Filling return using the KRA iTAX portal using ITR for Employment is applicable for employed persons. Most of the Kenyans are rushing to file their returns to avoid the penalties of late filling, to avoid penalty according to Tax Act. Having the deadline on 31st June every year.
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Below is the step by step process of filling return for employed persons in Kenya.
GO TO ITAX
Open your browser and go to https://itax.kra.go.ke/KRA-Portal/
Enter your KRA PIN, click Continue. Enter Password and Security Stamp ( answer to arithmetic sum) and Click Log In.
GO TO RETURNS MENU
Go to Returns Menu and select ITR For Employment Income Only.
ENTER RETURN PERIOD
Enter Return Period, select ‘Yes’ to the question ‘Do you have employment income?’ and Click ‘Next’
FILL IN RETURN INFORMATION
Under basic information, answer the questions asked appropriately and Click ‘Next’
CONFIRM DETAILS OF EMPLOYMENT INCOME
Go to Section F, details of employment income and confirm the name and PIN of employer, Gross Pay and other allowances as per your P9 form.
CONFIRM DETAILS OF PAYE DEDUCTED
Go to Sheet M, details of PAYE deducted, confirm Employer details, Taxable salary, chargeable pay, Tax payable on taxable salary and PAYE deducted. Details can be modified as per your P9.
ENTER DETAILS OF INCOME TAX PAID IN ADVANCE
Go to Section Q and capture a payment if any, made prior to the filing of the return.
Go to Section T, Tax Computation, Enter defined/pension contribution amount (as per your P9 actual contribution by employee) and personal relief. Click ‘Submit’ and download the E-return acknowledgment receipt and save it for future reference.