How to File Nil Returns :It is a must for every Kenyan who has a KRA PIN to file annual tax returns. It applies to students and unemployed Kenyans who are required to file nil returns without fail on or before the 30th June every year.
What is KRA Nil Returns?
KRA Nil Returns applies to those who do not have a source of income sometimes referred to as the unemployed. Source of income in sense that the taxpayer does not have income from Rental, Business or Employment. Kindly note that every Kenyan, who has a valid KRA PIN is required to declare their annual income every year before 30th June of the following year.
Step by Step Guide on How to File KRA Nil Returns
Step 1: Visit KRA iTax Portal Using https://itax.kra.go.ke/KRA-Portal/
On the left-hand side, you will see an empty tab, enter your PIN/User ID then continue.
You will be prompted to enter your password & Security Stamp is something like 11+3=??
Step 2: Log Into KRA iTax iPage Dashboard
Once you have successfully logged into your iTax account (iPage) you should see the following as shown above. In you iTax account you can do a variety of tasks online. The main focus here is KRA Returns.
Step 3: Click On File Nil Return Tab
On your iTax account top panel menu, Click on Returns and then File Nil Return.
Step 4: Select The Nil e-Return
In the type section, select Self. It will populate your KRA PIN Number and in the Tax Obligation – Income Tax Resident. Click Next to proceed.
Step 5: Fill The Income Tax – Resident Individual Nil e-Return Form
In this part, you select the return period. Since we are filing KRA Nil Returns for the previous year 2019, our return period will start from 01/01/2019 to 31/12/2019. The return period to automatically autofills by itself. Click on the submit button to proceed.
Step 6: Download KRA Nil Returns Receipt
Upon successful submission of your KRA Nil Returns, a return receipt will be generated with an acknowledgement number. Download the returns receipt and print a copy of it.
Step 7: Print e-Return Acknowledgement Receipt The last and final step will involve printing the KRA e-Return Acknowledgement Receipt that you downloaded. This is a final indication that you have successfully filed the KRA Nil Returns for the year 2019
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