How To File KRA Nil Returns For Students On iTax

Did you know that any student with an active KRA PIN Number is supposed to file his or her KRA Returns on iTax? Yes, if you are student in TVET institution, College or University, you are required by Law to file KRA Returns on or before the elapse of the set deadline of 30th June of each year by Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA). The type of returns that all students are supposed to file is what is known as KRA Nil Returns and it should be filed on iTax.

KRA Nil Returns is filed by those students in Kenya who don’t have any income or have no source of income. So, if you don’t have any income that is derived from Employment, Business or Rental, then you are required to file KRA Nil Returns on iTax. Since majority of students in Kenya have active KRA PIN Numbers but don’t have any source of income, they are required to file KRA Nil Returns on iTax failure to which a penalty of Kshs. 2,000 for late filing of KRA Nil Returns.

The process of filing KRA Nil Returns for students on iTax requires one to first have with them two important requirements that are needed in the whole process of filing KRA Nil Returns on iTax. The two requirements includes; KRA PIN Number and KRA Password (iTax Password). You need to login to iTax using both your KRA PIN Number and KRA Password (iTax Password) so as to be able to successfully file KRA Nil Returns for students online quickly and easily.

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Requirements Needed In Filing KRA Nil Returns For Students

If you are a student and want to file your KRA Nil Returns on iTax, you need to ensure that you have with you both your KRA PIN Number and KRA Password (iTax Password). Below is abrief description of what these two requirements entails in relation to the process of How To File KRA Nil Returns For Students On iTax.

KRA PIN Number

The KRA PIN Number is the most important requirement that you need to have with you when you want to login into iTax so as to be able file KRA Nil Returns for students. If by any chance you have forgotten or you don’t remember your KRA PIN Number, you can submit KRA PIN Retrieval request online here at CYBER.CO.KE and our support team will be able to assist with the retrieval of your lost or forgotten KRA PIN Number.

At the same time, if you are looking for a new KRA PIN Number, you can get it here in less than 3 minutes by submitting your KRA PIN Registration request at CYBER.CO.KE. Your new KRA PIN Number and KRA PIN Certificate will be sent to your Email Address once the request for KRA PIN Registration has been done and processed by our support team.

KRA Password (iTax Password)

The next requirement that you need to have with you in the process of filing KRA Nil Returns for students is your KRA Password (iTax Password), which you will need to access your iTax. If you don’t know or have forgotten your KRA Password, you can check our article on How To Reset KRA iTax Password. Once you have requested for KRA Password reset, a new password will be emailed to you and you can use it to log into your iTax Account.

You can only change or reset your iTax Password if the email used in KRA iTax Portal is the same that you currently have. If you don’t remember or need to change your KRA Email Address, you can submit KRA PIN Change of Email Address order online at CYBER.CO.KE and have your Email Address changed so as to enable your Reset KRA Password.

How To File KRA Nil Returns for Students

The following are the 6 main steps involved in the process of How To File KRA Nil Returns for Students that you need to follow.

Step 1: Visit iTax (KRA Portal)

Visit iTax

The first step in the process of filing KRA Nil Returns for Students involves visiting iTax by using https://itax.kra.go.ke/KRA-Portal/

Step 2: Login Into iTax (KRA Portal)

Login Into iTax

Next, enter your KRA PIN Number and KRA Password (iTax Password), solve the arithmetic question (security stamp) and click on the “Login” button to begin the process of filing KRA Nil Returns for Students on iTax.

Step 3: Click on Returns then File KRA Nil Returns

Click on Returns then File KRA Nil Returns

Once you are logged into iTax successfully, click on the “Returns” module followed by “File KRA Nil Returns” from the drop down list. 

Step 4: Select KRA Tax Obligation

Select KRA Tax Obligation

In this step, you need to select the KRA Tax Obligation that you want to file the KRA Nil Returns for. Since we are filing KRA Nil Returns for students on iTax, we select the KRA Tax Obligation as “Income Tax – Resident Individual” after selecting, 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. If your KRA Returns are up to date, you will just need to enter the Return Period From which will then auto-populate the Return Period To. Take note that this happens only if your KRA Returns filing are up to date. So, in our case we put the Return Period From as 01/01/2023 which will set the Return Period To as 31/12/2023 afterwards, click on the “Submit” button. 

Step 6: Download KRA Nil Returns Acknowledgement Receipt (e-Return Acknowledgement Receipt)

Download KRA Nil Returns Acknowledgement Receipt

The last step in the process of How To File KRA Nil Returns For Students On iTax, is to download the generated KRA Nil Returns Acknowledgement Receipt that is also known as KRA Returns Receipt. To download the KRA Nil Returns Receipt, just click on the “Download KRA Returns Receipt” text link to save the KRA Nil Returns Acknowledgement Receipt on your device and even print a copy the same receipt. 

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By downloading your KRA Nil Returns Receipt, it marks the end of the whole process of filing KRA Nil Returns for Students on iTax. Just as a reminder, to be able to file KRA Nil Returns on iTax, you need to ensure that you have with you KRA PIN Number and KRA Password (iTax Password) which you will use to login into iTax account and to be able to file KRA Nil Returns for Students on iTax quickly and easily today. 


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