Taxpayers to start filling income tax online

Kenya revenue authority has given notice to all taxpayers that they have rolled out itax system to enable taxpayers file tax returns online from anywhere at anytime.The system will allow taxpayers to update their tax registration details,make payments and enquire about their tax status.

They have also encouraged all companies and individual taxpayers including employees to start using online platform as there will be no manual tax returns accepted at any KRA office.The notice also advised all employers to issue their employees with 2015 P9s to facilitate filing of 2015 end of year individul tax returns.

Meanwhile all taxpayers including employees have been encouraged to update their details in the itax system in order to access all online tax serrvices.KRA have also set up itax support centres in Nairobi at Railway club and Sameer park,Mombasa,Kisumu,Nyeri,Thaika,Eldoret,Meru,Embu,Garissa,Malindi and Nakuru.Support services have also been devolved to all huduma centres countrywide and partnred with 40 banks to facilitate faster payment of taxes.

Taxpayers will also be able to pay taxes using moble payment at safaricom paybill no 572572 and airtel money *572#

Taxpayers are advised to follow the link at https://itax.kra.go.ke to file their returns online.