Kenya Tax News

The Netherlands Withdraws Bill to Ratify Pending Tax Treaty with Kenya
May 23, 2022
Swiss Federal Council Approves Automatic Exchange of Financial Account Information with 12 Partner States
May 20, 2022
Kenya Amends Beneficial Ownership Regulations
May 02, 2022
Kenya to Revise Arm's Length Pricing Requirement for Preferential Tax Regimes, Revise CbC Reporting Requirements, and Increase Digital Services Tax
Apr 14, 2022
Kenya Budget Statement for 2022/23
Apr 13, 2022
Kenya and Oman to Conclude Tax Treaty Negotiations
Mar 24, 2022
Kenyan High Court Holds Burden of Proof on Taxpayer to Prove Commissioner Tax Decision is Incorrect
Feb 17, 2022
Kenyan High Court Holds Software Payments by Distributor Not Taxable Royalties Without Rights to Commercially Exploit the Software
Jan 24, 2022
OECD Releases New Transfer Pricing Profiles for 21 Countries
Dec 15, 2021
Switzerland Consulting on Automatic Exchange of Finance Account Information with 12 Partner States
Dec 09, 2021
Kenya Encourages Taxpayers to Take Advantage of Voluntary Tax Disclosure Programme
Dec 08, 2021
Kenya Consulting on Implementing Regulations for CbC Reporting
Dec 03, 2021
IGF Releases New Practice Note on Tax Treaty Practices in Mining Countries
Dec 02, 2021
OECD Publishes Exchange of Information Peer Review Report for Ivory Coast, Kenya, Moldova, and Tanzania
Nov 30, 2021
Kenya Publishes Petroleum Products (Taxes and Levies) (Amendment) Bill 2021 for Comment
Nov 17, 2021
Kenya Revenue Authority Commissioner Speaks on OECD's Two-Pillar Solution to Address Tax Challenges Arising from the Digital Economy
Oct 20, 2021
Kenya Issues Public Notice on Implementation of Value Added Tax (Electronic Tax Invoice) Regulations
Oct 08, 2021
Kenya Withdraws Ruling on Treatment of Tax Loss in Computing Profits
Sep 24, 2021
Kenyan High Court Finds Minimum Tax Unconstitutional
Sep 23, 2021
Kenya Requests Public Comments on Draft Tax Treaty with Saudi Arabia
Sep 23, 2021
Estonia Looking to Sign Tax Treaty with Kenya
Sep 13, 2021
IGF Releases Draft Practice Note for Consultation on Tax Treaty Practice in Mining Countries
Sep 02, 2021
Update - Tax Treaty between Ireland and Kenya
Aug 25, 2021
Update - Tax Treaty between Botswana and Kenya
Aug 24, 2021
Kenya Publishes Release on the Implications of Finance Act 2021 on Digital Service Tax
Aug 20, 2021
Kenya Issues Public Notice on Automation of Voluntary Tax Disclosure Programme
Jul 29, 2021
Tax Treaty between Ireland and Kenya Signed
Jul 28, 2021
Kenya Joins Multilateral Agreement on Automatic Exchange of Financial Account Information
Jul 23, 2021
Kenya Extends Time to Comply with the Value Added Tax (Electronic Tax Invoice) Regulations 2020
Jul 22, 2021
Kenya Finance Act 2021 Enacted Including New Interest Deduction Restrictions, CbC Reporting Requirements, and Other Important Changes
Jul 21, 2021
ATAF Issues Release on Two-Pillar Solution to Address the Tax Challenges Arising from the Digitalisation of the Economy
Jul 09, 2021
Kenya Seeks to Continue Negotiations for Tax Treaty with Belgium
Jun 28, 2021
Kenya Publishes Budget Statement for 2021/22
