BENIN CITY – Edo State Internal Revenue Service (EIRS), has commended Guinness Nigeria Brewery Factory, Benin, for it’s tax compliance during a routine tax verification exercise.
The EIRS Director, Formal Sector and representative of the Executive Director, Income Taxes, Mrs. Grace Ainabe while interfacing with management of Guinness during the EIRS “Operation Know Your Tax Payers,” tax drive to the brewery stated that the EIRS was out to maintain a robust relationship with its tax payers.
She noted that this visitation was not to witch hunt but a routine visitation to build trust and harmony, bring taxpayers/company up to speed with EIRS tax routine as well as engender a good relationship between both establishments.
After an inclusive zoom meeting with it’s partner and head of office to bring it up to speed with EIRS tax routine, Site Manager, Guinness, Mr. Tony Aloze, affirmed that they were bound by the business tenets of transparency, accountability and timeliness which has allowed the company to operate above board to become good corporate citizens.
Source: The Nigerian Observer