Legal & Tax Perspective of the Presidential Tax Directive - COVID-19

With the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic come widespread economic challenges affecting the world at large with no country spared. Kenya on its part has seen a decline in economic and business activities following the announcement of the Coronavirus cases in Kenya. In the result, the security of employment and businesses of many Kenyans is […]

On 18th March, 2020 the President assented to the Business Laws (Amendment) Act, 2020 (the Act). The Act, which came into force on its date of assent, seeks to facilitate the ease of doing business in Kenya by amending various statutes. Below is a summary of the salient changes brought about

Kenya, as is the case with other countries, has entered into a number of Double Tax Avoidance Treaties (DTAs) with an aim of avoiding or mitigating double taxation of persons (both legal and natural) residing in the contracting states but more importantly as a way of encouraging Foreign

By Walter Amoko | Lena Onchwari

Kenya’s eagerly awaited 2016/2017 budget themed, ‘Consolidating gains for a prosperous Kenya’ was read out by the Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Henry Rotich on 8th June, 2016. To meet the country’s goal of achieving a middle-income

Since June 2016, when Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary for Finance announced that the Government would extend a tax amnesty on foreign income in the annual budget speech, there has been anticipation around the proposed amnesty

The Cabinet Secretary for National Treasury and planning, Mr. Henry Rotich, has tabled in parliament the Finance Bill, 2018 which seeks to realize the Governments Big Four Agenda by boosting revenue collection by expanding the tax

By Nelly Gitau | Lena Onchwari

By Nelly Gitau | Lena Onchwari