The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), as part of its efforts at modernising tax administration in Nigeria, has introduced a Tax Administration Solution (TaxPro-Max) for the ease of Tax compliance.

TaxPro-Max enables seamless registeration, filing, payment of taxes and automatic credit of withholding tax as well as other credits to the Taxpayer’s accounts among other features, TaxPro-Max also provides a single-view to Taxpayers for all transactions with the Service.

To this end, and effective from 7th June 2021, the TaxPro-Max becomes the channel for filing Naira-denominated tax returns.

In view of the foregoing, all Taxpayers are, by this publication, put on notice that:

  1. All Naira denominated tax returns are to be filed via the TaxPro-Max Solution in order to generate the obligatory “Document Identity Number (DIN)”;
  2. Taxpayers will not be able to pay without the DIN; as such, taxpayers wanting to submit their tax returns manually must visit the relevant tax office where FIRS personnel will be on hand to assist them to upload the returns and generate the DIN
  3. In view of the time it might take to upload manual returns and generate the DIN, taxpayers are encouraged to bring manual returns for upload at least, two weeks before the due date;
  4. Qualified Personnel of the service are on hand to assist taxpayers experiencing challenges in filing return on the TaxPro-Max. They may be reached via email (

Taxpayers that are yet get their user credentials are advised to visit the nearest FIRS Tax Office to be on board immediately.

The TaxPro-Max can be accessible via –

Muhammad Nami
Executive Chairman
Federal Inland Revenue Service