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Kenya - Obtain a Tax Credit Certificate

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The withholding agent has to access the Kenya Revenue Authority web portal through then

  • logs into the Kenya Revenue Authority account (using TIN and password),
  • Select Generate tax credit certificate from the list of e-services on the left side,
  • Generates TCC for more than single payee,
  • provide return number and the period the click search for all the details to populate,
  • select all then provide the following details if you want to generate TCC for single payee;
  • Return period, Tin /name of the payee, Return number,
  • Then select search to return the details of the taxpayer for which you can generate TCC, on generating TCC, you receive a notification that certificate generated successfully, an auto generated message will be sent to the payee with the attachment of a copy of the TCC An auto generated message will be sent to the payee with the attachment of a copy of the TCC also a withholding tax agent/payer can log into his account (TIN and password) and check under received messages to view the tax credit certificate.
TCC stands for Tax Credit Certificate

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Required Documents[edit]

  • A certified legible copy of the taxpayers Identity document or Passport document.
  • Proof of identity document/passport
  • Affidavit to justify the absence of the identity/passport together with the temporary identity document/passport.
  • Proof bank statement with the bank stamp that confirms the account holder's name, account number, account type, and branch code;
  • Proof of residential address, e.g municipal account/utility bill of an individula not more than three months old reflecting the name and residential address

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Kenya Revenue Authority

Tel: +254 (020) 4999 999

Cell: +254 (0711) 099 999


website: .

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A withholding tax agent is required to generate and issue a Tax Credit certificate to the Payee.


free of charge


Valid for 1 year,

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Processing Time[edit]

One day but There is no set time for this service

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One has to log onto his account on the Kenya Revenue Authority website to generate the Tax Credit Certificate and issue it to the payee.

Required Information[edit]

  • Login ID
  • password
  • return date
  • nature of payment
  • TIN
  • Return number
  • name of payee (Note All returns are done online)

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Need for the Document[edit]

A person required to retain tax on a payment made to a payee, is required to remit the retained tax to Kenya Revenue Authority and file a Tax credit return by the due date. The withholding tax agent is required to generate and issue a Tax Credit certificate to the Payee. A registered Payee shall receive a copy of the Tax Credit Certificate (TCC) in Received Messages through their account on the Kenya Revenue Authority web portal.

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e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

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