Regulate operationsSagas help to regulate operations within specific sub-sectors. Some of the agencies that have cleared their arrears include the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority and the Communications Authority of Kenya. Leading the pack of non-compliant agencies is the National Construction Authority, which is yet to pay Sh1.8 billion, while the Kenya Bureau of Standards owes Sh991 million and the Water Resources Authority has arrears of Sh566 million. The Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority owes Sh243 million, the Kenya Maritime Authority owes Sh607 million while the National Transport and Safety Authority is yet to pay Sh1.6 million. The Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service owes Sh283 million, while the Public Procurement Oversight Authority is yet to pay Sh313 million.
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Several yearsThe Kenya Industrial Research and Development Institute has a bill of Sh25 million, the Kenya Meat Commission owes Sh47 million, while the Kenya Safari Lodges and Hotels is yet to pay Sh30 million. KRA further states that Mombasa Water Supply and Sanitation Services Company owes Sh16 million, Tavevo Water owes Sh23 million, Nyandarua Water and Sanitation Company owes Sh277,000, and Olkejuado Water and Sewerage Company is yet to pay Sh2.4 million. Last month, the agency said five sugar companies owe Sh20.8 billion in tax arrears. The amount, KRA elaborated, includes value-added tax, Pay As You Earn and excise duty, among other payments that have accumulated over several years. (pictured) to ensure that all eligible taxpayers pay their fair share of taxes.