KRA Lists Items That Should Be Declared Before Departing Kenya

By Juma / Published October 13, 2021 | 8:30 am




KEY POINTS

Almost all items brought into the country have to pay Customs Duty. It is a tax imposed on goods brought into Kenya.


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The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has released a list of items that Kenyans should declare before departing for another country. Of these items, money is not one of them. So, you should relax. You can move out with it. Gold is missing too.

Here are the things you should declare before departing the country:

Cameras and accessories for filming outside the country which you intend to bring back

items exported for repair or alterations

Toolboxes you require for repair work abroad and you intend to bring them back

Jewelry

Sporting equipment

Musical instruments

Any item to be returned to Kenya

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At the same time, there are things that one is not allowed to bring into the country. They include:

Illegal drugs

Guns, ammunition, explosives

Knives and hunting weapons

Hazardous materials

Meat and meat products

Plant and plant products

Soil

Counterfeit money and goods

Pornographic material

Single-use plastics

Read More: KRA Collects Ksh 476 Billion In Revenue, Beats Target By Ksh 14 Billion

Almost all items brought into the country have to pay Customs Duty. It is a tax imposed on goods brought into Kenya. However various categories of passengers do enjoy concessions and entitlements as provided under the 5th Schedule of the East African Community Customs Management Act.

Customs duty is paid at the port of entry on goods subject to taxation. The imported goods may be liable to Import Duty, Value Added Tax, Excise Duty, and any other applicable levies when the allowable limits are exceeded.





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