KRA extends iTax services to 35 Huduma centers countrywide
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has extended its iTax support services to an additional 16 Huduma centres bringing the total number of service centres to 22.
The expansion is aimed at increasing KRA’s presence to at least 13 counties with easy access to tax services for taxpayers.
In a statement to newsrooms, KRA’s Commissioner General, John Njiraini said KRA’s main focus is making the iTax system more beneficial and convenient to the taxpayer.
“The Authority has been engaged in various tax awareness programmes aimed at creating awareness among various taxpayers. The activities include tax clinics, tax education sessions and hands on trainings for various stakeholders.” Njiraini added
“KRA has been conducting trainings and sensitization programmes through tax education programmes that are being run countrywide.” The statement added
“KRA is making the iTax system more beneficial and convenient to the taxpayer through setting up a comprehensive support network countrywide,” said Njiraini.
KRA is now said to have partnered with appointed licensed and trained intermediary agents who assist taxpayers register and file their returns through the iTax system.
KRA is currently running a campaign to get taxpayers to file their Individual Income tax ahead of the 30th June 2015 deadline. However, for taxpayers who might experience challenges in accessing online services to file their returns, KRA will accept manual returns which can be dropped at various KRA offices countrywide.
KRA’s iTax Support Centres are present in Mombasa, Kisumu, Eldoret, Nyeri, Nairobi & Thika. The Authority is servicing an average of 2500 customers per day through its support centres.
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