Jun 24, 2021
Kenya Issues Public Notice on Updated Resident Corporation Tax Return
Jun 04, 2021
Kenya and Saudi Arabia to Accelerate Tax Treaty Negotiations
Jun 02, 2021
Kenyan Parliament Publishes Finance Bill 2021
May 28, 2021
Kenya 2021/22 and Medium-Term Budget
May 11, 2021
Kenyan High Court Issues Orders Suspending New Minimum Tax
Apr 22, 2021
East African Business Council Urges Ratification of Pending East African Community Tax Treaty
Apr 07, 2021
France Updates List of Non-EU Countries Exempted from VAT Representation
Mar 05, 2021
Kenya Issues Release and Guidelines to Clarify New Minimum Tax
Feb 12, 2021
Kenya Extends Deadline for Submission of Beneficial Ownership Information Submission
Jan 29, 2021
Kenya Beneficial Ownership Register Initial Deadline on 31 January 2021
Jan 15, 2021
Kenya Announces Tax Rate Changes for 2021
Jan 12, 2021
Kenya's National Assembly Approves Pending Tax Treaty with Mauritius
Jan 11, 2021
Kenya Publishes Final Regulations for Digital Service Tax
Dec 18, 2020
Kenya Plans to Reverse Reduced Tax Rates Provided in Response to COVID-19 and Introduce Other Amendments
Dec 15, 2020
Portugal Ratifies Pending Tax Treaty with Kenya
Nov 18, 2020
East African Revenue Authorities Agree to Develop Joint Strategy for the Taxation of the Digital Economy
Nov 16, 2020
Kenya Revenue Authority Notes Tax Measures Still in Force Despite Recent Nullification of Certain Laws
Nov 04, 2020
Mutual Assistance Convention in Force for Kenya and Oman
Nov 02, 2020
Kenya Publishes Final Regulations for VAT on Supplies Through Digital Market Places
Oct 30, 2020
Kenya Approves Pending Tax Treaty with Singapore
Oct 15, 2020
ATAF Releases Paper on Suggested Approach to Drafting Digital Services Tax Legislation
Oct 05, 2020
Tax Justice Network Africa and Katiba Institute Seek Overturn of 10 Kenyan Tax Treaties
Sep 28, 2020
Kenya and Ukraine Agree to Accelerate Tax Treaty Negotiations
Aug 31, 2020
Kenya Consulting on Proposed Regulations for Digital Service Tax
Aug 13, 2020
Guernsey Updates TIEA and Tax Treaty Negotiation Status
Aug 07, 2020
Update - Tax Treaty between Barbados and Kenya
Jul 31, 2020
Kenya Requests Public Comments on Pending Tax Treaties with Barbados and Singapore
Jul 29, 2020
ATAF Releases Policy Paper on Tax Administration and Policy Developments in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic in Africa
Jul 28, 2020
Insurance Agency and Brokerage Services to Remain VAT Exempt in Kenya Pending Petition Hearing
Jul 28, 2020
Kenya Deposits Ratification Instrument for Mutual Assistance Convention
Jul 24, 2020
Portugal’s Council of Ministers Approves Pending Tax Treaty with Kenya
Jul 22, 2020
Kenya Finance Act 2020 Enacted Including Minimum Tax, Digital Services Tax, Voluntary Tax Disclosure, and Other Measures
Jul 09, 2020
Update - Burundi Parliament Approves Pending East African Community Tax Treaty
Jun 26, 2020
ATAF Publishes Policy Brief on Digital Services Taxation in Africa
Jun 15, 2020
Burundi Approves Pending East African Community Tax Treaty
Jun 12, 2020
Kenya Publishes FAQ on Tax Laws (Amendment) Act 2020
