COTU threatens to stage nationwide demonstrations if proposed tax on fuel is implemented.

KTN News Aug 23,2018


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Kenyans may have to prepare to pay more for basic goods and transport as the government plans to implement a 16% value-added tax on petroleum products. 

This will however not go unchallenged as the workers umbrella workers body, the central organization of trade unions, has opposed the national treasury’s proposed 16% vat on fuel that is set to come into effect from September.

 Cotu has threatened to stage nationwide industrial demonstrations if the proposed tax is implemented.