Members of the Turkana County Assembly yesterday passed the County Finance Bill which authorises county to collect taxes.
The Turkana County Finance Bill of 2018 provides for various taxation,imposition of fees and charges for services and other revenue raising measures of the County Government.
Helicopter landing at any of the stadiums and sports grounds in the county has been set at KSh 10,000 per day.
To use any sports ground or stadium for a political rally, you will now be required to cough KSh 10,000 per day with the exception of Moi Gardens which has been set at KSh 60,000.
Sale of county budget books will cost KSh 200 while county appropriation bills/acts will cost KSh 100 and county county abstract accounts at KSh150.
Oil and gas energy prospecting permit has been set at KSh 1 million annually for foreign companies while national companies will be charged half a million shillings.
Crude oil transportation cess will cost KSh 10,000 per trip for a 20 tonne oil tanker.
The Bill now awaits to be assented to by Turkana Governor Josphat Nanok.