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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