This quide will show you step by step how to file nil returns on iTax portal. Filing nil returns is meant for those who are unemployed especially students. If you are employed or have a source of income then you can file returns using the P9 form or other means.
Don’t wait until the last minute. File your returns early to avoid a penalty of ksh 2,000. The deadline for filing returns is 30th june as always. So let me dive in and show you how to file nil returns for those who don’t have transactions to declare for these period.
Step by Step process of how to file nil returns on iTax (2020)
Step 1 : Log in to the KRA iTax portal using your KRA pin and Password.
Step 2 : Once you have logged in successfully, click on returns. A drop down menu will appear then click File Nil Return.
Step 3: Under Tax obligation, select Income Tax – Resident Individual. The rest of the fields are filled for you. After your done click next.
Step 4 : If your filing nil return for the year 2020, make sure your return period is from 01/01/2019 to 31/12/2019. Then click submit to file nil returns
Step 5 : After successful submission, a return receipt will be generated.
Step 6 : Download the e-Return Acknowledgment Receipt .
That’s it, nothing more. The process of filing nil returns on iTax portal is as simple as that. For any clarification, feel free to leave a comment down below.