Category: Henry Rotich

Kenya: ‘Kenya Losing Billions to Tax Havens’

The government has been accused of opening a loophole that allows super rich individuals and multinational companies to avoid taxes. The Tax Justice Network (TJN), a lobby group, has sued the government over agreements, which it says are robbing Kenya of the ability to raise revenues domestically, driving the country… – Continue reading

KRA reaches out to former employees

Major tax administration reforms are expected after Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) Commissioner General John Njiraini was made to cut short the release of quarter one performance on Monday following a call from State House. KRA has already moved to deepen its capacity by inviting former employees to boost its capacity… – Continue reading

Lobby sues Treasury CS over ‘illegal’ tax deal with Mauritius

A tax civil society has sued National Treasury Secretary Henry Rotich over an ‘illegal’ agreement signed with Mauritius, in a major litigation that could affect thousands of companies operating in Kenya. The suit filed at the High Court by Tax Justice Network-Africa (TJN-A) demands that Rotich withdraws a taxation treaty… – Continue reading