Defaulted land rents due to the Ministry of Lands will now be collected by the Kenya Revenue Authority . Previously KRA has dabbled in collections of local rates for the Nairobi and Mombasa cities but will now collect defaulted annual ground rents/rates due with penalties, for defaulters after each January 31, clearly spelt out as follows:
– July 2005 to date: 12% p.a. or 1% p.m.
– Jan 2001 to Jun 2005: 24% p.a. of the outstanding rent
– Jan 1996 to June 2000: 12% of annual rent
– Prior to 1995: 50% of annual rent
Payment can be made through KCB NBK and Co-op bank branches.