How to file Income Tax Employment Income Only


KRA is charged with the responsibility of collecting revenue on behalf of the Government of Kenya.

KRA focuses on Assessment, Collection, Administration and Enforcement of laws relating to revenue

How to file Income Tax Employment Income Only

  • Ensure you have a KRA P9A form (tax deduction card) From your employer
  • Your PIN and identification number
  • An iTax account. If you dont have one visit
  • Log in using your PIN

Once you have the P9A form log into iTax:

  • Under the returns tab scroll down to ITR for employment income only
  • Enter the year in the format 01/01/yyyy where yyyy is the year 01/01/2012 to 31/12/2015. Select the “Yes” radio button and click next.
  • In the page that follows, identity and enter the following figures that can be found on your P9A form
  • Your taxable salary is the gross pay on the P9A
  • Amount of tax deducted is the amount of Total Tax (Col) on your P9A form
  • Defined contribution is your total retirement contribution i.e NSSF plus any other pension contributions
  • Enter your personal relief total as shown in your P9A form
  • Save all items and submit
  • If there are no errors you will get an on screen message notifying you that your submission is successful
  • You can view your filed return and make an amendment if necessary

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