Is your car one of the ones that KRA has recalled? Here is the list
The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has issued a recall notice for 119 vehicles to verify owners and check importation documents.
In a notice issued on September 26, 2023, the taxman said owners of the vehicles will be required to submit documentation to prove ownership of the vehicles, in addition to the import documents.
Following the publishing of the recall notice, owners of the listed vehicles have been asked to present the vehicles together with the original ownership, transfer and importation documents to the to the Commissioner of Intelligence.
The owners of the said motor vehicles have been directed to take them for inspection at their offices in Forodha House – Mombasa, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) – Nairobi, Kiptagich House – Eldoret, Nakuru – Generation House George Morara Avenue, Nyeri – Veka Plaza, Isiolo – Landmark Hotel or Kisumu Swan Centre.
Failure to voluntarily report to KRA between September 27 to October 6, 2023.
“The registered owners of the listed vehicles are required to take notice of Section 204 of the East African Community Customs Management Act, 2004,” the notice read.
Those who fail to comply with the directive risk hefty penalties, according to KRA.
The Act states that whoever fails to comply with the directives of presenting their vehicle attracts a fine amounting to over Sh732,000 ($5,000).
“A person who, when required in accordance with this Act to produce any book, document, or other thing, in his or her possession or under his or her control to perform any act, refuses or fails to do so; commits an offence.”
The authority, under the law, has a mandate of listing vehicles that have been found to have either paid their duty or fraudulently registered before being sold to innocent Kenyans.
Here is the list of the vehicles KRA has listed.