# How To Calculate 16 Vat In Kenya

### How To Calculate 16 Vat In Kenya

You calculate 16% VAT by calculating the net amount x 1.20, then you have the gross amount. If you want to know how much VAT is in the amount, you the gross amount / 15 = net amount *100. The result is the VAT included.

According to our latest research, the Value-Added Tax (VAT) in Kenya is 16 percent. Please enter an amount below and press -VAT to remove VAT from Amount, or +VAT to add VAT to Amount.

Note that when you choose to add VAT (+VAT), we simply add 16 percent to your amount. When you remove VAT (-VAT), we calculate what the amount was before 16 percent VAT was added to your amount.

The 16 percent Value-Added Tax (VAT) for Kenya is the standard, general, or most common tax in Kenya.

Certain products or services in Kenya may have a higher or lower tax. You can change the default tax rate (VAT Percentage) in our calculator above if necessary.

### What is the formula for calculating VAT in Kenya?

VAT payable = Output VAT – Input VAT

For instance, if you bought clothes for 1,000 KES taxed at 16%, you would have to pay 160 as the input VAT.