KRA launches taxpayers month to celebrate compliant Kenyans

KRA called upon the public to participate in the taxpayers’ month activities.

In Summary

•The event, which is organized to appreciate taxpayers for their contribution towards the country's development agenda, will be marked by a long month of customer-centric activities countrywide.

•Wandera said this year’s celebration is significant with KRA having managed to meet and surpass the Financial Year 2020/21 revenue target after eight years wait.

Kenya Revenue Authority headquarter at Times Towers.
KRA HEADQUARTERS: Kenya Revenue Authority headquarter at Times Towers.
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Kenya Revenue Authority will on Monday launch the annual Taxpayer’s Month to celebrate compliant taxpayers for their patriotic act of dutifully remitting their taxes.

KRA called upon the public to participate in the taxpayers’ month activities.

"Through participation, taxpayers will have an opportunity to give feedback on various tax issues that will enable Authority enhance service delivery," Marketing deputy Commissioner Grace Wandera said.

The event, which is organized to appreciate taxpayers for their contribution towards the country's development agenda, will be marked by a long month of customer-centric activities countrywide.

Wandera said this year’s celebration is significant with KRA having managed to meet and surpass the Financial Year 2020/21 revenue target after eight years wait.

KRA posted revenue performance of Sh 1.669.2 Trillion against a target of Sh 1.652.4 Trillion.

Wandera said they have dedicated the month of October to carry out activities geared towards honouring and appreciating all taxpayers.

During the month, KRA will engage in various activities which include; taxpayer appreciation visits, taxpayer education, annual tax summit and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities.

The event will also be marked by Taxpayers Award Ceremony hosted in honour of distinguished taxpayers and officiated by President Uhuru Kenyatta. 

This year’s Taxpayers Month is driven by the theme Pamoja Twaweza.’ 

The theme highlights the collective role and contribution of both taxpayers and KRA towards the current socioeconomic environment.

The launch will be officiated by Cabinet Secretary for National Treasury & Planning Amb Ukur Yatani, KRA Board Chairman Francis Muthaura, KRA Commissioner General among other guests from both private and public sector.