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Know the reasons for the court outlawing the house tax

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Kenya’s High Court on Tuesday declared unconstitutional a 1.5% levy intended to fund affordable housing that was imposed as part of a finance law adopted in June, but later stayed the ruling until Jan 10 to allow for the government to appeal.

 These are the reasons noted by the High  court  about the government housing project. The court found that:

1. It was unconstitutionally authorized

2. It didn’t fully involve the Citizen


3. It discriminate against employees, only those who are
employed are charged

4. It lack a legal system to manage the housing tax fund

5. It violate the tax regulations in the country

6. The government failed to explain fully about the imposition of house tax

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