Kenyans will pay for MPs’ secret bonus
09 October 2012, 08:38
Nairobi - In a move to counter the recent pay hikes in the public sector, new tax measures have been put in place to raise the cash, the Daily Nation reports.
Kenyans will pay tax to cash a cheque at the bank, use an ATM or surf the Internet, when sending or receiving money on your cellphone, when you withdraw money from your account, and apply for a loan or do business at the Nairobi Securities Exchange.
The Treasury responded to demands by teachers for higher pay and the secret KES 2 billion goodbye package for MPs by slapping a 10 per cent excise duty on fees charged for mobile money transfers and all financial services.
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