and growth for the development of Ondo State in a
transparent, fair, effective and innovative manner.
We will achieve this through:
- Professional and friendly client services
- Promotion of voluntary compliance
- Application of modern technology
- A well trained, disciplined and highly motivated staff
- Blocking loopholes in the system to avoid tax evasion
Who we are
Ondo state is located in the tropical forest of South western part
of Nigeria, bounded in the north by Ekiti and Kogi states, in the
east by Edo state, in the west by Osun and Ogun states and in the
south by the Atlantic ocean.
The states which has a fairly considerable population(put at
about 3.44 million in 2006) possesses what it takes to be a haven of
rewarding commercial activities and an economy backbone of the
Ondo state is richly blessed with copious natural resources
waiting to be tapped. The strategic location of the state coupled
with its peaceful and safe environment makes it very attractive to
Key areas of investment in the state are mineral resources
exploration, agriculture and agro processing, tourism and
infrastructure. The internal revenue service (IRS) is the apex
government agency charge with the responsibility of superintending
internally generated revenue (IGR) in Ondo state. It is a creation
of the Personal Income Tax Act 2004(as amended). Its statutory
responsibilities are contained in Section 88 subsection listed
Ensuring the effectiveness and optimum collection of all taxes
and penalties due to the government under the relevant laws.
Doing all such things as may be deemed necessary and expedient
for the assessment and collection of taxes and shall account for
all amounts so collected in a manner to be prescribed by the
Appointing, promoting, transferring and imposing discipline on
employees of the state service.
Making recommendations where appropriate to the Joint Tax Board
(JTB) on tax policy; tax reform; tax legislation: tax treaties
and exception as m,ay be required, from time to time.
Generally controlling the management of the State service on
matter of policy subject to the provisions of the laws setting
up the state service, and;