How To File KRA Nil Returns for Unemployed

Filing of KRA Nil Returns applies to individuals in Kenya who are Unemployed i.e. don’t have any source of income. The law is quite clear that any person who has an active KRA PIN Number is required to file his or her KRA Returns before the elapse of the set deadline of 30th of June by Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA). Failure to which a penalty of Kshs. 2,000 will be imposed. So, if you are unemployed individual, you need to ensure that you comply to this by filing your KRA Nil Returns online using iTax (KRA Portal).


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The process of filing KRA Nil Returns for Unemployed on iTax (KRA Portal) requires that you have with you both the KRA PIN Number and KRA Password (iTax Password) which you need so as to access your iTax (KRA Portal) account. In this blog post, I will be sharing with you the main steps that all unemployed individuals who have active KRA PIN Number need to follow in the process of How To File KRA Nil Returns for Unemployed using iTax (KRA Portal).

How To File KRA Nil Returns for Unemployed

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

Step 1: Visit iTax (KRA Portal)

Visit iTax (KRA Portal)

The first step in the process of How To File KRA Nil Returns for Unemployed is 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)

Next, enter your KRA PIN Number, KRA Password (iTax Password), solve the arithmetic question (security stamp) and then click on the “Login” button to access your iTax (KRA Portal) account.

Step 3: Click on Returns then File KRA Nil Returns

Click on Returns then File KRA Nil Returns

Once you have successfully logged into your iTax (KRA Portal) account, click on the “Returns” menu tab then click on “File Nil Return” from the drop down list that will appear to begin the process of filing KRA Nil Returns for Unemployed individuals in Kenya.

Step 4: Select KRA Tax Obligation

Select KRA Tax Obligation

Next, select the KRA Tax Obligation that you are filing the KRA Nil Returns for. Since we are filing KRA Nil Returns for Unemployed individuals in Kenya, 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

In this step, you need to fill in the Income Tax Resident Individual Nil e-Return Form. This is basically the form that is used to file KRA Nil Returns online using iTax (KRA Portal). If your KRA Returns are up to date, you will need to enter the Return Period From as 01/01/2023 which automatically populate the Return Period To as 31/12/2023, then click on the “Submit” button.

Step 6: Download KRA e-Return Acknowledgement Receipt

Download KRA e-Return Acknowledgement Receipt

Lastly in this step, you need to download the KRA e-Return Acknowledgement Receipt also known as KRA Returns Receipt. The KRA Nil Returns e-Return Acknowledgement Receipt serves as a confirmation that you have successfully filed KRA Nil Returns for Unemployed online. To download the KRA e-Return Acknowledgement Receipt, just click on the “Download KRA Returns Receipt” link to download and save a copy of the KRA Returns Receipt to the device that you are using.


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Filing of KRA Nil Returns for Unemployed individuals in Kenya is quite straightforward. You first need to ensure that you don’t have any source of income and also ensure that you are able to login to iTax (KRA Portal) using both your KRA PIN Number and KRA Password (iTax Password). Once you have all these with you, you can follow the above 6 main steps that are involved in the whole process of How To File KRA Nil Returns for Unemployed individuals online using iTax (KRA Portal). If you need any help with Filing KRA Nil Returns online, at CYBER.CO.KE we are ready to assist you.



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