Cheaper goods expected as MPs back tax bill

Members of the National Assembly in a session last year. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The products whose prices are likely to come down slightly include electricity, sanitisers, detergents, newspapers, processed foods, phones, books, electronics, computer hardware and software.

  • But although they passed the 2020 Tax Laws (Amendment) Bill, lawmakers warned that the common man may not benefit from the move as envisioned by Mr Kenyatta.

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