KENYA’S HIGH COURT STRIKES DOWN TAX AGREEMENT WITH OFFSHORE HAVEN MAURITIUS

ICIJ on 19th March reported that Kenya’s High Court has struck down a tax agreement with offshore haven Mauritius, describing it as a potentially significant precedent for other African nations’ efforts to staunch billions of dollars in lost revenue.  Tax Justice Network-Africa had argued that that the double tax avoidance agreement was unconstitutional, and Kenya’s government had failed to follow constitutional requirements for ratification.

https://www.icij.org/blog/2019/03/treaty-to-dodge-kenyan-tax-deemed-unconstitutional/

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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