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KRA extends working hours to help taxpayers beat deadline

Taxpayers are also encouraged to file their tax returns from their comfort zones using iTax platform/Courtesy

NAIROBI, Kenya Jun 27 – The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) offices has extended its working hours to facilitate payment and filing of tax returns by all PIN holders.

In a statement, the Authority says the extension applies to all Customs offices including Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) and iTax Service Centers countrywide.

Customs offices supporting port operations are open 24 hours to facilitate customs services whereas the iTax Service Centers will operate from 7:00AM -9:00 PM. The Contact Centre shall be operational from 6:00AM -12:00 Midnight.

Taxpayers are also encouraged to file their tax returns from their comfort zones using iTax platform.

For general tax inquiries, taxpayers can access KRA tax returns filing and other services by contacting KRA Call Centre through these official contacts ; Tel: +254 (020) 4999 999, Cell: +254(0711)099 999, Email:

“All taxpayers are therefore encouraged to utilize all these platforms to ensure that they remain compliant and avoid penalties for late or failure to submit a tax return. This will enable them to acquire Tax Compliance Certificate (TCC), which is a critical document in accessing services.” concluded the KRA statement.

As of Wednesday 26, the Authority said 2.7 million taxpayers had filed their taxes against a target of 4 million.

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