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This week’s SMS question:

Have you interacted with the Finance Bill 2023? If so, what are you thoughts on the proposals of the Bill?

“From isiolo county its terrible for this will enable those in powers not common Wana inchi let them build schools and other basics.” - May 18, 2023, 7:22 a.m.

“Approved but increase the PAYE to 12m Annual and use 40% Alex K Kiambu County” - May 18, 2023, 2:05 a.m.

“It is a bill troup kenyans. It is also contriving to what we have expected from the government. It will result into infliction of all commodities cousing kenyans to live beyond their means. Our hope is that let God rescue kenyans by streathenig the azimio mps to opposite in parliament. By Lawrence kirima from Meru County Kangeta Ward.” - May 17, 2023, 11:43 p.m.

“Finance Bill 2023,The Whole State is Living in a Drastic Time. @Dunoh048 Embu 014.” - May 17, 2023, 10:27 p.m.

“the finance bill should not be passed as its dangerous to the middle and the lower class persons,the proverbial hustlers” - May 17, 2023, 8:37 p.m.

“My Name is Charles waweru for Nairobi. The proposals are very good because we cannot continue borrowing let us allow President to implement his policies.” - May 17, 2023, 5:27 p.m.

“Mahustlers wanakufa.Fikirieni tena before making any move towards taxes.” - May 17, 2023, 5:08 p.m.

“Finance Bill is good. Ruto should increase it to 6% employee and 6% employer. Three percent is too little. We must take care of the homeless and unsalaried.” - May 17, 2023, 4:53 p.m.

“Samwel murungi,meru county,the bill is draconian and should not see the light of the day.” - May 17, 2023, 4:34 p.m.

“This bill has a poor timing. This bill can wait untill August when harvesting because at that time, cost of living shall be lower.” - May 17, 2023, 4:30 p.m.