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    Keroche now sends residence 370 on KRA lockdown

    Organizations Keroche now sends dwelling 370 on KRA lockdown Friday July 01 2022 Keroche Breweries main govt Tabitha Karanja addresses the media on March 9, 2022. Image | DIANA NGILA | NMG Troubled beer-maker Keroche Breweries has despatched household 370 personnel on indefinite unpaid depart pursuing a protracted tax dispute with the Kenya Earnings Authority (KRA) that has seen it shut down its functions for months. The brewer said on Thursday it has decided to send out its staff household following operational money dried up next the taxman’s closure of the agency on May possibly 15. KRA has vowed not to reopen the brewer, accusing it of disregarding a offer to…

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    We won’t reopen Keroche, says KRA

    Economy We won’t reopen Keroche, says KRA Thursday June 23 2022 KRA commissioner-general Githii Mburu. PHOTO | DIANA NGILA | NMG The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has vowed not to reopen Keroche Breweries, accusing the brewer of disregarding a deal to stagger payment of a disputed Sh22.79 billion tax bill and failing to pay duty after the taxman lifted the blockade on the plant in March. The tough stance against the troubled Naivasha-based-brewer has dimmed an appeal from the firm for a six-month moratorium before beginning to make monthly repayments as per the agreement signed three months ago. Deputy President William Ruto and his top rival and opposition veteran Raila Odinga…

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    KRA staff to wear cameras in war against kickbacks

    Economy KRA staff to wear cameras in war against kickbacks Wednesday June 22 2022 Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) Commissioner-General Githii Mburu. PHOTO | DIANA NGILA | NMG The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) workers will start body-worn cameras in the latest bid to curb tax cheating and crack down on staff bribery that abets duty evasion. The cameras, popularly known as bodycams, will be used mainly by staff who work in the domestic tax department and customs and border control in the latest effort by authorities to fight corruption. Some KRA staff have been accused of helping to fraudulently clear cargo and alter tax returns to help people dodge duty payments. This has seen…