Tax insights

Clarity on payment of Digital Service Tax following The Finance Act, 2021

10 August 2021
Prior to the enactment of the Finance Act 2021, Digital Service Tax (“DST”) was payable by both resident and non-resident suppliers of digital services and providers of a digital marketplace.

Input VAT Apportionment

8 April 2021
The Essential Guide to Partial Exemption rules for VAT

Payroll benefits Q&A

31 March 2021
Employment benefits refer to perks or any additional considerations offered to employees over and above the basic salary to create a competitive package for a particular job position. All benefits are taxable at the higher of cost to the employer of providing the benefit and the fair market value.

RSM Eastern Africa Tax Guide 2020-21

18 March 2021
Download Here: RSM Eastern Africa Tax Guide 2020-21  


11 January 2021
Effective Date On 23rd December 2020, H.E. President Uhuru Kenyatta signed into law the Tax Laws Amendment (No. 2) Bill 2020 which was passed by the members of the National Assembly on 22nd December 2020.

RSM Tax Update Webinar - Presentation Slides

9 July 2020
1. How to take advantage of the Voluntary Tax Disclosure Programme 2. Tax challenges arising from the Tax Laws (Amendment) Act, 2020 and the Finance Act, 2020 and how to tackle the implementation challenges 3. Overview of the implications arising from recent Tax Rulings


6 April 2020
INCOME TAX ACT A raft of changes have been proposed by The Tax Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2020. The changes will become effective once the Bill has been signed into law by the President.

RSM Eastern Africa Tax Mobile Application

17 February 2020
At RSM, we are passionate about making corporate Eastern Africa more transparent and dynamic. We believe the future belongs to those businesses that employ good corporate governance and embrace exponential technologies that will shape business solutions.

Kenya Finance Act, 2019

13 November 2019

Budget Highlights 2019/2020

14 June 2019
Download Budget highlights 2019/20 for: Kenya Tanzania

Tax update: Withholding tax, Mauritius DTA and VAA

11 April 2019
Withholding tax payment on accrual of expenses The Court of Appeal in its judgement of 15th February 2019 in the case Kenya Revenue Authority v Republic (Ex-parte Fintel Limited), ruled on the issue of the tax point of withholding tax.

Kenyan Tax Amnesty FAQs - updated February 2019

18 February 2019
1) What is the legal basis of the amnesty?

RSM Kenya Budget Seminar Presentation

19 June 2018
RSM Kenya Budget Seminar Presentation contains slides of the presentation held in June 2018 for the budget and includes the economic performance in 2017, the budget highlights, changes in direct and indirect taxes, customs and other miscellaneous amendments. 

RSM Kenya Budget Highlights 2018/2019

19 June 2018
Kenya budget highlights 2018-2019 includes the economic performance in 2017, the budget highlights, changes in direct and indirect taxes, customs and other miscellaneous amendments. 

WHT on Training Fees

16 May 2018
Withholding tax on training fees

WHT on Rental Income

8 February 2017
WITHHOLDING TAX ON RENTAL INCOME Rental Payments to a Resident Landlord

Tax Rebates for Graduates

12 January 2017
TAX REBATES ON EMPLOYING GRADUATE APPRENTICES What are the requirements for claiming tax rebates on recruitment of graduate apprentices?

UK Residential Properties Tax

5 January 2017
TAXATION ON RESIDENTIAL PROPERTIES IN UK Some significant changes in the taxation of residential properties in the United Kingdom (UK) which will become effective April 2017.

RSM Tax Guide 2016/2017

14 June 2016
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