Before you apply for a tax compliance certificate on iTax, make sure that you have filed and paid all your taxes. A Tax compliance certificate is mostly needed when your seeking tenders with Government Ministries and Institutions, seeking new job , seeking liquor Licenses and so forth. It’s important to understand that this document is valid for one year. Once it has expired, you should apply for another one before 7 days.
Note: Application for a Tax compliance certificate is done through iTax portal and the certificate is sent to applicants email address.
So lets dive in and look at how to apply for a Tax compliance certificate on iTax in 2020.
How to apply for a Tax Compliance certificate on iTax 
Step 1 : Log in to the KRA iTax portal using your KRA pin and Password.
Step 2 : On the main menu, click on Certificates link. A drop down menu will appear.Then click apply for Tax compliance certificate(TCC).
Step 3 : Fill in the reasons why you want to apply for a Tax compliance certificate. The most common reason for applying a Tax compliance certificate is when you are seeking a new job and one of the requirements is to have a Tax compliance certificate. Once your done click on the submit button.
Step 4: Once you get a message that the application for Tax compliance certificate has been submitted successfull. Download and Print the Acknowledgement Receipt for Tax Compliance Certificate. It may take upto a week to get your TCC.
Step 5: If the application for TCC is successful, you will receive a confirmation email in your registered email address. The Tax compliance certificate will be attached on the same email. Download and print Tax Compliance Certificate.
If the application for TCC is not approved, its either you have not filed or paid your taxes . Its important to not that before you apply for a tax compliance certificate on iTax you need to have filed your Tax returns and cleared all outstanding tax debt on or before the due date.
That’s it for now .Hope the article has helped you apply for a Tax compliance certificate on iTax portal. See you next time. If there is any question or need assistance feel free to contact us.
Check also: How to file Nil returns.