26 March 2020 – Decrease in value added tax rate

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Finance/Economy
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Declaration by Cabinet Secretary for the National Treasury and Planning. Ministry of Finance is the implementing Agency.

Overview: Value Added Tax Rate Revision. Targeted at all workers in Kenya
Full details here: https://www.ingsa.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/LN35_2020.pdf

Type of Justification: No justification given
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: To cushion Kenyan workers from the effects of COVID-19 and protect businesses.