Kenya has returned its standard VAT rate to 16% from 14% on 1 January 2021.
The rate was temporarily reduced to 14% on 1 April 2020 to help support businesses and consumers as the COVID-19 pandemic struck in 2020. The African country also reduced its corporate income tax rate from 30% to 25%.
The 8% reduced rate has remained unchanged during the period. This is payable on the following supplies:
- Motor fuel (regular and premium gasoline)
- Aviation fuel
- Gas oil
- Natural gas
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