Taxation

Top 10 effects of excessive taxation in a country

6th August 2019

Top 10 effects of excessive taxation in a country In this blog article we are focusing on the effects of excess taxation in a country. Compliance costs and excess taxation comprises what is called tax burden in a country. Levels of taxation varies from one country to another.  When governments impose high taxes on their […]

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James Githii Mburu takes the mantle from John Njiraini at KRA

6th June 2019

James Githii Mburu takes the mantle from John Njiraini at KRA James Githii Mburu is the new tax boss at the Kenya Revenue Authority. He is taking the reigns from John Njiraini. The new Commissioner General is expected to close loopholes at KRA and improve revenue collection. James Mburu’s appointment was announced by the Cabinet […]

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Social Media Tax in Uganda Starting 1 July 18 

1st July 2018

Social Media Tax in Uganda Starting 1 July 18  Uganda’s legislature enacted a new law to create social media tax in Uganda which became effective on 1st July, 2018. This law will make Ugandans to pay Ugandan Shillings 200 per day as tax towards government revenue. This is an equivalent of USD$0.05 or Ksh. 5 […]

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Sugar intake taxes

1st February 2018

Sugar intake taxes Sugar intake tax has been introduced because governments are worried about the way people consume lots of sugar. This excess consumption of sugar has an effect of causing diet related diseases such as diabetes, cancer and heart-diseases. Governments around the world have proposed taxes on sugar consumption to reduce consumption. “People aged […]

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KRA ORDERED TO NAME TAX DEFAULTERS

4th October 2017

KRA ORDERED TO NAME TAX DEFAULTERS Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has been given 30 days to revel the Members of Parliament who defaulted on their payment of taxes. Summary of what we need to know: In a petition Rev. Timothy Njoya accuses Kenya Revenue Authority of refusing to collect taxes from MPs of 10th This […]

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