Economics

Ukur Yatani Wins Jomo Kenyatta Literary Prize for Fiction for his work on Kenya’s 21/22 Budget

Treasury CS Hon. Ambassador Ukur Kanacho Yatani has won the 2021 Jomo Kenyatta Literary Prize for Fiction for his role in preparing Kenya’s financial year 2021/22 national budget. The University of York graduate was awarded for using spreadsheets and others tools to present the greatest work of fiction ever, using numbers. This culminated in the […]

Economics

KRA to Limit Filing Nil Tax Returns to Three Times

Kenya Revenue Authority is planning to limit the number of times that a person can file nil returns to three years, the maximum time after which a human being must be commercially viable. Speaking during a taxpayers sensitization week, KRA director general said that an increasing number of Kenyans were filing nil returns, yet their […]

Economics

Graduate Engineers will No Longer Pay Tax in Kenya

Graduate Engineers in Kenya will be laughing all the way to the bank after recent change of the Pay as You Earn Tax policy will see them exempted from paying the dreaded income tax. The new guidelines will see all the graduate engineers become the envy of other professions such as the medics, accountants, teachers […]

Governance Social

KRA to Start Taxing all Dowry Payments from 2022

The taxman in Kenya is on steroids and this time round, no coin will be left unturned. Starting January 2022, Kenya Revenue Authority will start taxing all dowry payments in an attempt to check the budget deficit that has been widened by the runaway corruption in Kenya. This is also in line with the government’s […]

Economics

Kenya to Start Taxing Goodwill and Exposure

The taxman in Kenya has been let loose and starting July 2021, Kenya will start taxing any form of payment that is received in form of goodwill and exposure. In the move aimed at netting interns and other people who are working for free and being paid in form of exposure, National Treasury CS Ukur […]

Governance Politics

Kenyans Asked to Choose Either Dynasty Thieves or Hustler Thieves

Kenyans are in a dilemma after being asked to make a decision on whether to continue with the dynasty thieves, or start life afresh with a new breed of hustler thieves. The offer was given by politicians who had come together to discuss the future of Kenya and forge a way forward that the whole […]