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Multiple Taxation: Enugu Govt Launches E-Ticketing Scheme



The Enugu State Government has introduced electoric payments system to eliminate multiple taxation and grow the state’s internally generated revenue (IGR)

This is contained in a statement issued on Monday by the Executive Chairman,
Enugu State Internal Revenue Service, Angela Chilotam Nnamani.

The statement in full:



In line with the mandate of the Dr Peter Mbah’s Administration in the State to promote a digital economy, eliminate multiple taxation and grow the state’s internally generated revenue (IGR), the Enugu State Government wishes to announce the introduction of the “Enugu State Unified e-Ticket Scheme.”

The unified e-ticket is an electronic ticket for collection of taxes from the informal sector, such as road taxes, including tickets from tricycles, buses, tippers, emblems, and passengers’ manifest. Others are revenues from markets and artisans.

This scheme has been introduced to make tax payment easy and convenient for all citizens while eliminating harassments and loss of government revenue. All payments and enforcement shall be done using online and agency banking tools.

By this announcement, government hereby bans all forms of paper tickets across the state.* Citizens are enjoined to purchase their daily tickets through our approved e-ticket agents across the state. Your ticket will be vended to your vehicle plate number/shop number, and enforcers will also confirm your purchase using online means only. Anybody found selling paper tickets will be severely sanctioned.

To confirm the status of your payments at any time, please dial *8011*042#.

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The new e-ticket scheme will commence on 11th August, 2023.

For further enquiries, call 08038743801, 07062634378, 08038950202

Angela Chilotam Nnamani
Executive Chairman
Enugu State Internal Revenue Service

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