Kano LG introduces PoS machine in tax collection
Fagge Local Government Area of Kano State has introduced Point of Sale (PoS) machines for tax collection.
Handing over the machine to the local government, the First City Monument Bank, (FCMB) Zonal Head, North West, Abdullahi Mainasara, said the bank has developed the tax collection platform as part of its contribution to the success of cashless economy and financial inclusion policies of the Central Bank.
He said the deployment of the PoS to markets and other collection points would help in reducing leakages, “The deployment of the PoS to motor parks, markets and other collection points will help reduce leakages in tax collection, enhance automation, tracking and real time reporting of revenue collection.”
Mainasara added that the initiative which is piloted in Fagge Local Government Area of Kano State would spread to all the 44 local government areas of the state with a view to boosting the internally generated revenue of the state.
According to him, the bank would conduct refresher training for revenue collectors and other staff involved in the project on the use and operations of the PoS.