Electronic tax registers commonly reffered in by it's abbreviation as ETR machines is a cash register with fiscal memory that keeps a record of all transactions for the purpose of traders and business owners accounting for VAT charged at the time of making sale.

The rollout of of Electronic Tax REgisters in Kenya was done in the year 2005 as a means of streamlining the collection of Value Added Tax (VAT) and to minimise the instances of tax evasion. 

Kenya Revenue authority has embraced automation over the years with the aim of improving service delivery and specifically to prevent cases of Tax payment evasion. This resulted in the introduction of implementation of electronic tax invoice.

The new ETR Approved by KRA now sold by Advatech Office Supplies

Advatech Office Supplies Limited is the KRA Approved supplier of Datecs brand of ETR machine