HomeBusinessAlcohol, bottled water, and fruit juices are all expected to increase in...

    Alcohol, bottled water, and fruit juices are all expected to increase in price.

    Published on

    It is anticipated that the cost of alcohol, bottled and packaged water, and fruit juices would all go up.

    The modifications will go into effect after the new excise duty rate, according to a gazette notification published on Tuesday.

    From the previous taxes of Sh13.30 per litre, all fruit and vegetable juices will now be taxed at Sh14.14 per litre.

    The price per litre for bottled and packaged water would increase to Sh6.41 from Sh6.03.

    Beer, cider, perry, mead, opaque beer, and other blends of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages not exceeding 6 percent now have a litre tax of Sh142.44.

    Beer, cider, perry, mead, opaque beer, and any combinations of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks not surpassing 6 percent now have a litre tax of Sh142.44 instead of Sh134.

    Spirits and other alcoholic beverages with a 6 percent or higher alcohol content will cost Sh356.42 per litre. They were formerly taxed at Sh335.30 per liter.

    From Sh229 per litre, wines and any other alcoholic beverages made from fermented fruits will henceforth be taxed at Sh243.43.

    Beer that has been powdered will be excised at Sh129.53 per litre rather than Sh121.85.

    Filtered cigarettes will now have a tax of Sh4,067.03 per kg instead of Sh3,825.99 per kg, while unfiltered cigarettes will now have a tariff of Sh2,926.41 instead of Sh2,752.97 per kg.

    The adjustment raises the tax on cigars, cheroots, and cigarillos to Sh16,260.29 per kg from Sh15,296.60 per kg.

    Subscribe for the Latest news updates.
    KenyanStory informs you of the most relevant news and stories about Kenyans. Don't forget to share what you've read.


    Please enter your comment!
    Please enter your name here

    Captcha verification failed!
    CAPTCHA user score failed. Please contact us!

    Follow Us



    Sakaja’s cabinet nominees approved by the Nairobi Assembly.

    The Nairobi County Assembly has given Governor Johnson Sakaja's proposed executive cabinet its approval. After...

    MPs approves candidates for Commission on Revenue Allocation (CRA)

    On Thursday, the seven candidates for the Commission on Revenue Allocation (CRA) were unanimously...

    Arrow Bwoy and Nadia Mukami have split up.

    Couple Arrow Bwoy and singer Nadia Mukami have split up. Nadia announced on social...

    Ruto orders the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to surrender TUK University Land.

    Thursday, December 8, President William Ruto issued an order to the Ministry of Foreign...

    More like this

    The price of fuel to drop this December.

    When the Energy Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) releases new fees on December 14, oil...

    Transfer fees for mobile money to banks reintroduced by the CBK.

    The fees that were eliminated in 2020 for mobile money bank transfers have been...

    Moses Kuria Blasts Egypt, Backs Uganda in Trade Conflict

    On Friday, November 25, Kenya's Cabinet Secretary for Trade, Moses Kuria, criticized Egypt for...