Accounting Department Research project Topic Chapter 1-5 titled – Taxation as A Source Of Government Revenue
This research project examined the significance of Taxation As A Source of Government Revenue, a case study of Ado-Odo/Ota local government. The method and design of the study adopted the survey (descriptive) design in collecting data from the case study sample size of seventy (70) were drawn which is the total population. Data were sourced from primary and secondary methods.
The primary method involved the use of questionnaire methods while the secondary instrument made use of relevant text books, articles in journal, and website information. Analysis of variance (ANOVA) and correlation analysis were used to test hypotheses.
Findings revealed that if government engages in a complete re-organization of the tax administrative machineries, the twin problems of the tax evasion and avoidance will be reduced to a tolerable limit. In conclusion, the emphasis in this is not for the tax board to rush into a serious societal problem but to plan their strategies well and carefully address the major set-back on revenue collection in Nigeria.