Functions of the Board

The Board shall be responsible for:

  • 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 Tax and shall account for all amounts so collected in manner to be prescribed by the Commissioner
  • Making recommendations, where appropriate, to the Joint Tax Board on Tax policy, Tax reform, Tax registration, Tax treaty and Exemption as may be required from time to time
  • Generally controlling the management of the State service on matter of policy, subject to the provisions of the Law setting up the State Service
  • Promoting, transferring and imposing discipline on employees of the State service
  • The State Board is partially autonomous in the day to day running of the technical, professional and administrative affairs of the State service.

To be one of the best tax authorities in Nigeria and to sustain State Government expenditure through Internally Generated Revenue


To evolve efficient and effective capacity and strategy for optimum Revenue Generation in the State


Ali Usman Ahmad, mnim, cpa, cna

Executive Chairman Board of Internal Revenue

Rakiya T. Mukhtar Esq.

Secretary/Legal Adviser

Ibrahim Abdulsalam Musa

Director Human Resource Management

Idris Muhammad Disa

Director, Finance and Supplies

Ahmed Alkali

Director Collection and Accounting

Ishaku Abubakar

Director, Motor Licensing Authority (MLA)

Umar Nuhu Badejo

Director Tax Audit and Investigation

Abubakar Musa Damaturu

Director Direct Assessment

Jonathan Ishaya Bajani

Director Planning Research and Statistics