What is KRA Tax Compliance ? A tax compliance, otherwise known as a Tax Clearance Certificate is an official document issued by KRA, as proof of having filed and paid all your taxes.
TYPES OF KRA TAX COMPLIANCE CERTIFICATE
KRA issues the following Tax Compliance Certificates upon application:
- Tax Compliance Certificates for Taxpayers seeking tenders with Government Ministries and Institutions.
- Tax Compliance Certificates to employees leaving service nor seeking new job opportunities.
- Tax Compliance Certificates for taxpayers seeking liquor Licenses.
- Tax Compliance Certificates to Clearing and Forwarding Agents.
Tax Compliance Validity
Tax Compliance Certificates are valid for twelve months only.
Application for Tax Compliance Certificate should be lodged 7 days prior to expiry of the previous one.
Application for a TCC is done through iTax platform and the certificate is sent to applicants’ email address.
Applying for a Compliance Certificate
Taxpayers seeking Tax Compliance Certificate must be compliant in:
- Filing of tax returns on or before the due date for all applicable tax obligations.
- Payment of tax on or before the due date.
- Clearance of all outstanding tax debt.
HOW TO APPLY FOR KRA TAX COMPLIANCE CERTIFICATE
Great, you have logged in to your personal account in Itax system.
Now, go straight to the Certificates menu and press the button “Apply for Tax Compliance Certificate”.
In a new window, you will be able to see your personal taxpayer PIN and full name. There will also be a special text area, where you will have to write the reason why you are registering for a KRA Itax tax compliance certificate Kenya.
After you have finished typing the reason of your request, you can press the “Submit” button. In a couple of minutes, you will receive an e-mail, that your application for KRA Itax tax compliance certificate was successfully submitted.
The only thing, that is left is acknowledgement receipt. You will need this one in case, there will be problems with your certificate. Simply, press the download button and save the acknowledgement receipt on you computer. It will be also send to your registered e-mail address. The waiting period for your Kenya revenue authorithy Itax tax compliance certificate Kenya is defined. Usually it takes a week or even more.
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