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Lagos State Government Unifies Tax Payments to Boost Tourism Sector

The Lagos State Government has announced that it has completed preparations to unify tax payments in the tourism sector, aiming to prevent multiple taxations and reduce the tax burden on business owners.

Commissioner for Tourism, Arts, and Culture, Mrs. Toke Benson-Awoyinka, made this known at a stakeholders’ event titled “Addressing current industry challenges, exploring emerging trends, understanding the policy framework, and unveiling collaborative opportunities within the entire hospitality value chain.”

She emphasized the crucial role the hospitality sector plays in the state’s economic development and reiterated the government’s commitment to creating a conducive environment for the sector’s growth.

The commissioner urged stakeholders to embrace technology and innovation to make the industry data-driven and called for support.

She added, “We are continually reviewing our policy frameworks to ensure they support growth, innovation, and sustainability.

Our focus is also on enhancing infrastructure, security, and promoting Lagos as a prime tourist destination.”

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