International VAT Tax Consultancy

Kenya VAT Changes

The authorities in Kenya  have announced that they are to introduce a range of changes to its VAT regime as per its new Finance Bill 0f 2019/2020

The changes includes the following:

  • Rate of withholding VAT will be reduced down to 2% from the current 6%
  • Foreign supplies to consumers by foreign digital marketplaces will be liable to VAT
  • A range of supplies will be exempted from VAT, including  commercial batteries; IT infrastructure and equipment