Former Jack And Jill Proprietor Taken To Court By KRA For Failing To Pay Tax

by Mahakamani News

Former Jack And JillOwner (center) arriving in court

The 1998 Kenya Revenue Authority demand notice  of Sh 134 million withheld  has tax by Chairman of Board of directors of Jack and Jill  Mr Schoon  Noorani.

The  commission issued a notice  by filing a judicial review proceedings against the businessman, the matter has now been reawakened  and is set for hearing on 11 September 2018 before the head of  Judicial Review Division Justice Pauline Nyamweya.

 Mr Nooran, according  to the KRA has  for many years  not remitted taxes to the commission has required by law.  Inview in of desperation and anticipation that KRA might seize his properties he  filed an application dated 13 June 2018 seeking to set aside orders obtained by KRA freezing;s several bank accounts.

 KRA did obtain  orders prohibiting him from accessing  his  bank accounts located at Fina bank, Guardian bank situated at View Park  Towers, Cooperative bank and Jack and Jill Extravaganza. The move by  the commission was caused in failure by Mr Schoon  neglecting to honour his tax obligation  to satisfy what  is required of  business enterprises. 

 The  treader did not offer any explanation the withholding taxes due to the government. The commission says  that there were several demand letters send to Mr Schoon  asking him to oblige to the demand and  pay the mount sought.

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