Kenya Revenue Authority has established offices in major towns countrywide. Below are the KRA Contacts, address and Office Locations in various parts of Kenya
The KRA P9 Form is the form from KRA Income Tax Department that is given to employees by their employer. It shows the employee what they had earned in the previous year and how tax has been deducted from those earnings
Now you will not trouble your mind with questions like, How do I Get My KRA Pin after Losing It? or I lost my KRA pin what do I do? The good news is that Kenya Revenue Authority has put in place several ways to help you recover your forgotten Pin Number or email address
We are going to learn how to recover your forgotten KRA Pin Number, how to reset your KRA Password if you forgot it and also how to change or retrieve your email address that you used to register KRA Pin Number with.
This is the net amount that is deducted from the total PAYE tax on the employee’s monthly income. It is deducted from the employee’s tax obligation and added to his/her take home page. It is one of the key tools of the progressive taxation system used in income distribution.
A resident individual with taxable income is entitled to a personal relief of KSh 1,162 per month or KSh 13,944 per year in the year ending 31st December, 2016. The new personal tax relief amount for the year 2017 going forward is KSh1,280 per month or Sh15,360 per year.
Effective 1st January 2018 new income tax brackets will come into effect for all salaried workers. The tax rates/percentages will remain steadfast with the highest tax rates at 30%. However, the different income/salary bands at which these tax rates will change, favoring the lower-income earners.
The new income brackets and new KRA PAYE tax rates used to calculate the net pay will be as follows
PAYE income tax follows the progressive taxation system. Higher incomes are taxed more than lower incomes. The table below shows the income tax rates for different employee income brackets
Following Kenya Gazette notice dated February 6th, 2015, the new NHIF rates will come into effect from 1st April. This means that payroll processing for April 2015 salaries going forward, will be done using the new NHIF rates as shown below.
Pay As You Earn (PAYE) is the mandatory tax levied on all employees’ income. In Kenya, the government manages the PAYE tax through the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), which collects the statutory contributions from the employer, before salary and wages are paid to the employee. This income tax applies to all employees, permanent, temporary, full time and part time except for the employment that is not longer than 1 month. The income tax applies to wages, salaries, commissions, allowances, fees, bonuses and any other income for which the employer is chargeable by the employee for services provided
This is an independent calculator to help the public quickly understand and calculate Pay As You Earn (PAYE) income tax in Kenya as set out by the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA). Employees and employers alike can use this calculator to under the statutory contributions liable under the income tax system of Kenya.