How to File KRA iTax Nil Returns 2022

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Requirements to File KRA iTax Nil Returns 2022

  • Your KRA iTax PIN
  • Your KRA iTax Password 

How to File KRA iTax Nil Returns in 2022

If you are not employed, you must still file KRA Nil Returns by following the steps outlined below:

Step 1: On your web browser, visit the KRA iTax portal and log in to your iTax account using your KRA PIN number and iTax Password.

You should see the dashboard below after successfully logging into your KRA iTax account.

Step 2: Click on Returns in the top panel menu, then on the ‘File Nil Return’ tab.

Step 3: You will be taken to a page that requires your input once you have selected the Nil e-Return.

In the ‘Type’ section, select ‘Self’ from the drop-down arrow. The system will automatically populate your KRA PIN Number and in the Tax Obligation, select ‘Income Tax Resident’, then Click ‘Next’ to proceed.

Step 4:  Proceed to fill the Income Tax – Resident Individual Nil e-Return form. 

Once done, click on the submit button to move on to the next step.

Step 5: Upon successful submission of your KRA Nil Returns, a return receipt will be generated with an acknowledgement number, download that receipt.

Step 6: Lastly, print the KRA e-Return Acknowledgement Receipt that you downloaded as this serves as proof that you have successfully filed the KRA Nil Returns for the year in question.

How to Reset Your KRA iTax Password

Follow the below steps to reset your KRA password on the iTax portal in case you have forgotten your password.

Step 1 – Type or paste on your web browser.

Step 2 – Enter your KRA PIN in the User ID section then click on the ‘Continue’ button to proceed to the next step.

Step 3 – Click on ‘Forgot Password’ locate at the bottom of that page

Step 4 – Next, you will be required to solve an arithmetic question. Once done, click ‘Submit’.

Step 5 – You will then be taken to a new page informing you that your KRA Password has been mailed to you.

Step 6 – Head over and login to your iTax Registered Email Address where you will find the new KRA Reset Password.

You will then revisit the KRA iTax Portal login page as outlined earlier above.

Once you enter your new KRA Password and confirm the same, you will get a pop up notification from KRA informing you that you have successfully changed your password.

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