Inflation Adjustment on Excise Duty Rates

The Commissioner General is required under the Excise Duty Act, 2015 to adjust for inflation the rates of excise duty on all products that have a specific rate of excise duty, annually.

Kenya Revenue Authority would like to inform manufacturers and importers of excisable goods falling under the above category and members of the public that the Commissioner General will adjust the rates of excise duty using the average inflation rate for the financial year 2018/2019, as determined by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics. The adjusted rates will be effective from 1st July 2019.

In compliance with statutory provisions, Kenya Revenue Authority invites interested members of the public and stakeholders to submit their views on the excise inflation adjustment, addressed to the Commissioner General, Kenya Revenue Authority, P.O Box 48240-00100, Nairobi or emailed to to be received on or before Monday, 24th June 2019.



Commissioner General


Inflation Adjustment on Excise Duty Rates