Nairobi, Sept. 14 -- The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) dragnet has recovered Sh330 million in taxes from suppliers trading with county governments.

The millions, the taxman said, were netted over a period of three years following investigations on tax evasion by traders transacting with the devolved units.

KRA Commissioner for Investigations and Enforcement David Yego said the taxes comprise value added tax (VAT), income and withholding taxes.

"Kenya Revenue Authority has in the past three years received intelligence reports of tax evasion by various business entities trading with county governments. We are confident that additional taxes shall be recovered from these suppliers," said Mr Yego.

During the investigations, he said, KRA est...