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Telco Masts

African Telco Executives Urge Mobile Industry Tax Reforms

At the Mobile World Congress held in Kigali last week, top telco executives have called upon African governments to restructure their tax policies. One...
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Upwork Connects and Taxation: What Kenyan Freelancers Need to Know

In the world today, many people choose to work in a freelance capacity. Take it on a gig or two at a time and...
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Tax Obligations For Kenyan Freelancers

As with most countries in the world, Kenyan residents are required by law to declare their income tax returns to the Kenya Revenue Authority...
Increased Tax on imported Smartphones in Kenya

Tax Increase while Promising Cheaper Smartphones – Why the Contradiction?

In his remarks at the launch of ICT week, Cabinet Secretary Eliud Owalo promised that the government is working towards cheaper smartphones. However, there...
Digital Assets tax, bitcoin

Digital Assets Tax: Kenya Govt on Verge of Embracing Bitcoin

The draft Finance Bill 2023, is currently the discussion of parliament, and members of the public have been invited to share submissions.  The digital...

KRA’s New Unit Will Track Revenues in Digital Economy

The Kenya Revenue Authority has set up a special unit that will track revenues made in the digital economy as reported by Business Daily. "To ensure...
kra wants to tax income from apps downloaded in kenya

KRA Seeks to Tax Foreign and Local Revenue Generating Apps

Governments have been catching up trying to cash in on the digital revolution that has been the case for the past decade. Apps have...
cameroon app download tax

Cameroon Tax Law Requires Telcos to Pay For App Downloads on their Network

The smartphone and social media boom in the last decade has caught governments unaware all over the world. This has led to a situation...

Safaricom increases Mpesa rates following tax increase

Let me start by saying that I have exercised a huge level of restraint to avoid hurling a ton of expletives to politicians who...
bank of africa

Bank of africa pre tax profit grows by 105 percent

Bank of Africa Kenya (“BOA”) has reported a pre-tax profit of Kshs 280.2million for the nine months ending September 2010, representing a growth of...

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