How To File KRA Nil Returns For Unemployed On iTax

Did you know that if you are unemployed in Kenya, you are required to file your KRA Returns? Yes, any unemployed individual with an active KRA PIN is required to file his or her KRA Returns on or before the elapse of the 30th June deadline of each year by Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA). Failure of not filing your KRA Returns if you are unemployed is a penalty of Kshs. 2,000 for late filing of KRA Returns on iTax.



The type of returns that all unemployed individuals with KRA PIN in Kenya are supposed to file is called KRA Nil Returns. This is the type of KRA Return that is filed by all indiviaduals who don’t have any income from either of the following sources i.e. Business, Rental or Employment. In the context of this blog post, KRA Nil Returns for those who are unemployed i.e. have no income being derived from employment. Therefor, if you are unemployed, you need to be filing KRA Nil Returns on iTax.

To be able to file KRA Nil Returns for Unemployed on iTax, there are two main requirements that you need to ensure that you have with you. This includes your KRA PIN Number and KRA Password (iTax Password). The process of filing KRA Nil Returns for Unemployed individuals on iTax requires that you first login into iTax using both the KRA PIN Number and KRA Password (iTax Password) so as to be able to file KRA Nil Returns for Unemployed easily.

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Requirements Needed In Filing KRA Nil Returns For Unemployed On iTax

The process of filing KRA Nil Returns for unemployed Kenyans requires one to have both KRA PIN Number and KRA Password (iTax Password). As mentioned above, you need both of these two requirements so as to be able to first login into your iTax account. Below is brief description of what the KRA PIN Number and KRA Password (iTax Password) entails in relation to the whole process of How To File KRA Nil Returns For Unemployed 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 unemployed individuals. 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 unemployed on iTax is your KRA Password (iTax Password), which you will need to access your iTax account. 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.

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How To File KRA Nil Returns For Unemployed On iTax

Step 1: Visit iTax

Visit iTax

For you to be able to file KRA Nil Returns, you first need to visit iTax using https://itax.kra.go.ke/KRA-Portal/

Step 2: Login Into iTax

Login Into iTax

Next, using both your KRA PIN Number and KRA Password (iTax Password), solve the arithmetic question (security stamp) and click on the “Login” button to access your iTax account and begin filing KRA Nil Returns for Unemployed.

Step 3: Click on Returns then File KRA Nil Returns

Click on Returns then File KRA Nil Returns

Once you are logged into your iTax account successfully, click on the “Returns” menu 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 type of KRA Tax Obligation that you want to file the KRA Nil Returns for. In this blog post, since we are filing KRA Nil Returns for unemployed individuals in Kenya, we select the tax obligation as 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

In this step, fill in the Income Tax Resident Individual Nil e-Return form that initiates the filing of KRA Nil Returns for unemployed individuals in Kenya. 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 01/01/2022 which will set the Return Period To as 31/12/2022 afterwards, click on the “Submit” button. 

Step 6: Download KRA Nil Returns Receipt

Download KRA Nil Returns Receipt

Once you have filled in the Nil e-Returns form in step 5 above, you now need to download the KRA Nil Returns Receipt for unemployed individuals on iTax. To download the KRA Nil Returns Receipt on iTax, 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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The above 6 steps sums up the process that is involved in filing KRA Nil Returns for unemployed on iTax. For you to be successful in filing KRA Nil Returns on iTax, ensure that you have the iTax login credentials i.e. KRA PIN Number and KRA Password (iTax Password). Once you have both of these two key requirements, follow the above main steps that are involved in the whole process of How To File KRA Nil Returns For Unemployed On iTax.



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