Photo Courtesy; Ex President Uhuru Kenyatta in a past action.
President William Ruto's government though Kenya Revenue Authority, KRA has overturned ex President Uhuru Kenyatta's government order that cushioned low earning Kenyans.
In a statement released just some few minutes ago, KRA has announced the suspension of payment of tax relief to enhance the current processes related to the payment of tax refund, exemptions, waivers and abandonments.
Photo Courtesy; President William Ruto.
KRA has revealed that in the past 5 years, it has granted tax relief and incentives totalling Kshs 610 Billion with an average of Kshs 122 Billion per year
Further, the tax collecting body has revealed that suspension of tax relief follows concerns from taxpayer , initiating thf need to restructure rules and procedures governing tax exemptions.
KRA has further said that this move is also part of the aggressive revenue mobilization plan aimed at enhancing revenue collection and redirecting resources to fiance priority growth supporting programmes.
Ex President Uhuru Kenyatta had introduced the tax tariffs to cushion low income families.
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