Boda Boda Riders are facing another challenging chapter as the government proposes a weekly tax of 1,000 Kenyan shillings, creating a financial burden for many. According to reports from citizen.digital, this new mandatory tax is slated to commence in March.
The government has specified that Boda Riders will be required to pay Ksh 1,000 through the e-citizen platform established by the state. The directive has sparked concern among Kenyans, particularly those striving to improve their financial situations, who are expressing discontent over the additional financial strain amid during the bad economy.
As the implementation date looms next month, Boda Boda operators find themselves grappling with the prospect of a regular financial commitment, heightening the challenges faced by this vital sector.
The new proposed tax reflects the ongoing dynamics between regulatory measures and the livelihoods of those operating in the Boda Boda industry, various Kenyans have also call on the government to ease the new levy targeted on Boda hustlers.
By News Hub Creator