Step-by-Step Process of Filing KRA Returns - For Students

If you are Student in Kenya with an active KRA PIN Number, you are required to file your KRA Returns on or before the elapse of the 30th June deadline as set out by Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA). Students normally file KRA Nil Returns on iTax (KRA Portal) as they don’t have any source of income. Failure to file KRA Returns for Students normally atrracts a penalty of Kshs. 2,000 per year not file (late filing).

As a student, you can avoid the KRA Penalties by ensuring that you file your KRA Returns as early as possible and you don’t need to wait till the last minute to file your KRA Returns. To be able to file KRA Returns for Students, you need to ensure that you have with you both the KRA PIN Number and KRA Password (iTax Password) which you will need to use to access your account and file KRA Returns.

If you don’t know your KRA Password (iTax Password), you can easily reset it or you can also request for KRA PIN Change of Email Address so as to be able to easily reset the password and be able to file KRA Returns for Students online easily. In this blog post, I will be sharing with you the main steps that you need to follow on How To File KRA Returns for Students on iTax (KRA Portal).

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How To File KRA Returns for Students 

Step 1: Visit iTax (KRA Portal)

Visit iTax (KRA Portal)

To be able to file KRA Returns for Students, you first need to visit iTax (KRA Portal) by using https://itax.kra.go.ke/KRA-Portal/

Step 2: Login Into iTax (KRA Portal)

Login Into iTax (KRA Portal)

In this step, you need to login into iTax (KRA Portal) account by entering your KRA PIN Number, KRA Password (iTax Password), solve the arithmetic question (security stamp) and then click on the “Login” button to access your account so as to begin the process of filing KRA Returns for Students.

Step 3: Click on Returns then File Nil Return

Click on Returns then File Nil Return

Next, after you have successfully logged into your iTax (KRA Portal) account,  click on “Returns” menu then click on “File Nil Return” from the drop down menu list to begin the process of filing your KRA Nil Returns on iTax (KRA Portal).

Step 4: Select Tax Obligation

Select Tax Obligation

Selection of Tax Obligation is the next step where you have to select the KRA Tax Obligation that you want to file KRA Returns for Students under. Here, you need you need to select “Income Tax – Resident Individual” as the Tax Obligation then click on the “Next” button.

Step 5: Fill In The Income Tax Resident Individual Nil e-Return Form

Fill In The Income Tax Resident Individual Nil e-Return Form

In this step, you need to fill in the Income Tax Resident Individual Nil e-Return Form. On this KRA Nil e-Return Form, you are supposed to fill in is the “Return Period From” which will auto-fill the “Return Period To.” As an example, if you are filing KRA Returns for Students for the year 2023, the Return Period From will be 01/01/2023 and the Return Period To will be 31/12/2023. Once you have filled in the KRA Nil e-Return Form, click on the “Submit” button.

Step 6: Download e-Return Acknowledgement Receipt

Download e-Return Acknowledgement Receipt

In this last step, all you need to do is download the KRA e-Return Acknowledgement Receipt that has been generated by iTax (KRA Portal) after the submission of your KRA Returns for Students. To download the KRA Returns Receipt, click on the link that is titled “Download Returns Receipt” to download and save the e-Return Acknowledgement Receipt.

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Filing of KRA Returns for Students on iTax (KRA Portal) is quite simple but you need to note some important things. Students who don’t have any source of income are required to file KRA Nil Returns on iTax. Also, you need to ensure that you have with you both your KRA PIN Number and KRA Password (iTax Password) which are required in the process of logging into iTax (KRA Portal) account. Once you have with all these, you can follow the outlined 6 steps so as to successfully file KRA Returns for Students online using iTax (KRA Portal) before the elapse of the 30th June KRA Returns deadline.


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KRA PIN REGISTRATION

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KRA PIN RETRIEVAL

Are you looking to Retrieve and get a Lost KRA PIN Certificate? We are here and ready to assist you with Retrieval of KRA PIN Certificate. Fill and submit your request online for KRA PIN Retrieval.


KRA PIN UPDATE

Are you looking to Update an Old KRA PIN Number on iTax (KRA Portal)? We are here and ready to assist you with Update of KRA PIN Number. Fill and submit your request online for KRA PIN Update.


KRA PIN CHANGE OF EMAIL ADDRESS

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REFUGEE KRA PIN REGISTRATION

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FOREIGNER KRA PIN REGISTRATION

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SELF HELP GROUP (SHG) KRA PIN REGISTRATION

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COMPANY KRA PIN REGISTRATION

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PARTNERSHIP KRA PIN REGISTRATION

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SOCIETY KRA PIN REGISTRATION

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ASSOCIATION KRA PIN REGISTRATION

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NGO KRA PIN REGISTRATION

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KRA NIL RETURNS FILING

Are you looking to file KRA Nil Returns? We are here and ready to assist you with Filing of KRA Nil Returns. Fill and submit your request online for KRA Nil Returns Filing.


KRA EMPLOYMENT RETURNS FILING

Are you looking to file KRA Employment Returns? We are here and ready to assist you with Filing of KRA Employment Returns. Fill and submit your request online for KRA Employment Returns Filing.


TURNOVER TAX (TOT) RETURNS FILING

Are you looking to file Turnover Tax (TOT) Returns? We are here and ready to assist you with Filing of Turnover Tax (TOT) Returns. Fill and submit your request online for Turnover Tax (TOT) Returns Filing.


MONTHLY RENTAL INCOME (MRI) RETURNS FILING

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PAY AS YOU EARN (PAYE) RETURNS FILING

Are you looking to file Pay As You Earn (PAYE) Returns? We are here and ready to assist you with Filing of Pay As You Earn (PAYE) Returns. Fill and submit your request online for Pay As You Earn (PAYE) Returns Filing.


VALUE ADDED TAX (VAT) RETURNS FILING

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