Motorists to continue paying dues to KRA despite transfer of functions to NTSA
22 April 2016, 14:38
Nairobi - The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has clarified that it still holds the sole mandate of collecting revenue from motor vehicles and auto dealers despite transferring the transport department to National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) in 2014. NTSA came in to force in 2012.
In a notice to the public, the taxman said it will continue to collect fees on registration of motor vehicles and trailers, licensing of motor vehicles and trailers, drivers and conductors. These functions were transferred to NTSA.
“Whereas the above mentioned in the NTSA Act were transferred to NTSA, revenue collections pertaining to the above still remains with KRA,” noted the taxman.
Other functions transferred to NTSA but whose payment is and will still be made to KRA include transfer of motor vehicle ownership, licensing of motor vehicle dealers, drivers and instructors and driving schools and issuance of duplicate registration books. Others are issuance of driving licenses and copy of vehicle records.
KRA however clarified that fees such as court orders, police bond, caveat, tape lift reports and service delivery will be handled by other Government agencies.
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