KRA Puts measures to fight against corruption, improves revenue collection

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The Kenya Revenue Authority, KRA, has put a raft of measures to fight against corruption. The measures saw the tax man to record an enhanced revenue collection from Kshs. 1.365 trillion in the 2016-2017 financial year to Kshs. 1.435 Trillion in the 2017-2018 financial year. This is one of the many successes that KRA has recorded this year. Increased compliance by Taxpayers , Improved service Delivery  and Reduced face-to-face contact between KRA staff and taxpayers are other successes that the Tax Man takes pride in.

To fight corruption, KRA has embraced Information and Communication Technology,  ICT ,and other innovations to fight corruption. These innovations are: Integrated Customs Management System (iCMS); Automation of registration, filing and payment of taxes through the iTax Platform; Regional Electronic Cargo Tracking System (RECTS); Installation of command center’s in Mombasa and Nairobi (iScan); Installation of smart gates at the port of Mombasa; Customer Relationship Management System to enhance customer experience and service delivery (iCare) and activation of Gap Analysis on iTax to detect mismatch of invoices.



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