Nigerians must continue to pay tax as a way of exercising their civic rights, this will help to hold Government accountable in order to enjoy basic amenities in the country.
A former Chairman, Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN), Ibadan and it is Districts, Mr Soji Arimoro gave this encouragement while featuring on BCOS TV Breakfast programme ‘AM120’.
Mr Arimoro said if Nigerians understand how tax works, the country can use it to improve the precarious situation of the economy.
The expert who stated that Nigerians pay 48 forms of taxes, one of the highest in the world, urged the Government to deploy technology in order to block loopholes in the sector.
He stated that Government should implement the tax on luxury items and come up with fiscal policy that can kickstart the economy.