Kenya Revenue Crackdown Causing Clearance Delays

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As always, Missionary Expediters is here to provide our partners with relevant updates. 

Kindly note as of Friday, May 10, 2019, local news outlets have reported numerous Kenya Revenue Authority officials have been arrested on accusations of corruption and tax evasion.

The practices in question include facilitation of irregular/fraudulent clearance of cargo, fraudulent amendment of tax returns to help taxpayers evade taxes and the irregular issuance of Tax Compliance Certificates. Due to these arrests, there have been reports of customs clearance delays.

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