It is tough being an entrepreneur in Kenya. Indeed, going by the experience of Joe Mwangi, being an entrepreneur in Kenya is not designed for the fainthearted. Sometime back, Mwangi applied for a tender to supply laundry equipment to a large institution. After a rigorous process and battling out wit…

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Taxation is a compulsory contribution by citizens and organizations without expecting an equal return in form of goods and services provided by the government. It is a levy incurred by citizens to a certain extent for the public goods and services and for the good of all.

The issue of taxation dates back to many centuries in the history of humanity as confirmed in the Bible when the teachers of the law came to Jesus and his disciples to know his position on taxation.…

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The Finance Bill 2014 proposed the introduction of a capital gain tax which would affect those acquiring mineral or oil exploitation blocks and those trading in equities at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE). The bill was signed into law on 14 September, 2014.…

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October was the Taxpayers Month of 2016. During the month, Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) held a number of activities that were aimed at meeting taxpayers, educating them, answering their questions and assisting them on various matters so that they are encouraged to pay taxes in compliance with the law.

It is obvious that KRA has noted that continued focus on the current tax payers will not get them to achieve their tax collection targets and thus the drive to broaden the tax base by netting more income generating citizens and businesses.…

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While there are 61 listed companies at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) – before the NSE is listed in September – there seems to be a lot of diversity in the way companies put up their strategies for growth or actualise them. The most aggressive of these companies enjoy a competitive edge compared to their peers bringing attractive value addition to shareholders’ wealth, which can clearly be reflected in share price appreciation.…

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Infrastructure is the basic physical and organizational structure needed for the operation of a society or enterprise, or the services and facilities necessary for an economy to function. It can be generally defined as the set of interconnected structural elements that provide a framework supporting an entire structure of development. It is an important term for judging a country or region’s development.

The term typically refers to the technical structures that support a society, such as roads, bridges, tunnels, water supply, sewers, electrical grids, telecommunications, and so forth, and can be defined as “the physical components of interrelated systems providing commodities and services essential to enable, sustain, or enhance societal living conditions.”…

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Imagine receiving an email from your bank or financial institution informing you that because of a significant change in your credit score, they’re raising the interest rate on your credit card to 23 per cent!…

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Dr Robert D Hisrich, a well known scholar in entrepreneurship once observed that; “It is not the critic who counts, nor the observer who watches from a safe distance. Only doers in the arena who are marred with dirt, dust and sweat create wealth. These are producers who strike out on their own, who know high highs and low lows, great devotions and who overextend themselves for worthy causes. Without exception, they fail more than they succeed for worthy causes.…

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Despite the gigantic problems facing the economy ranging from insecurity, corruption to political rhetoric, the business community seems unperturbed. In fact, the appetite for investment and expansion deals seems to be at an all time high going by what is happening at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE).…

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Fund managers in Kenya currently provide the most attractive returns on capital investments at between eight and 11 per cent annual interest rates compared to below five per cent annual interest most commercial banks offer on savings.…

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The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) is attracting new investors both locally and internationally because it is one of the best vehicles of generating wealth. During the first quarter of 2014, the bourse recorded impressive performance with both indexes posting growth.…

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