Please could someone help me with understanding the Kenyan PAYE tax? My husband has been offered a job (gross salary) and we've used various online gross>net pay calculators specifically for Kenya but get VERY different net salary outcomes.
Obviously, before accepting the job, we want to find out actually how much he'll be able to take home each month. If he has been offered KSH598, 251 gross per month, what will his net salary be? Sorry if we're being foolish here but we don't want to relocate and find out that it isn't what we expected.
Thank you for your help.
Employees in Kenya are taxed through a Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system, where the amount of tax is dependent on your income bracket. Those who earn over KES 47,059 per month are taxed at a rate of 30 percent.
For more information, check out our page on Banking, Money and Taxes in Kenya.
If you have already checked various online calculators, our advice to expats is to consult a tax advisor. This is important as it is possible to be taxed on income in your home country, too.
Also have a look at the cost of living in Kenya, as this could also be a factor to consider.
Where are you and your husband looking to move to?
All the best,
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