Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) and the Eastleigh Business District Association (EBDA) have announced a collaborative partnership to enhance tax compliance.
The collaboration was announced during a leadership round table meeting, where the Commissioner General of KRA, Mr. Humphrey Wattanga, emphasized their commitment to simplifying tax payment processes and enhancing trade facilitation.
Under this partnership, KRA will tailor its engagement and tax outreach strategies to cater to the specific needs of the Eastleigh Business Community, with the ultimate goal of driving greater compliance.
Chairman of EBDA, Mr. Ahmed Abdullahi, welcomed this collaboration, highlighting the positive impact of regular engagements with KRA on the perception of the Authority within the business community.
He stressed the willingness of the Eastleigh Business Community to contribute their fair share of taxes toward the country’s economic goals.
The EBDA leadership has also provided an office space for a Tax Service Office, which has improved customer relations and engagements, further demonstrating their commitment to enhancing tax compliance and facilitating smoother interactions between businesses and KRA.
The Commissioner General affirmed KRA’s dedication to promoting sound tax practices through advocacy for business-friendly legislation and tax harmonization in the East African Community, all in the pursuit of fair and competitive business practices.