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Income Tax Benefits to a Person with Disability

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A person with disability who own a sole proprietor business.is he exempted from Income Tax to a max of 150k?pls advice
Asked by : Vincent Yegon
 DOQ : 2016-08-25 07:16:00
   Vincent Yegon

Answer

Disability Tax Exemption : The diabled person can benefit from ALL the following taxes ; Income Tax Act cap 470, Value Added Tax Act 2013, East African Customs Management Act 2004 (EACMA). Income Tax - under LEGAL NOTICE 36 of March 2010, MONTHLY total income of up to Kes.150,000/- is exempt. In addition the following expenses up to a total of Kes. 50,000/- per MONTH are allowable 1.MEDICAL costs (drugs and treatment).
2. Cost of HOME CARE and personal care
3. Cost of DISABILITY RELATED ASSISTING DEVICES e.g the white cane. YES. The above benefits apply to SELF EMPLOYED or BUSINESS income as well.
Answered by : John Muiruri
 DOA : 2016-08-25
   John Muiruri
Comments
CPA John, very educative.thanks
   Anne Wangeci    Anne Wangeci  2016-08-25 11:06:00
New info for me...tx!!
   Hilda Mawanda    Hilda Mawanda  2016-08-25 11:09:00
Great John...i have learned
   Njenga Moses    Njenga Moses  2016-08-25 11:11:00
Thanks John I had not seen your response of 13:55.i am now guided
   Vincent Yegon    Vincent Yegon  2016-08-25 11:20:00


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