Jun 05, 2020
Kenya Announces Draft Regulations for VAT on Supplies Through Digital Market Places
Jun 03, 2020
Kenyan Court of Appeal Rules on Requirement to Withhold Tax
May 28, 2020
Kenya Tax Appeals Tribunal Holds Marketing and Promotional Services to Foreign Affiliates Considered Exported Services
May 19, 2020
Kenyan Parliament Considering Finance Bill 2020 Including Minimum Tax, Digital Services Tax, and Voluntary Tax Disclosure
May 12, 2020
Update - Tax Treaty between Kenya and Mauritius and Amending Protocol
May 07, 2020
Update - Kenya Tax Laws (Amendment) Act Increases Dividends Tax Rate
Apr 30, 2020
Kenya Tax Laws (Amendment) Act Signed into Law
Apr 29, 2020
ATAF Publishes Suggested Measures to Help Manage the Impact of COVID-19
Apr 10, 2020
Kenya Reducing Tax Rates in Response to COVID-19
Mar 30, 2020
Kenya Reducing Tax Rates in Response to COVID-19
Mar 30, 2020
Guernsey Updates TIEA and Tax Treaty Negotiation Status
Mar 26, 2020
Jersey Discusses Negotiation of Tax Treaties with Kenya and Nigeria
Feb 03, 2020
Kenya Approves Mutual Assistance Convention
Dec 19, 2019
Tax Treaty between Barbados and Kenya Signed
Dec 17, 2019
Tax Treaty between Kenya and Vietnam to be Negotiated
Dec 09, 2019
Guernsey Updates TIEA and Tax Treaty Negotiation Status
Dec 02, 2019
Kenya and Oman Sign BEPS MLI
Dec 02, 2019
Kenya Publishes Finance Act 2019
Nov 20, 2019
Protocol to Tax Treaty between Kenya and Mauritius Signed
Oct 23, 2019
Kenya Introduces New Rules for Offset/Refund of Excess VAT Credits Arising out of VAT Withholding
Oct 21, 2019
Ireland Concludes Tax Treaty and Protocol Negotiations with Kenya, Kosovo, Germany, Guernsey, and the Isle of Man
Sep 20, 2019
Japan and Kenya Agree to Conclude Tax Treaty Negotiations
Aug 30, 2019
Tax Treaty between Barbados and Kenya to be Negotiated
Aug 13, 2019
Tax Treaty between Ireland and Kenya Under Negotiation
Aug 07, 2019
Tax Treaty between Botswana and Kenya Signed
Jul 25, 2019
Tax Treaty between Kenya and Turkey to be Signed
Jul 18, 2019
Kenya Budget Statement for 2019/20 Presented
Jun 18, 2019
Tax Treaty between Kenya and Ukraine under Negotiation
May 17, 2019
Kenya Issues Notice on Taxation of E-Commerce
May 10, 2019
New Tax Treaty between Kenya and Mauritius Signed
Apr 11, 2019
Kenyan High Court Finds Ratification of Tax Treaty with Mauritius was Unconstitutional
Mar 20, 2019
Kenya Court of Appeal Issues Important Ruling on the Meaning of the Term 'Paid' for Tax Purposes
Mar 01, 2019
Kenya Clarifies Taxation of Untaxed Profits Distributed as Dividends
Feb 20, 2019
Update – Kenya Late Payment Interest Penalty Maintained
Jan 07, 2019
Tax Treaty between Kenya and Oman to be Negotiated
Nov 07, 2018
Kenya Publishes Finance Act 2018
Sep 28, 2018
Kenya Publishes Amendment Act Including Income Tax, Stamp Tax, and VAT Changes
Aug 09, 2018
Algeria, Kenya, Oman, Swaziland, and Thailand Intend to Sign BEPS MLI
Jul 13, 2018
Tax Treaty between Kenya and Portugal Signed
Jul 13, 2018
Tax Treaty between Kenya and Switzerland under Negotiation
Jul 12, 2018
Update – Tax Treaty between Kenya and Singapore
Jul 09, 2018
