Tag: Tax

How to apply for KRA tax penalty waiver

How to apply for KRA tax penalty waiver

KRA tax penalty is a fine charged based on the failure of a person to file his or her annual returns, or failing to pay taxes. Failure to file your returns comes at a cost, what is referred to as tax penalties. A non-compliant taxpayer can request for a tax ...

How to apply for KRA tax refund

How to apply for KRA tax refund

Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) is a government organization in charge of the assessment, accounting, and collection of all revenues that are due. KRA tax refund is a reimbursement of excess tax paid in a given period. This arises when the taxpayer remits more than they should to the government. As ...

Excise duty rates in Kenya

Excise duty rates in Kenya 2020

Excise duty is a tax charged on specific goods and services manufactured locally or imported, on varying rates. In Kenya, it is charged in both specific rate where a specific amount of tax is charged per unit of measure on an excisable product, and ad valorem rate where a percentage ...

Types of taxes in Kenya

Types of taxes in Kenya

A tax is a mandatory financial charge or some other type of levy imposed upon a taxpayer (an individual or other legal entity) by a governmental organization in order to fund various public expenditures. In Kenya, the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) is responsible for the assessment, collection and accounting for ...

How to file for KRA tax returns

How to file for KRA tax returns

Kenya Revenue Authority requires all Kenyan citizens who have KRA Personal Identification Number (PIN) to file for tax returns. This is regardless of the employment status or whether the individual has an income generating source or not. Those in employment are required to file for PAYE returns while students or ...

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