Disquiet as netizens question KRA’s Mtumba levy increase from ksh. 24.35 to ksh. 108.30 per kg.
Disquiet as netizens question why the Kenya revenue authority took that action in these hard economic times.
This means KRA adjusting mitumba levies up from Ksh 24.35 per Kg to Ksh 108.30 per Kg, A bale of 100KG used to pay Ksh 2500 now it will be paying Ksh 10,800. This will DOUBLE the cost of a Mtumba bale.
Our media sampled some of the reactions aired by netizens;
Kamau expressed,”KRA has ADJUSTED MTUMBA LEVY UP from Ksh. 24.35 per Kg to Ksh. 108.30, KIKUYU MUTUMBA BUSINESS MEN and WOMEN,,
You we’re HOODWINKED that UHURU was the PROBLEM to your BUSINESSES.”
Allan stated,”KRA has adjusted mtumba levy up from Ksh. 24.35 per Kg to Ksh. 108.30. I am really for the supporting the local manufactures but their price is way too high compared to mitumba. What will happen to the millions employed by the mitumba industry.”
Bashir wrote,”KRA under nabii Zakayo has adjusted mtumba levy up from Ksh. 24.35 per Kg to Ksh. 108.30. Hustlers are happy… Freedom is here now.This is just another reason to honor the appointment by our streets on Monday.RUTO MUST GO”
Yano wrote,”William Ruto through KRA has adjusted mtumba levy up from Ksh. 24.35 per Kg to Ksh. 108.30. Looks like our Gikomba brothers will be joining the liberation movement on Monday.”
Pundit expressed,”You remember all this shenanigans when Baba commented on mitumba importation? KRA has adjusted Mitumba levy up from KSh 24.35 kg to Ksh 108.30. kuleni ujeuri yenu bure kabisa.”