Kenya Budget Statement for 2018/2019 Presented
Jun 20, 2018
Tax Treaty between Kenya and Singapore Signed
Jun 13, 2018
Kenya Publishes Draft Bill for New Income Tax Act Including New Transfer Pricing Rules, New Tax Rates, and Other Changes
May 17, 2018
Kenya Tax Laws (Amendment) Bill 2018 Submitted to Parliament
Apr 26, 2018
Tax Treaty between Kenya and Mozambique to be Negotiated
Apr 04, 2018
Burundi and Tanzania to Ratify EAC Tax Agreement by July 2018
Feb 28, 2018
Tax Treaty between Iran and Kenya has Entered into Force
Dec 08, 2017
Tax Treaty between Kenya and the UAE has Entered into Force
Dec 07, 2017
Update - Tax Treaty between China and Kenya
Nov 08, 2017
Tax Treaty between India and Kenya has Entered into Force
Oct 11, 2017
Tax Treaty between China and Kenya Signed
Sep 25, 2017
Guernsey Update on TIEA and Tax Treaty Negotiations
Sep 08, 2017
Malaysia Negotiating Tax Treaties with Fifteen Countries
Sep 01, 2017
Belgium Updates Tax Treaty Negotiation Status
Aug 25, 2017
Kenya Ratifies Pending Tax Treaty with the Netherlands
Aug 23, 2017
Kenya Ratifies Pending Tax Treaty with India
Aug 14, 2017
Kenya Enacts Finance Act 2017
Aug 08, 2017
Kenya Ratifies Pending Tax Treaty with the U.A.E.
Jul 13, 2017
Jersey and Kenya Planning to Negotiate Tax Treaty
May 17, 2017
Kenya Transfer Pricing Changes for Residents under Preferential Regimes
Apr 26, 2017
Tax Treaty between Kenya and South Korea has Entered into Force
Apr 10, 2017
Kenya 2017/2018 Budget includes Several Incentives
Apr 06, 2017
Guernsey Update on TIEA and Tax Treaty Negotiations
Apr 03, 2017
Tunisia to Sign COMESA Treaty
Mar 17, 2017
Egypt and Kenya to Conclude Tax Treaty Negotiations
Feb 23, 2017
Legislators Urge Public CbC Reporting at Tax Transparency Summit
Dec 13, 2016
Belgium and Kenya Resume Tax Treaty Negotiations
Dec 02, 2016
Guernsey Update on TIEA and Tax Treaty Negotiations
Oct 14, 2016
Kenya Enacts Finance Act 2016
Sep 29, 2016
Korea Ratifies Pending Tax Treaties with Multiple Countries
Sep 28, 2016
Tax Treaty between Japan and Kenya to be Negotiated
Sep 13, 2016
Update - New Tax Treaty between Indian and Kenya
Aug 23, 2016
World Bank Publishes Global Corruption Survey Data in Relation to Taxation, Licensing and Other Areas of Doing Business
Aug 22, 2016
Kenya and Turkey Conclude Tax Treaty Negotiations
Jul 22, 2016
Tax Treaty between India and Kenya Signed
Jul 13, 2016
82 Countries Committed to Implementation of Four Minimum Standards of OECD BEPS Project under Inclusive Framework
Jul 05, 2016
Tax Treaty between China and Kenya to be Negotiated
Jun 16, 2016
Kenya 2016/2017 Budget Presented Including a Tax Amnesty Program and VAT and Individual Income Tax Changes
Jun 14, 2016
Turkey to Negotiate Tax Treaties with Kenya and Uganda
Jun 09, 2016
OECD Publishes Peer Review Reports on Transparency and Information Exchange for 10 Jurisdictions
Mar 15, 2016
Kenya Tax Procedures Act 2015 includes New Penalties, Shortened Statute of Limitations and other Administration Measures
Feb 23, 2016
Kenya Signs Mutual Assistance Convention
Feb 09, 2016
Tax Treaty between Kenya and Saudi Arabia to be Signed
