IMO STATE GOVERNMENT FLAGS OFF IMO STATE SOCIAL BENEFIT NUMBER (IMSSBN)
The Imo State Government has introduced the Imo State Social Benefit Number (IMSSBN).
The IMSSBN is an electronic Social Security Identification initiative which uniquely identify Imo state tax-paying citizens. The initiative is aimed at eliminating the issues of double taxation and ensuring easy accessibility to social benefits.
Speaking during the flag off, the Imo State Governor, Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, who was represented by his Deputy, Hon. Engr. Gerald Irona revealed that the Social Benefit Number will allow Imo citizens access government loans and grants, among other social benefits.
Adding his voice, the Executive Chairman of Imo Internal Revenue Service, Nze Charles Onwunali, disclosed that the unique ID number is a prerequisite for applying and accessing government loans and grants, registration of business and property, and payment for government services.
Also importantly, the Imo State Social Benefit Number will eliminate double taxation in all forms.
Speaking further, the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Technical Matters, Hon. Chinonso Uduocha noted that the Imo State Social Benefit Number is very necessary for the residents of the state, saying that it will help provide a database to easily allocate social benefits to Imo citizens.
To obtain your unique IMSSBN, walk into any Government office or visit the self-service portal on https://iirs.im.gov.ng for self-enrollment.
The Imo State Social Benefit Number (IMSSBN) is championed by the Imo Internal Revenue Service (IIRS).
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