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Journal of Educational and Social Exploration

Vol. several (2) May 2013

The Effect of Internal Revenue Technology on Infrastructural Development. A report of Lagos State Internal Revenue Service Adesoji Adetunji Adenugba (MR)

College of Business and Social Sciences

Crawford University or college

Faith – City, Igbesa, Ogun Point out

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Chike Hope Ogechi

Crawford University

Faith – Metropolis, Igbesa, Ogun State

[email protected] com

Doi: 10. 5901/jesr. 2013. v3n2p419


Earnings generation may be the nucleus and the path to modern day development. Therefore, this study assessed the effect of inner revenue era on infrastructural development. The research methodology entailed the use of review research design and calculated sampling solution to select participants from Lagos State Away from the coast Revenue Workplace.. Questionnaires and statistical data were musical instruments used for the research. Descriptive and inferential figures were the statistical tool used for the analysis. The descriptive statistics involves the utilization of simple proportions while the inferential statistics engaged the use of Spearman's Rank, to show the course of romance between parameters in the research and to demonstrate scale to get the data that is interval. Two hypotheses were formulated plus the Spearman's rank correlation examination was used to evaluate the relationship among internally made revenue and infrastructural creation. The result showed that there is an optimistic relationship among internally generated revenue and infrastructural development. The study also revealed the different methods of creating internal revenue, which are the enforcement of tax personnel, contribution, and creating awareness for the public. The findings in the study however show that revenue administration agencies should be reviewed to create more revenue in the country.

Keywords: Infrastructure, Revenue, development, operations, Lagos state

1 . Intro

The raising cost of operating government coupled with dwindling revenue has led different State governments in Nigeria with making strategies to improve the revenue foundation. More so, the near break of the Countrywide Economy has created serious economic stress for all tiers of government. Despite the several sources of income available to the many tiers of government as specified in the Nigeria 1999 constitution, since the 1971s till now, over many of these of the annual revenue of the 3 tiers of presidency come from petroleum. However , the decline in the price of oil recently has led to a decrease in the funds readily available for distribution to the states. The advantages of state and local government to build adequate earnings from inner sources offers therefore get a matter of intense urgency and importance. This need highlights the enthusiasm on the part of state and local governments and even the federal government to look for fresh sources of income or to turn into aggressive and innovative in the mode of collecting income from existing sources. Development is a sine qua not for modern civilization. To be able to carryout development at all nooks and crannies of the world, it is the responsibility of the Lagos State Government to provide direct expansion to people to a certain level. Development is connected with funds and far revenue is required to plan, implement and maintain infrastructures at the express level. The needed income generated intended for such developmental projects,


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like construction of accessible tracks, building of public colleges, health care centres, construction of bridges happen to be generated via taxes, royalties, haulages, fines, and funds from the says, national and international government authorities. These money could either be attained internally or externally. Thus, the Lagos State Government are unable to embark, execute and possibly carryout the maintenance of the projects...

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