KRA on right path in pushing for excise tax compliance

Kenya Revenue Authority Commissioner General John Njiraini addresses the Public Investment Committee at Parliament Buildings, Nairobi, on March 29, 2018 regarding the end of his tenure. The country has a huge revenue deficit. PHOTO | SALATON NJAU | NATION MEDIA GROUP

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  • The use of mobile phones to scan products will go a long way in empowering consumers to identify and avoid contraband products.
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The most significant news coming out of the latest review of the performance of the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) is a shortfall in the collection of excise duties during the first six months of the current fiscal year.

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