Why desperate Kenyans must endure delay for MPs to cut fuel price

Proposed legislation depends on Executive goodwill, how President achieves tough balance

In Summary

•MPs could ending the Finance Act, 2018, to repeal the tax laws or process regulations drawn up by the Kenya Revenue Authority.

•Aden Duale (Garissa Township MP), said the taxes are linked to tough conditions set by the IMF in the Extended Credit Facility to Nairobi.

Kenyans suffering recent fuel increases will have to bide their time before taxes are lowered, if they are lowered at all by a government desperate for revenue.

The fuel levies and taxes are ...

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