By JIDAUNA DARING

STAFF of the Plateau State Internal Revenue Service (PSRIS) have been sensitized on the new Joint Tax Board (JTB) on Taxes Identification Number (TIN) between the Federal and state governments in the country.

The sensitization on change management on the new JTB on TIN registration system was held at the PSRIS office in Jos, Monday.

Team leader of the JTB delegation from Abuja, Mr Olawale Abel of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said that they were at the board to sensitize the staff of PSRIS on the new registration system.

Mr. Abel affirmed that the gesture was geared towards harmonizing data on taxation as it concerns individuals and companies, adding that the new change would help in identifying the collection of taxes at all levels.

He added that the new idea would also help in updating and information sharing on taxation between the federal and state governments hidden information amongst government agencies on tradition would soon be put to rest as far as the new idea was concern.

In his remarks, chairman PDRID, Mr. Arlat Dashe appreciated the JTB team for the new change, which he said would further equip them with more knowledge on how to carry out their work areas in LGAs of the state.

He called on all tax payers in the state to cooperate with the board’s staff, stressing that it was a civic responsibility for the tax payers to key into the new change in collecting TIN in the state.

Mr. Dashe promised that the new tax system would no doubt be given the necessary attention it deserves at all times.

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