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LIVE: Kenya budget 2018 - the key issues - 8 months ago, 14 June 10:26

By: Edwin Okoth

The proposals are expected to hit ordinary consumers and high-income earners the hardest.

He is using the Tax Laws (Amendment) Bill 2018 to introduce the new measure expected to add billions of shillings in tax revenue to the State coffers.

The Treasury secretary has also proposed a change in income tax laws to increase the tax charged on high-income earners -- up to 35 per cent from the current 30 per cent.


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