|Investigations and Enforcement|
Mandate of Investigations & Enforcement Department
Investigation & Enforcement (I&E) Department’s goal is to promote tax compliance through efficient investigations, penalizing, prosecuting and publicizing cases of tax evasion or gross negligence involving all revenue Acts administered by KRA.
The department’s policy is to prosecute all cases where a full scale investigation has been carried out and evidence indicates guilt beyond reasonable doubt.
Mission of Investigations & Enforcement Department
“To proactively and professionally prevent, investigate, and deter Tax Crime in order to enhance voluntary compliance and promote confidence in Tax Administration System”
Structure of Investigations and Enforcement Department
The department has five Divisions:
Their role is to gather intelligence to support investigations. The Division also manages informer rewards scheme.
Their role is to carry out tax crime investigations for either prosecution purposes, tax recovery or both.
The coordinating office of cases under courts of law, tax appeals tribunal and alternative dispute resolution. The Division is also responsible for tracing assets and properties and preserving them for pending investigations.
Their role is to provide security, take statements, make arrests and carry out Surveillance operations.
They are responsible for service delivery coordination, internal audit and ISO issues, operations risk management, research and development, and administration.