Tax Amnesty on Foreign Income and Assets

Applies to Kenyans in the diaspora and Kenyans living in Kenya who have property and income outside Kenya. If you are Kenyan tax resident and have assets and income earned outside Kenya, there is currently a tax amnesty for any taxes potentially in arrears before 31 December 2016. The law requires you to declare all […]

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Taxes in Kenya for SMEs

Starting out is never easy – particularly fund raising, assuming you have the business idea figured out. So when many business people hear about taxes, they run to the hills – understandably. So here’s a synopsis of what you need to know: Company or Business Name We advise that you go with a business name […]

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What is www.ushuru.co.ke?

The website is Kenya’s premier online tax return filing site, allowing taxpayers interact with the KRA’s online iTax platform with ease. The site is run and managed by a small team of well experienced accountants and lawyers with deep tax experience in Kenya and the region, with a desire to cut through the often-times noise […]

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Tax on rental income

If you are a landlord, your income could fall into two categories – residential or commercial rental income. The tax treatment of these two income streams is different and therefore leads to different tax obligations on the landlord.

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