Reprieve for Keroche in tax fight with KRA

Keroche Breweries Chief Executive Officer Tabitha Karanja (left) and her husband Joseph leave Milimani Law Courts on September 2, 2019 after the mention of their tax evasion case. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The Naivasha-based brewer moved to the Court of Appeal in March, fearing that KRA would attach its bank accounts for failing to pay Sh500 million to the KRA.
  • In the petition, Keroche CEO Tabitha Karanja wanted the Sh500 million reviewed, adding that the effects of the coronavirus pandemic including closure of bars and night clubs has hurt its sales.

Keroche Breweries was Thursday directed to pay Kenya Revenue Authority Sh100 million as a condition for stopping the taxman from attaching its accounts over a Sh9.1 billion tax dispute.

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