KRA to Get a Side Hustle by 2024 – William Ruto

President William Ruto has ordered the Kenya Revenue Authority to find a meaningful side hustle to earn money instead of milking hustlers dry through unending taxes. Speaking after receiving the treasury’s handover report, Ruto noted that KRA had been increasing its revenue target without any plan on how to raise the additional revenue, except to […]

Governance International

Black Tax Evasion now a Crime in Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso has become the first country in the world to criminalize black tax evasion. President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré signed the new bill into law, which will see every eligible person paying their fair share of black tax. The law will also ensure that there is minimal black tax avoidance. The black tax law […]


Client 13173

When the Pandora’s box was opened, client 13173 stuck out like a sore thumb. A man who has spent all his sensible life threatening the corrupt was found to have been a direct beneficiary of corruption. Like any sensible person who is into banking, he had saved some money in a secret offshore account. In […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 Between Dynasty Thieves and 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 […]