Presidential debate fact check: Waihiga Mwaure's PAYE claim

Agano Party Presidential candidate David Mwaure Waihiga

Agano Party Presidential candidate David Mwaure Waihiga during the presidential debate at Catholic University of Eastern Africa on July 26, 2022.

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What you need to know:


“PAYE (Pay As You Earn tax) is Sh460 billion” -  David Waihiga Mwaure

According to the Kenya Revenue Authority, the total amount of tax raised in 2021/2022 was Sh2.031 trillion. Of that, income tax, or Pay As You Earn, accounted for KSh461.8 billion.

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