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This Is How to file KRA NIL RETURNS online


File KRA NIL Returns help the taxman identify all taxpayers that fall below the taxable income or are unemployed and earning no salary that includes university students. The minimum taxable income in Kenya is Ksh. 24,000.

  • Type ‘iTax’ on your Google search tax and click on the KRA iTax website
  • Enter your KRA PIN, click Continue. Enter Password and Security Stamp ( answer to arithmetic sum) and Click Log In
  • After logging in, scroll to the navigation bar and select ‘e-returns’, which will open a set of options. Underneath the options, scroll downwards and click on ‘file nil returns’.
  • AFTER Log in, update the professions menu then return to file KRA NIL Return.
  • On the taxpayer PIN, insert your KRA pin, and on the ‘Tax Obligation’ option insert ‘Income Tax resident.’ then submit.
  • Select Tax obligation and next fill in the returns period from and return period to will be populated obligation time frame then click submit button.
  • If the process is successful, an acknowledgment receipt of e-returns will appear following a successful submission message.
  • Download the returns receipt and you are done. 

Filing PAYE (Pay As You Earn) returns

PAYE (Pay As You Earn) is a method of tax deduction from employees’ salaries or wages and it applies to all income from any office or employment.

Steps In filing KRA PAYE returns online

  • Log on to from your browser
  • Enter your KRA PIN, click Continue. Enter Password and Security Stamp ( answer to arithmetic sum) and Click Log In
  • Under the returns section, click on file returns then select income Tax followed by the PAYE option.
  • Click on the returns tabs and then the last item ITR for employment income
  • Fill in the sections marked with a red asterisk on Section A.
  • Then in section T only two sections are necessary section 1.1 and 2.5
  • Then Move to Section F fill out Total Employment Income.
  • Click on the section M tab and check that taxable salary, tax payable on taxable salary, and tax deducted salary tally the information reflected on the P9.
  • Next in Section Q fill in the tax paid in advance if applicable. This is the last section of filling in the return. Once complimented click submit.
  • If successful you will get a tab saying, “return slip generated’. You can click on the download returns slip to get your slip.

It’s that simple!

In the event you misplace your PIN or password, you can simply reset it by entering your KRA Pin and click on the ‘Forgot Password/Unlock Account’. You will then be issued a new password which you will need to change immediately.

DESCLIMER; The deadline for filing tax returns is on the 30th of June every year. Failure to do so on time attracts a penalty of Ksh 2,000. 

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