KRA To Start Collecting Revenue In Nairobi After Power Deal


The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) will take over revenue collection in Nairobi County following developments that saw governor Mike Sonko cede most county functions to the national government.

The deed of transfer signed between the two levels of government hands to the national government the responsibility of collecting all revenue collected from health, transport, urban planning and public works services.

These includes parking fees, business licenses and approval rates for constructions in the capital city. Kenya Revenue Authority will takeover all revenue collection duties in Nairobi.

The transferred functions will be financed from both the Consolidated Fund and the County Revenue Fund.

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The National Government will take over functions of the County Health services, County Transport services, County Public Works, Utilities and Ancillary services and County Government Planning and Development.

Staffers these departments such as doctors, nurses, engineers and urban planners will be seconded to the national government.

The deed of transfer shall be effective within three weeks from yesterday (February 25) and shall remain in force for a period of two years, that is renewable.

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