( Photo courtesy of President William Ruto during a past event)
President William Ruto has been dealt with a fresh hurdle over his latest tax proposals as per latest reports.
That is according to a report covered by NTV Kenya which indicates that section of UDA leaders from president William Ruto’s tuff; Rift valley has disagreed with the 3 per cent housing levy.
” UDA Split Over Taxation: A section of UDA leaders from North Rift region have disagreed on govt’s proposal of 3% housing levy in the Finance Bill, 2023. #NTVAtOne”, the report intimates.
Speaking, West pokot deputy Robert Komole said the employees are not ready for the proposed bill calling on Ruto and his deputy president Rigathi Gachagua to consider other means.
Arguing, senator Murgor welcomed the tax proposals saying it is a game changer to civil servants urging fellow lawmakers to pass the bill.
According to Murgor, president William Ruto is keen on elevating kenyans from heavy loans from foreign powers and therefore the reason as to why finance bill should be passed.
As a result, the two west pokot camp are in disagreement over Kenya Kwanza’s proposed bill which is set to raise fuel tax from 8 per cent to 16 per cent.
Besides the two, Azimio la Umoja one Kenya Coalition’s leaders led by the former prime minister Raila Odinga are as well against the proposal.
Mr Odinga reinstated that Ruto’s taxation is an intimidation to middle and lower working class kenyans are struggling to put food on the table.
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