TSC EXCLUSIVE NEWS: TEACHERS SERVICE COMMISSION, TSC EXTENDS DEADLINE FOR 2019 WEALTH DECLARATION NON-COMPLIANT TEACHERS
TSC RELEASES A NEW LIST OF TSC ONLINE WEALTH DECLARATION NON-COMPLIANT TEACHERS AND EXTENDS DEADLINE, HERE ARE THE DETAILS
The Teachers Service Commission, TSC has extended the deadline for the 2017-2019 wealth declaration by one week to enable the 9,855 teachers, non-compliant teachers, to file their wealth declaration online.
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Through an internal memo dated January 7 2020 by the TSC addressed to all county directors, the Commission has extended the wealth declaration deadline for one week to enable teachers who were unable to declare their wealth online due to the December 31 2019 deadline do so.
According to the most recent TSC data, a total of 9, 855 teachers and 120 TSC secretariat staff were yet to submit their declarations for the 2017-2019 two-year-period by December 31 2019 (initial deadline).
This according to the TSC memo is a contravention of the law since all civil servants are expected to declare their wealth online after every two years.
NEW TSC ONLINE WEALTH DECLARATION DEADLINE
According to the TSC memo, non-compliant teachers and TSC secretariat staff have up to 14th January 2020 to declare their wealth online.
The TSC portal will hence remain open for one week that is between January 8 and January 14 2020 to enable those affected to declare their wealth online.
According to the TSC memo, county directors are expected to give feedback to the Commission on all non-compliant teachers after 14th January 2020.
TSC NON-COMPLIANT TEACHERS’ PENALTY
According to the Commission, teachers who will not have declared their wealth online by January 14 2020 or those who give false information risk a hefty fine of Kshs 1 million or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 1 year or both upon conviction.
WHO SHOULD DECLARE WEALTH ONLINE AND AFTER HOW LONG?
All civil servants are expected to declare their wealth online every two years. This includes all TSC-employed teachers whether on leave, suspension or interdiction.