EDWIN OKOTH Follow Email EDWIN OKOTH Edwin Okoth writes for Daily Nation Business. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Kenyatta University and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Mass Communication from Kenya Institute of Mass Communication. 1 day ago Puzzle of insurance firm allowed to operate with little regard to law Regulator yet to act despite Xplico being rocked by leadership rows and non-payment of claims. ... Thu Sep 13 11:00:00 EAT 2018 Another fuel price rise looms ERC set to publish new fuel prices amid the new tax row. ... Tue Sep 11 11:00:00 EAT 2018 ODM: Punish State over fuel levy order High Court to begin hearing contempt of court proceedings against government. ... Sun Sep 09 22:00:00 EAT 2018 Ministry rules out power bills increase on fuel VAT The energy ministry has ruled out rise in power bills following the September 1 implementation of a 16 per cent VAT on petroleum products despite a sizeable amount of thermal energy being injected ... Sun Sep 09 19:04:00 EAT 2018 Consumers pay price of new tax as traders raise cost of various goods Millions of consumers are set to be hard hit by unscrupulous traders keen to capitalise on the recently imposed 16 percent value added tax on petroleum products. ... Sun Sep 02 19:00:00 EAT 2018 How fuel adulteration cartels trigger price increases Rwanda, South Sudan and other landlocked neighbours now opt for Tanzanian petrol. ... Sun Sep 02 18:00:00 EAT 2018 Confusion, betrayal, pain as hefty fuel tax kicks in Decision to effect 16pc VAT ignored attempts by MPs to delay the law by two years. ... Thu Aug 30 21:08:34 EAT 2018 Karume estate trustees place new sale advert Trustees of Njenga Karume’s estate have re-advertised sale of the former minister’s properties barely three weeks after a similar advert rattled a section of family members forcing mediation under ... Sun Aug 26 11:00:00 EAT 2018 Kerosene users to pay more as agency fights fuel adulteration Poor households, which depend on kerosene for cooking and lighting will soon pay the same price for the fuel as an owner of a truck consuming diesel, if Parliament approves a government proposal. ... Tue Aug 21 13:00:00 EAT 2018 Tough times ahead, Kenyans warned Citizens will have to pay more taxes and prepare for inflationary pressure. ... Wed Aug 15 12:59:00 EAT 2018 Dilemma facing Kenyans with life insurance covers Beneficiaries hatch plans to kill their relatives and collect huge sums from insurance companies. ... Sat Aug 04 19:09:00 EAT 2018 Excise tax sparks beer price war as changes effected The recent changes in the excise tax on beer have sparked a price war in the market as brewers take divergent positions on the inflation-tied levy. ... Sun Jul 01 09:00:00 EAT 2018 Sweet secrets Soft-spoken businessman has deep connections in government which he uses to influence policies in favour of his industries. ... Sat Jun 30 00:30:00 EAT 2018 OKOTH: As you file tax returns do you know how money was spent? Just remember that you are the source of the many trillions splashed in budget statements. ... Tue Jun 26 08:00:00 EAT 2018 State not sure what to do with seized cigarettes A 40-foot container shipments has 196 million sticks of cigarettes. ... Thu Jun 21 12:53:37 EAT 2018 Leopards, Tusker continue squad revamp as Gor remain low key So far, Ingwe has signed four players. ... Sun Jun 17 07:26:00 EAT 2018 Row at Naivasha ranch as dry port land pay beckons Battle shapes up between land owners and directors over decision to sell shares in the ranch. ... Thu Jun 14 16:40:38 EAT 2018 Budget 2018: The highlights The budget outlines the specific measures to support the Big Four growth agenda.