Our Vision

To drive revenue for the strategic growth of Ondo State.

Our Mission

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 nation.

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 investors.

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 below.

  • 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 Commissioner.
  • 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;