Treasury Secretary Ukur Yatani is presenting his Sh3.6 trillion Budget for the year starting July 1 today.
He will announce tougher tax compliance measures and reviews of laws to raise cash to partly fund the budget.
The 2021-22 financial year’s budget is expected to cement the legacy of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s 10 years in office in a tough economic setting clouded with depressed corporate and household earnings amid uncertainties arising from the Covid-19 pandemic.
Here are the highlights:
VACCINES: Government sets aside Sh14.3 billion for the purchase of Covid-19 vaccines.