Kenyan Court Upholds Fuel Tax Increase

The High Court has declined to suspend the 16% VAT on petroleum products despite the Central Organisation for Trade Unions arguing that the National Treasury, Energy Regulatory Commission, Kenya Revenue Authority defied Parliament's intentions in levying the VAT, which lawmakers voted to suspend until September 2020.

  • Kenya:   Court Declines to Suspend New Fuel Tax

    Nation, 4 September 2018

    The High Court on Tuesday declined to suspend the 16 per cent VAT on petroleum products, which took effect last Saturday, despite suits by the Central Organisation for Trade Unions… Read more »

A pump attendant fuels a matatu at a petrol station in Nyeri on September 2, 2018.


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