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Everything You Need to Know About NHIF Cover Limits

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Carol Nduta

The majority of Kenyans cannot access quality health care services due to financial instability. The National Hospital Insurance Fund(NHIF) is the body governed by providing health insurance in Kenya. Also, it has a directive to enable all Kenyans to access quality and affordable health care services. Therefore, NHIF came up with NHIF Cover limits to […]

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Compliance and Statutory

How to get NSSF  statement online in Kenya 

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Carol Nduta

  The National Social Security Fund is a mandatory scheme for every employed Kenyans. Its main objective is to offer all Kenyans a reliable basic financial security benefit. So, the agency is mandated with registering its members both from the informal and formal sectors. However, with the country having technological advancement over the years, you […]

Compliance and Statutory

Everything About 2021 Digital Service Tax – KRA

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Derrick Mutuma

KRA has been announcing the 2021 Digital Service Tax since January 1st, 2021 when it came into effect. The Finance Act 2020 introduced DST on income from services provided through the digital marketplace in Kenya. Moreover will be applied at 1.5 percent on the gross transaction value (exclusive of VAT). What is a Digital Market […]

HRM and Payroll Software

PAYE and NITA Unified Payroll Return

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Derrick Mutuma

PAYE and NITA unified payroll return have been developed. Both authorities are informing the public that a unified payroll return (UPR) has been released. The main purpose is for a joint report and payment of Pay As You Earn (PAYE) and NITA deductions.

Compliance and Statutory

2021 PAYE rates effective from 1st January 2021

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Paul Kimani

The Covid-19 tax relief comes to an end on 31st December 2020. On 22nd  December 2020, the National Assembly passed Tax Laws (Amendment) [No.2] Bill, 2020 introducing the new tax rates. The Bill introduced new 2021 PAYE rates. The proposed Bill will come into effect on the 1st of January 2021. The same will be […]

Compliance and Statutory

All You Need to Know on Termination of Employment in Kenya

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Carol Nduta

Termination of employment in Kenya is common among employers and professionals. It is important for them to understand the laws around termination to avoid legal issues after terminating an employee.

Compliance and Statutory

All About Severance Pay in Kenya

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Carol Nduta

Severance pay in Kenya is the compensation or benefits issued to an employee by an employer after employment is over. There are several severance packages available. These are for example, health insurance, life insurance, disability insurance and outplacement assistance to help an employee get another job position. Is Severance pay in Kenya a must? Under […]

Compliance and Statutory

How to File Returns Using P9 Form

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Carol Nduta

Filing returns using P9 forms is a must for every employee in Kenya. Many people find filing returns a long and confusing process especially if they do not know how to do it. Tax returns are done by June 30th of every year. Late filing of tax returns attracts a penalty of 5% of the […]

Compliance and Statutory

4 Employee Rights in Kenya that Every Employee Should Know

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Carol Nduta

Labour laws in Kenya are responsible for making sure that every employer is observing employee rights. This is ensuring that there is harmony in the workplace and that employees are treating each other fairly. Setting up labour laws are for the purpose of protecting both the employer and employee. In addition, setting up trade unions […]

Compliance and Statutory

How to Pay HELB via Mpesa

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Carol Nduta

Paying HELB via Mpesa is a must for everyone looking to pay. Higher Education Loans Board(HELB) is a board that provides loans and scholarships to higher education students. For example, those doing undergraduate and post-graduate studies. HELB was established with the aim of recovering matured loans. Also, it helps in raising sufficient funds to meet […]

Employee Management

5 Hidden Benefits of Outsourcing Payroll in Kenya

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Carol Nduta

For most businesses, payroll processing is difficult and it takes a lot of time and outsourcing payroll in Kenya can be an easier option. Employees are the greatest assets of your organization. Therefore, paying them on time is of utmost importance as it keeps them happy and satisfied. Some companies prefer to handle payroll functions […]

Employee Management

5 Healthy Work Habits While Working From Home in Kenya

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Carol Nduta

Healthy work habits while working from home in Kenya during the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed organizations to close down their offices and employees working from home. This including many who have never done it. The majority of these remote working arrangements were made suddenly leaving both the employers and employees unsure of what to do.  […]

