Corporate Taxes


Income tax is payable at the corporation rate by companies and unincorporated organizations and associations (excluding partnerships, sole proprietorships, and interest or dividend paid by a designated co-operative society) that have taxable income as defined by the Income Tax Act. The income of a partnership or a sole proprietorship is not taxable on the business entity but is taxed on the individual partner or the proprietor. Each partner of a partnership and a sole proprietor is therefore required to declare his business and professional income as part of his personal income and pay tax according to his respective personal tax bracket.

Exemptions from corporation tax, on the application to the Commissioner, may be granted to entities of public character established solely for the relief of poverty or distress of the public, or for the advancement of religion or education and pension trusts and some other qualifying bodies. The National government offers several tax based incentives mainly covering exemptions from duty and VAT on capital equipment and machinery to be used in the investment project. Other incentives include capital deductions and investment allowances more details can be accessed at

You can also apply for a Sales/VAT tax certificate as well as file your income, corporate and customs taxes at the national level via the Kenya Revenue Authority online portal HERE


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 Nyeri County Investment Promotion Unit , P.O. Box 1112-10100 | Nyeri, Kenya , Phone: +254 792 479 969 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Contact Info

Investor Relations
Harrison Ngari
County Investment Liaison
Nyeri Investment Promotion Unit
Mobile: +254 727 637 013
Email: harrison.ngari at

Nyeri Investment Promotion Unit
Address: P.O. Box 1112-10100 | Nyeri, Kenya
Tel: +254 792 479 969
Email: iportal at