Step-by-Step Process of Filing KRA Returns for the First Time

Filing KRA Returns is a crucial and important task for individuals holding active KRA PIN Numbers here in Kenya, as mandated by the law. The deadline for filing KRA Returns, set by the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), is on or before June 30th each year. Failure to meet this deadline results in a penalty of Kshs. 2,000 per year for late filing of KRA Returns on iTax (KRA Portal).



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For those who have recently acquired their new KRA PIN Number and are seeking to file their KRA Returns for the first time, this blog post provides a comprehensive overview of the necessary steps that you need to take in order to successfully file KRA Returns for the first time. The process for first time filing of KRA Returns on iTax (KRA Portal) is designed to assist new taxpayers in successfully completing their KRA Returns. If it’s your initial attempt at filing KRA Returns on iTax (KRA Portal), rest assured that the procedure is straightforward and easy to follow.

To initiate your first time filing on iTax (KRA Portal), ensure you have two essential requirements: your KRA PIN Number and the KRA Password (iTax Password). These credentials are integral to the iTax login process, allowing you to access your iTax account and efficiently file your KRA Returns for the first time with much ease and convenience.

Filing KRA Returns for the First Time involves the following; Visit iTax (KRA Portal), Login Into iTax, Click on Returns then File KRA Nil Returns, Select KRA Tax Obligation, Fill In The Income Tax – Resident Individual Nil e-Return Form and finally Download e-Return Acknowledgement Receipt. Below is an in depth step-by-step process that you need to follow.

How To File KRA Returns For The First Time

  • Step 1: Visit iTax (KRA Portal)

Visit iTax (KRA Portal)

To be able to file KRA Returns for the first time, the first step is to visit iTax (KRA Portal) by using https://itax.kra.go.ke/KRA-Portal/

  • Step 2: Login Into iTax

Login Into iTax

In this step, you need to enter your KRA PIN Number, iTax Password (KRA Password), solve the arithmetic question (security stamp) and click on the “Login” button.

  • Step 3: Click on Returns then File KRA Nil Returns

Click on Returns then File KRA Nil Returns

Upon successfully logging into iTax (KRA Portal) account, click on the “Returns” module and then click on “File Nil Return” to begin the process of filing KRA Returns for the first time.

  • Step 4: Select KRA Tax Obligation

Select KRA Tax Obligation

In this step, you need to select the KRA Tax Obligation that you are filing the KRA Returns for. Since we are filing KRA Returns for the first time, select “Income Tax – Resident Individual” 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

Next, you need to fill in the Income Tax Resident Individual Nil e-Return Form. In this case, since you are filing KRA Returns for the first time, as an example we choose 01/01/2023 as the return period from and the return period to will auto fill as 31/12/2023, then click on the “Submit” button to submit your KRA Returns online.

  • Step 6: Download e-Return Acknowledgement Receipt

Download e-Return Acknowledgement Receipt

Once you have successfully filed KRA Returns for the first time, you now need to download the e-Return Acknowledgement Receipt. This marks the final and last step in the process of filing KRA Returns for the first time. To download the e-Return Acknowledgement Receipt, just click on the “Download KRA Returns Receipt” link to download and save the KRA Returns Receipt on your device.

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The above 6 steps sums up the process that you need to follow in order to file KRA Returns for the first time on iTax (KRA Portal). As a reminder, you need to ensure that you have with you the two most important requirements that are needed in this process i.e. KRA PIN Number and iTax Password (KRA Password). Once you have both of these requirements with you, you can follow the above outlined 6 steps so as to be able to successfully file KRA Returns for the first time.


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FILL AND SUBMIT THE KRA ONLINE SERVICES REQUEST FORM:

Enter ID Number or Alien ID Number
Enter Date of Birth
Enter Mobile Number Paying For This Service
Enter Email Address to Receive PIN Certificate
Select County of Residence
Enter City or Town of Residence
Enter District of Residence

DISCLAIMER: Kindly take note that CYBER.CO.KE is an online cyber cafe platform/portal that only offers KRA Services to customers and clients in Kenya. All the KRA PIN Registration, KRA PIN Retrieval, KRA PIN Update and KRA PIN Change of Email Address services offered to customers and clients in Kenya here at CYBER.CO.KE are charged a service fee of Kshs. 200/= only. 

To make payment for KRA Individual services here at CYBER.CO.KE; Go to Lipa na M-Pesa; Select Buy Goods and Services; Enter Till Number 9181993; Enter Amount Kshs. 200; complete the payment for your submitted online order request for KRA PIN Registration, KRA PIN Retrieval, KRA PIN Update or KRA PIN Change of Email Address at CYBER.CO.KE

CYBER PORTAL TILL NUMBER


HOW TO PAY FOR KRA ONLINE SERVICES AT CYBER.CO.KE USING LIPA NA M-PESA TILL NUMBER 9181993

Step 1: Go to Lipa na M-Pesa

Step 2: Select Buy Goods and Services

Step 3: Enter Till Number: 9181993

Step 4: Enter the amount: Kshs. 200

Step 5: Enter your M-PESA PIN and confirm the details

You will get an SMS notification from M-PESA upon successful payment of Kshs. 200 to CYBER.CO.KE for your online request for KRA Individual Services. Once your KRA Online Service request has been submitted successfully to CYBER.CO.KE, our support team shall process your KRA online service request and send to your Email Address or WhatsApp both your KRA PIN Number and KRA PIN Certificate in less than 5 minutes. You can also contact us using our Support Email Address: [email protected] or Chat with us on WhatsApp using: 0723 737 740 today.



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KRA PIN CHANGE OF EMAIL ADDRESS

Are you looking to Change the Email Address linked to KRA PIN Number on iTax? We are here and ready to assist you. Fill and submit your request online for KRA PIN Change of Email Address.

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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.

Get your e-Return Acknowledgement Receipt in 5 minutes.


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