Real Estate

Understanding the Tax Appeals Tribunal Ruling on VAT and Its Impact on the Real Estate Industry 

Explore the recent Tax Appeals Tribunal (TAT) decision exempting real estate agents providing financial services from VAT on commissions. Unveiled on November 24, 2023, this ruling has profound implications for investors, agents, and regulators. Learn about the direct cost savings for investors, the competitive landscape for agents, and the decision's impact on regulatory clarity.

Balancing Property Rights, Public Interest, and Legal Principles in Kenya: The EAPC PLC Case

Kenya's EAPC Plc case embodies the intricate interplay of property rights, public interest, and legal principles. As we navigate this complex terrain, understanding the government's role, the importance of legal obligations, and the critical balancing act in land acquisition becomes paramount. It's not just about property; it's about equitable and sustainable development in Kenya.

ESTATE PLANNING IN KENYA: A Crucial Aspect of Financial Security

Estate planning is the process of arranging for the management and distribution of assets after an individual's death or incapacitation. It is an essential aspect of financial security in Kenya, as it can help to minimize estate taxes, gift taxes, income taxes, and other expenses associated with transferring assets. By carefully planning for the disposal of an estate, individuals can take into account factors such as beneficiaries, taxes, and personal goals.

A Rationale for Pension Law Reforms

We had the opportunity to conduct an exclusive interview with a group of pensioners who had decided to take advantage of the recently quashed amendment to the Retirement Benefits Act that would have allowed them early access to their savings for purposes of buying a residential house.

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