African Journal of
Business Management

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Bus. Manage.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1993-8233
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJBM
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 4138

Article in Press

Tax Education and Voluntary Compliance, evidence from Nigeria

Bojuwon Mustapha *,Abidoye, Mobolaji Kafayat and Raji, Sadiq Ademola Agbaje, Abdulganiyy A.

  •  Received: 07 July 2018
  •  Accepted: 16 April 2019
This paper examines the extent of tax education on voluntary compliance in Nigeria in order to promote the level of revenue generation. A quantitative method of analysis was used through descriptive statistic and Chi- square test using Statistical Ppackage for Ssocial Science. Data was administered through survey questionnaire 345 respomdents of which 200 were disrtibuted to the taxpayers and 145 to tax officials. The findings shows that tax education in Nigeria is very important to the government, the FIRB and the taxpayers. An enhanced efficiency in the collection of tax share contributes largely to the socio-economic development of the Nigerian economy. Hence, This paper therefore concludes that tax education plays a significant role on voluntary compliance of tax payment in Nigeria to all the stakeholders in the management of taxes in Nigeria the government, the FIRB and the taxpayers.

Keywords: Tax education, tax compliance, tax awareness, voluntary compliance, tax administration.