Online filing of taxes to be mandatory
15 July 2013, 12:03
Nairobi - Very soon all medium and large taxpayers will be required to file and pay taxes electronically by September in a move that will capture 80 per cent of the taxes.
In a statement to Business Daily, John Njiraini, the Commissioner General at Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) said the rolling out of automated tax payment service named iTAX is currently being piloted and will in August be launched by the Treasury Cabinet secretary Henry Rotich.
Njiraini went on to add that KRA is automating Electronic Tax Registers (ETR) to enable the gadgets to relay entered data real time as part of reforms to improve tax collection efficiency, and they shall also police usage of Excise stamps affixed to cigarettes and alcohol products.
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