Nov 27, 2015
Tax Treaty between Kenya and South Africa has Entered into Force
Nov 24, 2015
Kenya Enacts Finance Bill 2015
Oct 13, 2015
Update - Tax Treaty between Kenya and South Korea
Oct 07, 2015
Kenya Revenue Authority Announces Launch of 6th Corporate Plan
Sep 28, 2015
Malta Provides Update on Tax Treaty Negotiation Plans with African Countries
Aug 18, 2015
Guernsey Provides Update on Tax Treaty and TIEA Negotiations
Aug 06, 2015
Kenya Makes E-Filing Mandatory from August 2015
Aug 05, 2015
Kenya Clarifies Proposed Change in Securities Taxation
Aug 04, 2015
Update -Tax Treaty between Kenya and the Netherlands
Jul 29, 2015
Tax Treaty between Kenya and the Netherlands Signed
Jul 27, 2015
Kenya Launches Alternative Dispute Resolution and Audit Governance Framework
Jul 07, 2015
The Netherlands Concludes Negotiations to Add Anti-Abuse Provisions to Treaties with Five Countries
Jun 25, 2015
Kenya's 2015-2016 Budget Presented
Jun 16, 2015
Egypt Negotiating Tax Treaties with Ghana, Jordan, Kenya, and Namibia
Jun 15, 2015
Update - Tax Treaty between Kenya and Seychelles
May 15, 2015
Kenya Publishes Guidelines for Withholding Tax on Natural Resource Income
Feb 24, 2015
Tax Treaty between Ghana and Kenya to be Negotiated
Dec 19, 2014
Kenya Publishes Guidelines for the Re-Introduced Capital Gains Tax
Dec 17, 2014
Kenya Issues Guidance on VAT Withholding
Nov 24, 2014
Barbados to Negotiate Tax Agreements with Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Kenya, and Nigeria
Nov 14, 2014
East African Community to Harmonize Tax Systems
Nov 06, 2014
Update - Tax Treaty between Kenya and Qatar Signed
Nov 04, 2014
Tax Treaty between Belarus and Kenya to be Negotiated
Oct 27, 2014
Kenya has Ratified Tax Treaty with South Africa
Oct 23, 2014
Tax Treaty between Finland and Kenya to be Signed
Oct 08, 2014
Update - Kuwait Approves Tax Treaty With Kenya
Sep 25, 2014
Kenya's 2014 Finance Bill Signed into Law
Sep 17, 2014
Kenya Adds New Capital Gains Tax on Property to Finance Bill 2014
Sep 02, 2014
Update - Kenya Ratifies Tax Treaty with Iran
Jul 21, 2014
Tax Treaty between South Korea and Kenya Signed
Jul 09, 2014
Tax Treaty between Kenya and Russia to be Negotiated
Jul 01, 2014
Kenya Ratifies Tax Treaty with Iran
Jun 27, 2014
Kenya Ratifies Tax Treaty with Mauritius
Jun 27, 2014
Tax Treaty between Israel and Kenya to be Negotiated
Jun 24, 2014
Kenya's 2014-2015 Budget Presented
Jun 18, 2014
Kenya Ratifies Tax Treaty with Mauritius
Jun 16, 2014
Kuwait Approves Tax Treaty With Kenya
Jun 16, 2014
Kenya Expands Scope of Goods Exempt from VAT
May 22, 2014
Tax Treaty between Belgium and Kenya to be Negotiated
May 22, 2014
Tax Treaty between Kenya and Qatar Signed
Apr 25, 2014
Tax Treaty between Kenya and Seychelles Signed
Apr 22, 2014
Treaty between Kenya and Kuwait signed
Dec 25, 2013
Treaty between Kenya and Nigeria signed
Dec 02, 2013
Budget for 2013-14
Jul 29, 2013
Budget for 2012-13 enacted
Mar 25, 2013
Budget for 2012-13 – details
Jul 29, 2012
Treaty between Kenya and South Africa – details
Jul 29, 2012
Treaty between France and Kenya enters into force
Jun 21, 2011