Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) Commissioner General Mr Githii Mburu has
today handed over a taxpayer’s award to the Ministry of Interior &
Coordination of National Government that was received by Cabinet Secretary,Dr Fred Matiangi.
The award was in recognition of the Ministry as a top Public Sector Agency in2020, having demonstrated the highest levels of tax compliance through
consistent filing of PAYE and also paying taxes both on time, and in advance
before due date.
Speaking during the handing over ceremony of the award at the Ministry of
Interior & Coordination of National Government offices, Harambee House, CS
Matiangi appreciated KRA for its role in the country’s development agenda.
He affirmed the Ministry’s support to KRA in revenue collection.
The CS called upon all government agencies to work as a unit for efficient
service delivery to Kenyans. He urged Kenyans to support the Government in
all aspects including paying of taxes.
“Kenyans must love their country enough to do the right thing and ensure
Government’s success”, said CS Matiangi. He invited KRA to be an integral
part of his team and be open to discuss tax compliance matters.
KRA Commissioner General Mr Githii Mburu lauded the Ministry for the
critical role it plays in the economic development of the country. Mr Mburu
said that KRA will continue partnering with the Ministry of Interior &
Coordination of National Government as the Authority executes its mandate
of revenue collection.
He noted that the Ministry has been supportive to KRA especially in offering
enforcement measures and interception of smuggled goods along the
transport corridors. He congratulated the Ministry for being among the top
tax compliant Public Sector Agency.