Excise Duty on Spirits and Spirituous Beverages 

PUBLIC NOTICES 17/07/2020

Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) wishes to inform manufacturers and importers of spirits ad spirituous beverages of the following changes to Excise Duty Act, 2015 as amended by the Finance Act, 2020.

With effect from 30th June 2020,

1. Spirituous beverages of alcoholic strength not exceeding 6% shall be charged excise duty at a rate of Ksh. 110.62 per litre.

2. Spirits of undenatured ethyl alcohol; spirits liqueurs and other spirituous beverages of alcoholic strength exceeding 6% shall be charged excise duty at a rate of Ksh. 253 per litre.

3. Beer, Cider, Perry, Mead, Opaque beer and mixtures of fermented beverages with non-alcoholic beverages shall be charged excise duty at a rate of Ksh. 110.62 per litre.

Manufactures and importers of these products are reminded to ensure compliance with the law. Further, manufacturers of excisable goods are notified that they are required, under the law, to notify the Commissioner of any alterations or changes made to excisable goods. Any alterations or changes to excisable goods should be communicated through our email egmshelp@kra.go.ke.

For further clarification and facilitation, please contact the Contact Centre on Tel: 020 4 999 999, 0711 099 999 or Email callcentre@kra.go.ke. www.kra.go.ke

 

Commissioner of Domestic Taxes