Kenya Revenue Authority

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Corruption has an effect on taxes in Kenya

That Kenya is a corrupt country and a lot of money is lost through corruption is not a secret. President Uhuru Kenyatta admitted that the Government of Kenya loses KShs 2 billion every day to corruption, which is more than 25% of the government budget.

Businesses in Kenya will pay tax whether they are profitable or not

Companies in Kenya will start paying a minimum tax of 1% of their gross turnover, irrespective of whether they make a profit or a loss. This tax is payable quarterly.

Many government websites are rarely updated

Demand for information usually informs how it is supplied, especially from governments. While there are many documents and policy papers that various government offices are supposed to supply periodically, most of them are usually not posted online.

Kenya’s proposed new digital tax targets Big Tech

Kenya's government is looking to introduce a tax for companies such as Google, Facebook, Netflix and more for all the income they generate in the country. However, already Google has stated that Kenya risks evoking trade wars.

Taxman-as-a-Service

Some thoughts on how Kenya Revenue Authority can become more innovative and adopt an open innovation mindset, with the key agenda of opening up core parts of iTax and complementing systems to third parties via robust and secure Application Programming Interfaces (APIs).