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Value Added Tax (VAT)

Relief at the pump as EPRA reduces petroleum prices

Reading Time: 3 minutes The government’s promise to lower the cost of fuel came to pass yesterday with a reduction in prices across the […]

Consumers outraged as petrol prices hit historic high

Reading Time: 2 minutes Kenyans expressed anger and disgust after fuel prices went up by at least Sh7. The displeasure was further aired when […]

New business growth picks up in August, survey shows

Reading Time: 2 minutes Kenya’s private sector activity improved for a fourth straight month in August as firms saw a faster expansion in new […]

Resident seeks deferral of levy on cooking gas

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bernice Mbugua and Lewis Njoka A resident of Nairobi City County has moved to court seeking orders to suspend the […]

Parliament to probe fuel fund utilisation, sharp rise in prices

Reading Time: 2 minutes PETITION: National Assembly has been petitioned to review the governance framework for the management of the Petroleum Development Levy Fund. […]

Report queries missing Sh5.4b for Dongo Kundu

Reading Time: 2 minutes Mercy Mwai @wangumarci National Assembly’s Committee on Trade has raised concerns over a Sh5.36 billion grant from the Japanese government […]

Bakers fault proposed VAT on bread

Reading Time: 3 minutes For many years, bread has remained the king of breakfast for many Kenyans since it is affordable and easily available. […]

EATTA urges State to zero-rate levy on tea

Reading Time: < 1 minute The East Africa Tea Trade Association (EATTA) wants the government to zero-rate Value Added Tax (VAT) on tea to cushion […]

LPG tax to ‘roll back’ sector gains

Reading Time: 2 minutes Plans to re-introduce Value Added Tax (VAT) on cooking gas could be counter-productive as the government tries to raise more […]

Tough times ahead as tax breaks come to an end

Reading Time: 3 minutes Anthony Mwangi and Lewis Njoka Kenyans should brace themselves for tougher economic times ahead after Parliament approved the removal of Covid-19 […]