How To File Your KRA Nil Returns This Year
All Kenyans with an active KRA PIN on iTax must ensure that they file their KRA Returns by 30th June of each year.
The Tax Procedures Act states that if a return is not submitted by the respective due date a penalty of ksh. 2000 will be imposed.
Those with KRA pin but not yet employed are expected to file nil returns. This group includes university/ college students and unemployed graduates. Those who are employed should click here to apply. KNEC examiners/ supervisors/ invigilators/ centre managers who took part in last years exams should click here to file their returns.
Requirements For Filing KRA Nil Returns
To be able to file your KRA Nil Returns on iTax, you need to ensure that you have with you KRA PIN Number and KRA iTax Password.
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/
Using your KRA PIN number and iTax Password, Log into your iTax account at https://itax.kra.go.ke/KRA-Portal
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.
Step 3: Click On Returns Tab on top of your browser
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. Period begins on 1st January of the prervious year and ends on 31st December of the same year E.g when filling 2020 returns in 2021, the dates used are 01/01/2020 to 31/12/2020. 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.