HRM and Payroll Software

6 Ways to Provide Great Customer Service in Kenya During a Crisis

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Margaret Mwangi

Great customer service in Kenya during a crisis, companies that focus on communicating with clarity and consistency are far ahead in fostering a positive customer experience. The COVID 19 global pandemic has forced individuals and businesses to shift how they operate. One of the hardest-hit department in most organizations is often customer service. Customer service […]

Statutory and Legal

How to Pay NHIF Penalty via M-Pesa

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Carol Nduta

How to pay NHIF penalty via M-Pesa is a key question that needs to be addressed holistically. NHIF operates under the directive of the ministry of health.  One should be paying all monthly penalties by the 9th of every month. If one is paying after this date he or she will be considering paying late […]

Statutory and Legal

How to Pay NSSF via M-Pesa

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Carol Nduta

How to pay NSSF via M-Pesa is a question that needs to be addressed in full. The National Social Security Fund(NSSF) is a Kenyan government agency. It is responsible for collecting, distributing, and investing retirement funds for both formal and informal employees in Kenya. So, both the sectors contribute a certain percentage of their income […]

Statutory and Legal

How to Pay NHIF via M-Pesa

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Carol Nduta

How to pay NHIF via M-Pesa is a common challenge among Kenyans. The National Hospital Insurance Fund(NHIF) is a government corporation that provides medical covers to Kenyans over the age of 18.  Membership can be through an employer, or one can apply individually. Registration is eligible to members both from the formal and informal sectors. […]

Employee Management

4 Untold Benefits of Payslips Software in Kenya

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Carol Nduta

Advancements in technology around the world are enabling people to access on-demand services, for example, online banking from their mobile phones. This is making payroll software in Kenya popular for employers. Not only does it make work easier for the HR staff, but employees also appreciate the instant access to their records. Below are some […]

HRM and Payroll Software

Paperless Payroll in Kenya: Why Make the Switch!

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Carol Nduta

Paperless payroll in Kenya can help majority of businesses to cut costs, maintain the security of their company data, and increase productivity. Also, as a business owner, you are looking to streamline efficiency and improve your employees’ morale. Adopting a paperless payroll for your business is the way to go. It makes it easier to […]

Employee Management

4 Unspoken Ways to Boost Mental Health at Work in Kenya

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Carol Nduta

Boost mental health at work in Kenya because usually employers assume that an employee’s mental health is none of their business. However, how an employee feels, behaves, and thinks affects the business. It can impact productivity, communication, even more how an employee relates to other employees and the management in general. Many organizations often offer […]

Employee Management

5 Easy Ways to Improve Your Company Culture in Kenya

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Carol Nduta

Company culture in Kenya connects each other and the company. It involves a wide variety of elements, for instance, employee shared beliefs, goals, values, attitudes, and expectations. It is the written and the unwritten rules that people in your organization follow. However, even the biggest companies with the best company cultures still have room for […]

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HRM and Payroll Software

Paperless Payroll in Kenya: Why Make the Switch!

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Carol Nduta

Paperless payroll in Kenya can help majority of businesses to cut costs, maintain the security of their company data, and increase productivity. Also, as a business owner, you are looking to streamline efficiency and improve your employees’ morale. Adopting a paperless payroll for your business is the way to go. It makes it easier to […]

Employee Management

4 Unspoken Ways to Boost Mental Health at Work in Kenya

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Carol Nduta

Boost mental health at work in Kenya because usually employers assume that an employee’s mental health is none of their business. However, how an employee feels, behaves, and thinks affects the business. It can impact productivity, communication, even more how an employee relates to other employees and the management in general. Many organizations often offer […]

Employee Management

5 Easy Ways to Improve Your Company Culture in Kenya

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Carol Nduta

Company culture in Kenya connects each other and the company. It involves a wide variety of elements, for instance, employee shared beliefs, goals, values, attitudes, and expectations. It is the written and the unwritten rules that people in your organization follow. However, even the biggest companies with the best company cultures still have room for […]