The Kenya revenue authority in conjunction with the organisation for economic co-operation and development is conducting a training to equip experts with relevant knowledge to combat tax crimes.
The two-week programme will improve the ability of tax crime investigators to detect and fight tax offenses and other financial crimes including money laundering and corruption.
The programme which will be held under the auspices of the Africa academy for tax and financial crime investigation will run from 11th June to 22nd June at the Kenya school of monetary studies.
More than 48 participants from over 18 countries across Africa are taking part in the programme.
A 2014 study by the University of Nairobi notes that tax evasion is one of the most prevalent tax crimes and greatly impairs taxation objectives thus creating a gulf between actual and potential government tax revenue.
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