Transport Sector Receives Incentives: Tax Reductions Aimed at Boosting Operations


In fulfillment of a pre-election pledge to enhance the transport sector, Uasin Gishu County Governor Dr. Jonathan Bii Chelilim, PhD, EGH has announced a series of incentives designed to boost the operations of various transportation entities within Uasin Gishu County.

The key initiative involves expanding the revenue tax base through the adoption of canons of taxation, with a specific focus on reducing taxes to serve as incentives for citizens.

This move is aimed at improving the affordability of tax payments, fostering a conducive environment for the transport industry.

Speaking while engaging Boda boda officials from Uasin Gishu, the Governor announced the reduction of various charges including;

Monthly Motorbike Charges:

The monthly STICKER fee has been reduced from Ksh. 600 to Ksh. 400 in the CBD and Township, and from Ksh. 300 to Ksh. 200 at the subcounty level.

Impounding charges for motorbikes have been significantly reduced from Ksh 9,000 to Ksh 1,100.

Storage fees for impounded motorbikes have been adjusted from Ksh 1000 per hour to Ksh 1,000 per day.


Impounding charges for matatus have been reduced from Ksh 26,100 to Ksh 5,000.

Storage fees for impounded matatus have been revised from Ksh 3,000 per hour to Ksh 1,000 per day.

Obstruction fees have been lowered from Ksh 8,000 to Ksh 5,000.

Tuktuk Monthly Stickers:

Monthly stickers for tuktuks have seen a reduction from Ksh 2,000 to Ksh 1,200.

Taxi Monthly Stickers:

Monthly stickers for taxis have been adjusted from Ksh 2,500 to Ksh 2,200.

These reductions aim to alleviate the financial burden on operators and improve their overall economic sustainability.

Governor Bii emphasizes the importance of fostering a collaborative environment and ensuring that the transport sector continues to play a pivotal role in the county’s economic growth.

This move aligns with the Governor’s vision of creating a vibrant and supportive economic landscape for all citizens.

The adjustments are effective 1st February, 2024, reflecting the commitment to prompt implementation.

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