State to tax digital transactions from January 2021

Ukur Yattani

Treasury Cabinet Secretary Ukur Yattani during a past press conference at Treasury Building. 

Photo credit: Sila Kiplagat | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • Government has announced it will begin implementing the law on taxing of services offered through the digital market.
  • CS Yatani says taxing digital businesses will provide mechanism for foreigners to account for VAT on supplies made in Kenya through the digital market.

Do you own a digital market-based business? Then you should be ready to begin paying taxes for the services you offer, beginning January 1, 2021.

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