eTIMS Taxpayer Portal Link + Guide

eTIMS Taxpayer Portal Link + Guide

The eTIMS (electronic Tax Invoice Management System) Taxpayer Portal is a platform provided by the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) that allows businesses to manage their electronic tax invoices and receipts.

Here’s a breakdown of its key features and how to use it:

Features of the eTIMS Taxpayer Portal

  • Generating Electronic Tax Invoices (ETIs): You can generate compliant tax invoices directly on the portal or through approved eTIMS software.
  • Issuing Electronic Tax Receipts (ETRs): Generate official receipts for smaller or simplified transactions.
  • Submitting Returns: File your VAT returns directly through the portal with integration to iTax.
  • Real-time Verification: Quickly verify the validity of issued tax invoices.
  • Record Management: Keep track of all the tax invoices and receipts you’ve issued.
  • Analytics and Reporting: Get insights into your invoicing trends and reports for analysis.

How to Use the eTIMS Taxpayer Portal

eTIMS Taxpayer Portal Link + Guide
  1. Registration:
    • Visit the eTIMS Taxpayer Portal:
    • Click on the “Sign Up” button.
    • Enter your KRA PIN and click “Verify”.
    • An OTP (One-Time Password) will be sent to your phone. Input the OTP, create a password, and proceed with your registration.
  2. Apply for eTIMS Device:
    • Once logged in, go to the “Service Request” section.
    • Choose your preferred eTIMS solution from the listed options (suited to your business size and needs).
    • Fill out the application form and upload the required documents.
    • KRA will review your application and approve it if you meet the requirements.
  3. Start Invoicing:
    • After approval, you can log in to your eTIMS solution and start generating electronic tax invoices and receipts.

Important Notes

  • Eligibility: Businesses registered for VAT are generally eligible to use the eTIMS system.
  • Software Options: KRA offers various eTIMS software solutions like a web portal, mobile apps, and options to integrate with your existing accounting systems.
  • Training and Support: KRA provides resources, guides, and support to help you successfully adopt eTIMS.

Benefits of Using the eTIMS Taxpayer Portal

  • Improved compliance: Ensures your invoices and receipts comply with KRA regulations.
  • Convenience: Generate and manage your tax documents from anywhere with internet access.
  • Efficiency: Reduces paperwork and streamlines your invoicing processes.
  • Transparency: Real-time data for both taxpayers and KRA leads to greater transparency.

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