HAVEN'T FILED? HOW TO FILE KRA 2020 TAX RETURNS USING P9 FORM


It is once again that time of the year when you are required to file your returns and it is pretty simple. Once you have confirmed that the details you have entered match what is on the P9 form, validate and generate the upload file. The file will be saved automatically.
Follow the steps below and ensure you have filed your returns on or before June 30, 2021, To avoid the penalty.

Get your P9 form from your employer
Open your browser and go to itax.kra.go.ke
Enter your KRA PIN/User ID and password
Answer the security question that follows then log in

Update your professional details appropriately and proceed

Go to Returns Menu and select ‘FILE RETURNS’ ITR For Employment Income Only.

Select the tax obligation (Income Tax-Resident Individual) and click NEXT

Click to download the Income Tax Return form using the provided link

Enter your PIN, Type of return, return period FROM and return period to (01/01/2020 – 31/12/2020)

Go to sheet F and enter EMPLOYER PIN, NAME OF EMPLOYER, GROSS PAY, ALLOWANCES and BENEFITS from employment as per the P9 form

Go to sheet M and select pin of the employer from the dropdown menu, enter name of the employer, taxable salary, tax payable on taxable salary (chargeable pay) and amount of tax deducted as per the P9 form.

Go to sheet T ‘Tax Computation’ and put in the figure as is on yourP9 form. Enter your personal relief (where applicable)
Once you have confirmed the details you have entered, match what is on the P9 form, validate and generate the upload file.

The file will be saved automatically
Enter the return period if filing for the first time
Upload the form by choosing the zip file, agree to the terms and submit
Download the receipt that will be generated
How to file nil returns

Open your browser and go to itax.kra.go.ke
Enter your KRA PIN/User ID and password
Answer the security question that follows then log in

Go to the returns menu and select File Nil Returns

Select your type of taxation and tax obligation then enter your KRA PIN

This will prompt you to enter your details plus the return period

Complete them accurately and submit
This will be followed by an acknowledgment receipt

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