Nairobi, Kenya, July 5-More than 3.2 Million Kenyans file income tax returns as deadline closes More than 3.2 Million Kenyans filed their 2017 income tax returns as the filing period officially closed on Saturday 30th June, 2018.
The improvement is significant with a 60% growth over last year, which saw two million Kenyans file their returns by 30th June; the number has grown by more than a million this year.
This is attributed to efficiency of the iTax platform and the increased awareness campaign undertaken by Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), encouraging early filing of returns as well as on-site filing support extended to organizations countrywide.
“We value you as a taxpayer. Thank you for being among the more than 3.2 Million responsive Kenyans who filed their annual income tax returns and all others who complied in other tax obligations. KRA recognise your contribution towards making the country self-sustainable,” said Commissioner of Domestic Taxes Department, Mr Benson Korongo.