ILLICIT FLOWS

KRA targets Sh53 billion from tax evaders

Last year, the taxman missed its target by Sh250 billion, collecting Sh1.44 trillion against its original target of Sh1.69 trillion

In Summary
  • The agency is targeting to charge 600 suspected tax evaders this year as it moves to recover lost revenue
  • According to the Africa Tax Justice Network, Kenya has been losing $400 million (Sh40 billion) every year since 2011 through illicit financial flows

Kenya Revenue Authority is targeting to collect Sh53 billion lost in tax evasion from 118 cases presented to court since January.

Speaking to journalists yesterday, KRA’s commissioner  for ...

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