In a move to curb fraud and increase revenue, the Abia State Government has launched a new digital tax system for transporters and traders.
“I’m proud to introduce a revolutionary digital tax system that is designed to curb fraud and augment revenue. This system incorporates a free medical insurance scheme for all commercial vehicle operators, enabling us to fuel entrepreneurial growth and progress within the state,” Governor Alex Otti tweeted this week to announce the launch.
According to him, the new platform covers a free medical insurance scheme for all commercial vehicle operators as well as positions the government to incentivize major actors of the economy.
Abia, in the South-East geopolitical zone of Nigeria, boasts of a huge number of entrepreneurs; and it is home to Aba a major industrial and commercial hub.
The governor added: “We envisage this digital platform to not only simplify tax compliance, but also unlock substantial revenue for development projects, thereby strengthening our state’s economy.
“It offers easy payment options for both transporters and traders, and promotes transparency, reflecting our steadfast commitment to facilitating business operations in Abia state.”