To File KRA Nil Returns On iTax online today quickly and easily follow the below steps with a full illustration;
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. In you iTax account you can do a variety of tasks online. Our main focus for this blog post will be on 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.
What You Need To Know About Filing Nil Returns
- Are you unemployed but have a PIN?
If yes, remember all PIN holders must file returns even when you have No source of income.
- Do you need to visit a KRA office once you file online?
No, you do not: once you file your returns you will receive an acknowledgement receipt in your email. You can download a copy from your online profile.
- Do you need to file your returns if you registered for a KRA PIN this year?
Your Individual Income Tax Returns are due immediately after the end of each year i.e. 31st December. If you got your KRA PIN this year, you will start filing Nil Returns from next year. So, be sharp and spare a few minutes of your time in a day and file your KRA Nil Returns today.