HOW TO FILE KRA RETURNS FOR UNEMPLOYED.PLEASE FILE YOUR RETURNS

HOW TO FILE KRA RETURNS FOR UNEMPLOYED.PLEASE FILE YOUR RETURNS

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kra doubles fine for not filing returns

Did you know that if you do not file KRA tax return form whether you are employed or not you will be fined ksh. 10,000? This is not a one time fine and yet you can avoid it.To avoid unnecessary fines if you are jobless and at one point had acquired a KRA pin for HELB or other purposes, follow this step by step guide on how to go about it.Here is step by step procedure on how to file KRA returns for unemployed. Click here to know new penalty KRA DOUBLES PENALTY FOR NOT FILING RETURNS TO KSH 20,000

Visit KRA portal where you will enter your KRA Pin or USER ID.  Enter and log in  with your iTax password. If you have forgotten your password, retrieve  one  using „ FORGOT PASSWORD‟ option on the  bottom right of the iTax portal page.

HOW TO FILE KRA RETURNS FOR UNEMPLOYED

After Login. You will be directed to a page that has a red top menu as shown below.

HOW TO FILE KRA RETURNS FOR UNEMPLOYEDPlace your cursor (mouse pointer) on the ‘RETURNS” page and a drop down menu will appear. Below the drop down menu you will see “FILE  NILL RETRUNS.” For the unemployed that is where you are supposed to click and you will be directed to a page that looks like the one below

KRA3Fill by entering:

  • Tax obligation: Income Tax-Resident Individual

The click Next and you be directed a page like this below

KRA4Fill by entering:

  • Wife Pin: (Leave blank if you don’t have one  filing returns)
  • Return Period: 01/01/2016
  • Return Period: 31/12/2016 (this section will fill itself automatically once you click the small calendar on the right)

Click Submit.  On successful submission, the message below will be displayed:

KRA5Click download Returns Receipt to download. You are done after downloading.

You have until June 30 2016 to file your tax returns.

And by completing the process online, you will save yourself from the last minute rush that usually results in long, winding queues at the Kenya Revenue Authority offices in Times Tower, Nairobi, every so often.

To ease the process, the taxman has come up with an online platform-iTax-a robust system to help you file your tax returns at the comfort of your home or office.

To help taxpayers use the system, the authority has also come up with iTax support centres, which are small branches, located in different parts of the country, where you can seek assistance incase you have challenges or questions on filing your tax records.

KRA DOUBLES PENALTY FOR NOT FILING RETURNS TO KSH 20,000

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