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Kaduna State, Nigeria

Improve ease of doing business (KAD0003)

Overview

At-a-Glance

Action Plan: Kaduna State National Action Plan 2018-2020

Action Plan Cycle: 2018

Status: Active

Institutions

Lead Institution: Kaduna Investment Promotion Agency (KADIPA) fKADCCI IA Umma Yusufj Felix Oloruntoba

Support Institution(s): KADIPA, Kaduna Internal Revenue Service (KADIRS) Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Commerce, Industry & Tourism, Office of Accountant General, Bu-eau of Statistics, Ministry for Local Governments, KASUPDA, KADGIS, Ministry of Works, Housing & Transport, Ministry of Water Resources and Kaduna Power Supply Company (KAPSCO), Kaduna State Committee on Ease of doing Business, Planning and Budget Commission, Ministry of Finance, Local government authority Government CS0s, Private sector, etc_ KADCCIMA, Nigeria Institute of Taxation. NASSI, MAN, ACOMORAN, NBA/SBL, INTERFAITH, MEDIATION, SPRAD KADUNA, UNION BAMA, IGO PEACE MEDIATOR FOUNDATION, FOLLOWTAXES, ACOMRAN, DCDF, ICWYI, FDHSP, REBOOT-PERL, MARKET WOMEN ASSO, YES, NARAYI COMMUNITY ORGANISATIONS, IYPM, CPAED, BREDPAC, ZDA

Policy Areas

E-Government, Legislation & Regulation, Private Sector, Records Management, Subnational

IRM Review

IRM Report: Pending IRM Review

Starred: Pending IRM Review

Early Results: Pending IRM Review

Design i

Verifiable: Pending IRM Review

Relevant to OGP Values: Not Relevant

Potential Impact: Pending IRM Review

Implementation i

Completion: Pending IRM Review

Description

Commitment 3:
Start and end date:
Improve ease of doing business.
Lead IvIDA/CSO: Responsible persons:
September 2018 - August 2020
Kaduna Investment Promotion Agency (KADIPA) fKADCCI IA Umma Yusufj Felix Oloruntoba
Designation: Email and Phone:
Executive Secretary KADIPA (Co-Chair TWG)/ KADCCI MA (Co-Chair TWG)
Other Actors involve in implementation:
umrria.abaki@kdsg.gov.ng 08033033693 / tobafelix@gmail.com 08032506669 KADIPA, Kaduna Internal Revenue Service (KADIRS) Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Commerce, Industry & Tourism, Office of Accountant General, Bu-eau of Statistics, Ministry for Local Governments, KASUPDA, KADGIS, Ministry of Works, Housing & Transport, Ministry of Water Resources and Kaduna Power Supply Company (KAPSCO), Kaduna State Committee on Ease of doing Business, Planning and Budget Commission, Ministry of Finance, Local government authority
Government
CS0s, Private sector, etc_
KADCCIMA, Nigeria Institute of Taxation. NASSI, MAN, ACOMORAN, NBA/SBL, INTERFAITH, MEDIATION, SPRAD KADUNA, UNION BAMA, IGO PEACE MEDIATOR FOUNDATION, FOLLOWTAXES, ACOMRAN, DCDF, ICWYI, FDHSP, REBOOT-PERL, MARKET WOMEN ASSO, YES, NARAYI COMMUNITY ORGANISATIONS, IYPM, CPAED, BREDPAC, ZDA
General problem/challenge addressed by the commitment:
Main Objective:
Brief description of commitment:
The bureaucracy and excessive red-tapizm inherent in government institutions involved in business process constitutes a challenge and makes it difficult for potential and existing investors and entrepreneurs to set up micro, small and medium scale enterprises. Lack of basic and functional infrastructure is another critical challenge which investors face especially in the area of taxation, power and transportation. This also discourage foreign businesses that wish to invest in Kaduna.
To improve the ease of establishing and operating a business in Kaduna by improving the basic infrastructures required to enhance business performance and making government agencies involved in business processes that are more efficient and transparent, which lead to improved revenue generation and employment in the state.
This commitment seeks to initiate and implement reforms, which will make it easier for the private sector to engage with government agencies involved with business process-related services by streamlining the existing processes using innovative technology The commitment will encourage improvements in infrastructures that are critical to the success of businesses and promote timely and efficient service delive.'y in all business process-related services including business registration, licensing, taxation, land acquisition, access to credit, access to electricity, ease of entry and access of goods into the state, and between the LGAs.
Specific OP challenge addressed by commitment:
To review the baseline, based on the ease of doing business charter across all ranking indicators applicable to Kaduna State which will lead to Improvement in Private sector and Public Service delivery of critical development projects, It will facilitate access to business information by potential investors. It will also lead to improved transparency and Integrity in the government and the private.
Rationale for commitment: To improve enabling environment for the establishment and operators of businesses in Kaduna state and to streamline and harmonize the tax regime.
Expected Outcome/impact:
Performance Indicators:
Improved business environment will lead to more jobs being created, higher employment rates and ultimately to a more diversified and improved economy
i. Improved ease of doing business peer ranking of Kaduna in Africa by 2020 Citizens'13MOs and MDAs satisfaction in ease of doing business Government, BMOs and citizens to develop bi-annual action plan cycle for reporting to citizen on tax revenue iv. To achieve issue a circular or re-insertion of the tax for service into the Kaduna state Tax codification law v. Investors' satisfaction with ease of doing business in Kaduna
Specific Activities/Milestones Start Date End date
1 Review targets and service level agreements and standards in the ease of doing business charter
Sep 2018 Dec 2018
2 Sensitization, Enlightenment and Education of all stakeholders including MDAs, BMOs and citizens to meet target and SLA set out in the charter
Jan 2019 Aug 2019
3 Periodic ease for doing business reporting to all stakeholders through all available channels at least twice in a year. Sep 2018 Aug 2020
4 Campaign to promote tax for service at least twice in a year
5 Conduct a taxpayer perception and ease of doing business surveys at least once in two years
Jan 2019 June 2020
Sep 2018 July 2020
Source of Funding: Government funding, development partners, private sector and CS Os within the commitment area