Jigawa State Internal Revenue Service


1.       They are to ensure and encourage complete compliance to all stipulated Tax Laws and provisions of the financial regulations by all operating units of the service.

2.       They are to ensure that all issued security documents are used as stipulated by the existing governing rules and also should crosscheck and recommend before the issuance.

3.       They are to carry out statutory Tax Audit of almost all Directed Employer’s (both Government and Commercial) operating within the state-in liaison with other field officers.

4.       Receiving, crosschecking and reconciliation of all banks statements against actual collection made on monthly basis.

5.       They are to expose and stopped the Issuance of bad/stale cheques to Government by Tax payers (especially by Directed Employers).

6.       Retention for crosschecking the introduce, accumulated system form against the total number of plate numbers sold and other Road charges/ Tax.

7.       Any Adhoc duties by The Executive Chairman-or his Directors especially Director collection with regard to administration of Road Taxes.

8.       An immediate’ appraisal report of any assignment to the Director plaining, Research and Statistics within a week after its completion.


The Persistent systematic Development of revenue knowledge to our Tax Payers and maximum collection of Tax Revenue at less cost by using modern technology method.


Create a Tax Revenue Electronic Payments infrastructure system that can be Nationally utilized by all revenue payers in the State and Nation in general.

Our Services

Direct Assessment

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Personal Income Tax

Personal Income Tax is tax that is levied on the income of individuals who are either in employment or are engaged in their own business. The Tax encompasses both PAYE and Direct Assessment.

Withholding Tax

These are taxes paid on contract awarded by establishments; It can also be defined as a government requirement for the payer of an item of income to withhold or deduct tax from the payment, and pay that tax to the government.

Capital Gain Tax

Capital Gains Tax is backed by the Capital Gains Tax Act, Cap. 354, LFN 1990. It is the taxation of capital gains accruing on the disposal of assets. 10% of the gain from the sales of a fixed asset


Pay As You Earn (PAYE) is a provision under the Personal Income Tax Act, 2004 (as amended) and it is the taxation of income of individuals derived from employment. This income includes salaries, wages, bonuses, allowances and benefits in kind.

Stamp Duties Tax

The power to collect Stamp Duties by the State Tax Authority is enshrined in Section 4(2) where the State is given the power to  collect the duties in respect of instruments executed between persons or individuals at such rates to be imposed or charged as may be agreed with the Federal Government.