Kenya’s tax agency KRA appoints two commissioners to enhance leadership capacity

KENYA – The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has announced the appointment of two substantive Commissioners as part of an ongoing leadership capacity enhancement programme. KRA’s Commissioner-General Githii Mburu, in a media brief, confirmed that the Board has appointed  Lilian Anyango Nyawanda as Commissioner of Customs and Border Control and Dr. Edward Kinyua Karanja as Commissioner of Investigation and Enforcement. The Commissioner-General said that the two roles are key pillars in delivering KRA’s vision to be a Globally Trusted Revenue Agency facilitating Tax and Customs compliance. “At KRA, we are pleased…

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Kenya Revenue Authority appoints Rispah Simiyu Domestic Tax Commissioner

KENYA – The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has appointed Mrs Rispah Simiyu as the new Commissioner for Domestic Taxes effective October 22, 2020. Domestic Taxes Department accounts for 65% of Kenya’s revenue collections and Simiyu has been tasked with the role of delivering on this mandate.  In her current role as Deputy Commissioner in charge of the Tax Dispute Resolution, she has grown the dispute resolution profile over the years from settlement of 90 disputes to 284 disputes from 2018 to 2020. Mrs. Simiyu is a seasoned and grounded tax…

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