In it, the tax agency asks Ruto to verify what taxes he has paid for income from the sale of eggs.
The letter is dated 3 September 2021 and is signed by “Dr Edward Kinyua Karanja” who is the “Commissioner of Investigation & Enforcement Department”.
The letter was shared just days after Ruto said he made KSh1.5 million a day from the sale of eggs, and mentioned the interview directly: “Your poultry farming enterprise, for instance, as reported by yourself in media interviews generates a daily income of KSh1,500,000 sums of which you remit no taxes to the KRA.”
‘The letter is fake’ – tax authority
On 3 September, KRA posted a copy of the widely circulated letter on their official Facebook page, stamped “FAKE”.
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