Kenya VAT changes for tourism products

 Kenya VAT

Following confirmation  that the Kenya Revenue Authority have implemented a16% VAT levy on park and conservancy fees, with immediate effect,  companies across the tourism sector have published announcements about game drives and air safaris on the lines of:

VAT Act 2013 – Introduction of VAT on game drives

Following the introduction of 16% VAT on game drives as per the VAT Act 2013 and the implementation of the same by the government as with effect from 2nd September 2013, we would inform suppliers that  the 16% levy of VAT on game drives – thus the air and ground packages prices as well as game drives prices ( non-package arrangements), have been reviewed as with effect from 2nd September 2013.