THE EFFECT OF TAX ADMINISTRATION ON REVENUE GENERATION IN ENUGU STATE. (A CASE STUDY OF THE STATE BOARD OF INTERNAL REVENUE ENUGU STATE)

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                                                               ABSTRACT
The level of revenue generated in the state has been in a declining form due to poor administration and collections of taxes and lack of proper return of accounts. These are the negative effects that affect government revenue generation which are targeted to meet her basic functions like provision of basic amenities for her citizenry in the state. The aim of this research study is to evaluate the effect of tax administration on revenue generation to the Enugu state government. The research design adopted in this study was survey research method. Primary and secondary sources of data were used in collecting information which was analyzed using simple percentages and hypothesis tested using chi – square statistical method at 0.05 level of significant for validity and to make decisions. Findings show that there was rampant incidence of tax evasion and avoidance in the state, and the tax administration in Enugu state is inadequate, not effective and not efficiently managed thus: inadequate staff and facilities also hinder tax administration and collection. The researcher, in the final analysis drew a lasting conclusion, some of which are:- the apathy of Enugu state people towards payment of tax could be reduced by involving them in the decision making of tax administration, collection and utilization of the tax revenue. The environment should be made better by both the government and its agencies. The staff of the SBIR Enugu should be well remunerated and ensure adequate administration of tax laws in accordance with the laid down rules and regulations.


 TABLE OF CONTENT
COVER PAGE------------------------------------------------------------------------
TITLE PAGE-------------------------------------------------------------------------i
APPROVAL PAGE------------------------------------------------------------------ii
DEDICATION-----------------------------------------------------------------------iii
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT-----------------------------------------------------------iv
ABSTRACT--------------------------------------------------------------------------v
TABLE OF CONTENT-------------------------------------------------------------vi
CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION
1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY---------------------------------------------1
1.2 STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM -----------------------------------------8
1.3 OBJECTIVE OF THE STUDY ------------------------------------------------9
1.4 RESEARCH QUESTION -----------------------------------------------------10
1.5 STATEMENT OF HYPOTHESIS--------------------------------------------12
1.6 SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY-------------------------------------------12
1.7 SCOPE OF THE STUDY-----------------------------------------------------13
1.8 LIMITATION OF THE STUDY---------------------------------------------14
1.9 DEFINITION OF TERMS---------------------------------------------------15
CHAPTER TWO: REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE
2.1 GENERAL OVERVIEW ABOUT THE STUDY----------------------------17
2.2 ORIGIN OF TAXATION-----------------------------------------------------20
2.3 TAX ADMINISTRATION-------------------------------------------------------------24
2.4 PURPOSE OF TAXATION------------------------------------------------------------27
2.5 QUALITIES OF A GOOD TAX SYSTEM--------------------------------------------31
2.6 CLASSIFICATION OF TAXES-------------------------------------------------------34
2.7 ENUGUSTATE BOARD OF INTERNAL REVENUE------------------------------46
2.8 THE REVENUE GENERATION IN ENUGU THROUGH TAX -------------------48
2.9 INADEQUATE STAFF AND FACILITIES HINDER TAX GENERATED--------49 REVENUE IN ENUGU STATE
2.10 INCIDENCES OF TAX EVASION AND AVOIDANCE IN ENUGU STATE----52
2.11 EFFORTS MADE BY ENUGU STATE BOARD OF INTERNAL REVENUE TO IMPROVE REVENUE GENERATION--------------------------------------------56
REFERENCE ------------------------------------------------------------------------62
CHAPTER THREE: RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
3.1 INTRODUCTION --------------------------------------------- 63
3.2 RESEARCH DESIGN --------------------------------------------- 63
3.3 AREA OF THE STUDY--------------------------------------------- 63
3.4 POPULATION OF THE STUDY --------------------------------------------- 63
3.5 SOURCES OF DATA COLLECTION-------------------------------------------- 64
3.6 DETERMINATION OF SAMPLE SIZE ---------------------------------------------65
3.7 METHOD OF DATA ANALYSIS --------------------------------------------- 66
3.8 VALIDITY TEST --------------------------------------------- 68 3.9 RELIABILITY TEST --------------------------------------------- 68
REFERENCE
CHAPTER FOUR: PRESENTATION, INTERPRETATION AND ANALYSIS OF DATE
4.1 DATA PRESENTATION-------------------------------------------------------------70
4.2 DATA ANALYSIS -------------------------------------------------------------------70
4.3 TEST OF HYPOTHESIS -------------------------------------------------------------83
CHAPTER FIVE: SUMMARY OF FINDINGS , CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATION
5.1 SUMMARY OF FINDINGS--------------------------------------------------------92
5.2 CONCLUSION-------- --------------------------------------------------------------94
5.3 RECOMMENDATION -------------------------------------------------------------96
BIBLIOGRAPHY-------------------------------------------------------------------------98
APPENDICES-----------------------------------------------------------------------------100