Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has backed its new corporate strategic plan to help double collections over the next three years.
The taxman has set a target of 2.05 trillion by end of financial year 2017/18, a massive growth from Kshs.1 trillion it raked in during the year 2014/15 fiscal year ended last June.
KRA’s sixth Corporate plan, running under the theme “Building trust through facilitation so as to enhance tax compliance, said Commissioner General, Mr. John Njiraini, will ride on 15 key performance indicators which will see sweeping changes in the internal and external operations of the agency.

Collections, under new KRA’s sixth plan, will be fully automated to a single collection point for all the payments made to the authority through iTax, integrated customs management system and Enterprise Resource Planning.
Under the previous three-year plan, its fifth, revenue grew by an average of 15 per cent.  They rose from Kshs.800.5 billion in 2012/13 to Kshs.963.8 billion in 2013/14 and Kshs.1 trillion in the last financial year 2014/15.
The new plan, Mr. Njiraini said, will leverage on technology to widen the taxpayer base and improve detection capacity through data analytics.
The agency is banking on better relations between it and taxpayers to help shore up customer satisfaction to 80 per cent, and double registered users under its electronic tax filing system, iTax, to four from two million last financial year.

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