KRA Tax Compliance Certificate

What is Tax Compliance?

A KRA tax compliance certificate, otherwise known as a Tax Clearance Certificate is an official document issued by KRA, as proof of having filed and paid all your taxes.

KRA issues the following Tax Compliance Certificates upon application: 

  • Tax Compliance Certificates for Taxpayers seeking tenders with Government Ministries and Institutions.
  • Tax Compliance Certificates to employees leaving service nor seeking new job opportunities.
  • Tax Compliance Certificates for taxpayers seeking liquor Licenses.
  • Tax Compliance Certificates to Clearing and Forwarding Agents. 

KRA Tax Compliance Certificate Validity 

Tax Compliance Certificates are valid for twelve months only.

Application for Tax Compliance Certificate should be lodged 7 days prior to expiry of the previous one.

Application for a TCC is done through iTax platform and the certificate is sent to applicants’ email address. 

Applying for a KRA Tax Compliance Certificate 

Taxpayers seeking Tax Compliance Certificate must be compliant in:

  • Filing of tax returns on or before the due date for all applicable tax obligations.
  • Payment of tax on or before the due date.
  • Clearance of all outstanding tax debt. 

How To Apply For KRA Tax Compliance Certificate

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