Kenya: Airtel adds tax payments to mobile money service

Money Transfer

Airtel Kenya has inked a partnership with the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA). The partnership will allow Kenyan citizens the opportunity to pay their taxes through the Airtel Money service.

According to Airtel, it will now allow customers across the country to inquire for KRA services, generate KRA payment reference numbers and make quick payments through Airtel Money.

Airtel also revealed that customers will no longer have to walk into KRA banks to queue to pay their taxes. Airtel has also assured taxpayers, who pay taxes using Airtel Money, that their payments will be cleared, processed and credited to the KRA account in real-time. KRA services can be paid through Airtel Money for amounts up to KES 140,000 per day

Source: ITNews Africa 23 October 2014