Treasury Sets Aside Sh1.2B to Hire KRA Spies in New Efforts to Collect More Tax

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The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has been allocated an additional Sh1.2 billion to hire more intelligence and enforcement agents who will help the tax man detect and apprehend tax fraudsters.

In reviewing the budget for the fiscal year that begins in July, the Parliament’s Budget and Appropriations Committee requested from the Treasury additional billions to help the taxman hire more staff.

The committee increased the budget by Sh81 billion on the expenditure plan the Treasury tabled in Parliament to Sh3.67 trillion.

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