• All fruit and vegetable juices will now be taxed at Sh14.14 per litre, from the previous charges of Sh13.30 per litre.
• According to the revision, cigars, cheroots, and cigarillos will be levied at Sh16,260.29 from Sh15,296.60 per kg.
The prices of alcohol, bottled and packaged water and fruit juices is expected to increase.
According to a gazette notice released on Tuesday, the changes will take effect following the new rate of excise duty.
"In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 10 of the Excise Duty Act, 2015, the Commissioner-General adjusts for inflation the specific rates of excise duty set out in the schedule in accordance with the formula specified in Part 1 of the First Schedule to the Act," the notice reads.
".... And takes into account the average rate of inflation for the 2021/2022 financial year of 6.3 percent."
All fruit and vegetable juices will now be taxed at Sh14.14 per litre, from the previous charges of Sh13.30 per litre.
Bottled and packaged water will be levied at Sh6.41 per litre as opposed to Sh6.03 for the same amount.
The new taxes for beer, cider, perry, mead, opaque beer and any mixtures of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks not exceeding 6 percent is Sh142.44 per litre.
The commodities were previously charged at Sh134 per litre.
Powdered beer will be excised at Sh129.53 as opposed to Sh121.85 per litre.
Wines and any other alcoholic drinks obtained from fermented fruits will now be taxed at Sh243.43 litre from Sh229 litres.
Spirits and all alcoholic drinks exceeding 6 percent will be charged at Sh356.42 per litre.
Before the revised charges, they were taxed at Sh335.30 per litre.
Inflation has also affected cigarettes and cigars.
According to the revision, cigars, cheroots, and cigarillos will be levied at Sh16,260.29 from Sh15,296.60 per kg.
Cigarettes with filters will be taxed at Sh4,067.03 from Sh3,825.99 per kg while cigarettes without filters will rise to Sh2,926.41 from Sh2,752.97 per kg.