Did you know that if you don’t file KRA tax return form whether you are employed or not you will be fined ksh. 20,000? This is not a one time fine and yet you can avoid it.
Below is a step by step guide on how to go about it and avoid unnecessary fines if you are jobless and at one point had acquired a KRA pin for HELB or other purposes.
Login to the Kra portal with your Kra details and proceed to the next step.
After Login. You will be directed to a page that has a red top menu as shown below.
Place 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 RETURNS.” 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.
Fill by entering:
- Tax obligation: Income Tax-Resident Individual
Then click Next and you will be redirected to a page like shown below
Fill the form by entering:
- Wife Pin: (Leave blank)
- Return Period: 01/01/2017
- Return Period: 31/12/2017 (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:
Click download Returns Receipt to download and you are good to go till next year.
You can watch the video below for a better understanding of the process.