Date of Publish: 01/01/2019

Number of Pages: 30
Publisher: East Africa Tax and Governance Network (EATGN)

Intersectionality, Marginalisation and Gender Tax Inequality in Kenya

The goal of this study was to explore the nature, composition, context, implications, and impact of gender tax inequality in the current public financial management environment under the Kenyan Constitution of 2010. (CoK, 2010). Read more: While Kenya's tax regime, like that of many other developing countries, applies uniformly to all categories of citizens, the research found that there are critical elements and complexities in its implementation and enforcement that profoundly disenfranchise women and provide unbalanced benefits and/or challenges when the impacts are compared between men and women. Some of the issues that drive the current tax regime's unfairness and injustices to women are typical female experiences influenced not only by government policy, law, and institutions but also by informal institutions, perceptions, and practices of society.
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