Taxation as an Instrument of Economic Growth and Development in Nigeria

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TAXATION AS AN INSTRUMENT OF ECONOMIC GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA

BY

MOHAMMED NASIR MOHAMMED
08/02AC039

AUG, 2012
CERTIFICATION
This research work has been read and approved as meeting the requirement for the award of Bachelor of Science (Hons.) degree in the Department of Accounting, College of Management sciences, Al-Hikmah University of Ilorin, Ilorin.
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Mr. A.B Uthman DATE
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Mr. R.A Iyanda DATE
HEAD OF DEPARTMENT (ACCOUNTING)
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ABSTRACT
Taxation is identified as a very important tool for national economic development and growth in most societies. Taxes provide sustainable revenue for government to carry out its activities. The government’s activities help in creating and wealth and employment opportunities in the society, creating an avenue for citizens to earn income on which taxes are levied. Through this continuous process the circle of growth and development in the country is sustained.
But in Nigeria there is
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