The COTU Secretary General Francis Atwoli has recently attacked popular blogger, Cypian Nyakundi after he posted a video of Atwoli enjoying sweet moments with his wife Mary Kilobi. The vocal blogger tagged the video and forwarded it to KRA to expose how he displayed his lavish lifestyle online.
The taxman is not happy with the revenue collection and payment strategies. Today the Authority was celebrating the taxpayers day at Windsor golf club on Kiambu. In what is described as a warning to thise evading tax, they had a special message. The taxman was not happy with how several individuals continue to post a good life in social media yet they offer very little as tax.
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) is set to reign hard on Kenyans if the new proposals on African wax print fabric commonly known as ‘Kitenge’ become a reality. The Taxman recently announced that the ‘Kitenge’ fabric will now undergo tougher verification in stringent measures as it aims at subjecting importers to tighter checks in a race to seal tax leakages.
The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has recently revealed that all staffs working under the company will start wearing special form of camera known as cams. According to report from Githii Mburu the company commissioner, the cameras will enable in curbing bribery. The company revealed that those who will be targeted are staffs working in the domestic tax department and those who are working in border areas.
Kenya Revenue Authority commissioner general Githii Mburu has directed that the authority should not reopen embattled Keroche Breweries Limited. Since they reopened the factory in Naivasha in March of this year, he has underlined that the brewer has constantly refused to abide by the conditions of their agreement.
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) which is associated with regulations of taxes and other services has today made a crucial announcement to the public following theft cases, cheating and bribery which is noted in the country. According to the source, KRA taxman had today says that they are going to start using wearable camera's which is called body cams purposely aimed in curbing the tax offenders.
Kenya Revenue Authority surveillance to Start Wearing Cameras In Bid To Curb tax cheating and Bribery
Kenya Revenue authority is a body form by government to assess, collect and account for all revenues in accordance with the written laws and the specified provisions of the constitution.KRA has been doing different measures to assess and control domestic tax collection. Some of the measures are, like the use of cameras.
For the social media users, your postings may now land you in the jaws of the tax man, if your information while filing the tax returns don't match the life you are living. This comes after the Kenya Revenue Authorities now announce that they will intensify the haunt for the tax evader by monitoring the lifestyle of Kenyans through the social media pages, including the Facebook, Instagram and Snap chats.
If you are a Kenyan who posts bountiful lifestyle on all your social media platforms be wary of the tax man. Kenya Revenue Authority administrator Githii Mburu now says they will review if your lifestyle matches your taxes. “In the social media, we have some people posting some nice things.
Kenyans are much surprised after a proposed tax inflation is about to take its course, the report was prepared by Sir. Githii Mburu who is a Senior KRA Commissioner. Having most of the middle citizens experiencing unstable economy and others living hand to mouth, it is mostly going to be worse for them.
Kenyans who flaunt their opulent lifestyles on social media will be closely inspected and evaluated by the Kenya Revenue Authority to determine if their spending matches their earnings.Commissioner of the Kenya Revenue Authority, Githii Mburu, has stated that they would now begin focusing on social media posts in order to collect more taxes and punish defaulters.
The Kenya revenue authority is set to effect tax changes that will affect over 31 commodities. Through a tax notice, Commissioner general Githii Mburu reviewed upwards the excise duty for specific products excluding fuel products. The move is aimed at taking into account the rate of inflation for the financial year 2020/2021 which is averaged at 4.9 per cent.
The National Treasury and the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) are in a spirited battle to quell a push for tax cuts. For the latter, an appeal has been filed challenging the suspension of the minimum tax which was deemed as unconstitutional while the tax man is further prepared to fight it out to implement inflationary adjustments on excise duty.
Kenya Revenue Authority is now spying on kenyans who post lavish lifestyles on social media such as Instagram, facebook,snapchat and even twitter and are paying very little or no taxes.This affects those who post pictures of luxurious cars,throwing of expensive parties,going for expensive vacations,living in luxurious houses,having luxurious amenities,wearing expensive brands among others.
The Kenya revenue authority has announced that they have acquired modern tools that will help in tracking down Kenyans evading taxes but live a lavish lifestyle on social media. According to Kenya revenue authority the technology will help in assessing one's bank accounts and lifestyle in general, before their tax records are evaluated.
In what they term as generating more revenue to meet their targets, KRA will now be targeting individuals displaying lavish lifestyles on social media but are not contributing to the country's revenue, or are contributing less compared to the lifestyle they flaunt online. The KRA commissioner General Githii Mburu has announced that a crackdown will be established on people who seem to be living a luxurious life, but their revenue records don't match with the kind of lifestyle displayed.
For Kenyans on social media who portray flashy and opulent lifestyles, the music is about to stop, as the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) plans to follow up on their timelines and cross-check with tax records to determine if they are compliant. The taxman observes that a growing number of Kenyans are flaunting their opulent lifestyles online while barely paying taxes.
Fake It Till You Make It Mantra Set Stop With The New KRA Plan To Monetize Social Media Big Spenders
"The much-discussed plan to use social media to screen lifestyle and catch up with tax dodgers has led to increased requests on compliance," KRA says. It says there is a consistent rise in citizens trying to know their tax compliance status. KRA Deputy Commissioner responsible for Marketing and Communications Grace Wandera said KRA effectively uses innovative arrangements, including online media checking tools.
KRA is a governmental institution that collects taxes and revenues in Kenya. The government depends on the taxes in order to operate the governments activities and budgeting. Its quite unfortunate how most Kenyans do not pay taxes and still want the government to deliver the best services to them.
Kenya revenue authority commissioner general Githii Mburu has said that his officers are now spending time on social media, trolling Kenyans who are posting photos of luxurious cars,throwing expensive parties and living lavishly to ensure that their taxes equals their image. Kenya revenue authority commissioner general Githii Mburu further added that they will be doing a continous social media lifestyle audit.