Keroche Breweries Limited has has found itself in a turmoil after it failed to show its tax statement.

This follows a legal tussled as the CEO Tabitha Karanja lost a portrayed disputed with the Kenya Revenue Authority.

The Tax Appeal Tribunal has ordered Keroche Breweries Limited to pay off Sh. 9 billion in what is seem to be a legal tussle over tax arrears.

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The Brewery is said to have lost the case against Kenya Revenue Authority hence therefore forced to part ways with the stated amount.

Keroche Breweries has in recent times found itself in legal battles concerned with its corporate operations and business competition with brew giants like the East African Breweries Limited (EABL).

This is said to be associated with unfair trade practices whereby EABL introduced a  measure of putting company’s brand on liquor bottles which are termed as “Euro bottle” meant to be used by any brewing company with no individual ownership of the bottles.

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Keroche Breweries CEO Tabitha Karanja went on to seek court injunction stopping EABL from branding Euro bottles which were seemingly of the same type with Keroche’s Summit Lager.

More to follow…