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July 18, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

THE INSTITUTE OF CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS OF KENYA

(Established under the Accountant Act, Laws of Kenya)

 Professional Forum        

Theme: Highlights of the Proposed Income Tax Bill 2018

Venue: Coast Branch Office, Jubilee Insurance Arcade, Moi Avenue- Mombasa     

Date: 18th July, 2018

 Introduction

The current Income Tax Act in Kenya which has been in existence since 1974 is set to be overhauled by the proposed Income Tax Bill 2018, published in May 2018. The Income Tax Bill has been proposed with the goal of modernizing tax laws in Kenya and aligning them to development goals as well as match global standards. The Bill also seeks to simplify compliance to tax laws in Kenya. Tax collection will be improved and high income earners subjected to higher tax rates.

Among the proposed changes are: the abolishment of the tax-free limit on non-cash benefits and the introduction of presumptive tax of a 15% of single business permit fee to the County governments by sole proprietors. The Bill also introduces graduated tax scales for both resident and non-resident corporates while replacing tax holidays for Special Economic Zones and Export Processing Zones with a 10% rate for the first 10 years and 15% for the next 10 years.

Should it become law, this Bill stands to significantly alter the tax regime. It is therefore prudent for professionals and practitioners to familiarize themselves with the Bill to ensure ease of compliance and to be able to advise clients accordingly.

Target Audience

Young professionals, practising members, accountants, tax practitioners, consultants, compliance officers, the Academia and those serving public interest entities.

Event Booking

Kindly note that booking is available either online at www.icpak.com/events  or on the ICPAK Live – A smart phone based application that is available from Google store. Delegates are advised to book early for planning purposes.

Charges

Charges for this forum are as provided below:

 Category Charges (Ksh)
Associate Members 1,500
Members 2,000
Non Members 2,500

 Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Units

Members of ICPAK will earn 3 CPD points upon successful attendance. Enquiries may be directed to us via telephone on +254 732 352476 or via email to joy.wanyonyi@icpak.com.

 

Details

Date:
July 18, 2018
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

ICPAK
Website:
icpak.com

Other

CPD Hours
3
Associates Member Cost
Ksh 1,500
Full Member Cost
Ksh 2,000
Non Member Cost
Ksh 2,500

Venue

ICPAK Coast Branch Office, Jubilee Arcade, 1st Floor, Rm 16B
Mombasa, Coast 00200 Kenya
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Phone:
+254 716545154
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