Revised Electronic Tax Register Specifications


Kenya Revenue Authority wishes to inform the Manufacturers and Suppliers of fiscal devices about the issuance of new specifications of the Electronic Tax Registers in line with the requirements of the VAT Act 2013.

The enhancements follow review of the reporting system in iTax to require online transmission of transaction data to KRA through the Tax Invoice Management System (TIMS). The roll out will enable seamless population to the taxpayers VAT returns hence reducing filing errors and ultimately reducing the cost of tax compliance.

The revised ETR technical specifications are accessible on the KRA website (

For clarification, please call our Contact Centre on Tel: (0)20 4 999 999; 0711 099 999 or Email: You may also visit the nearest KRA Tax Service Office of Huduma Centre.


Commissioner of Domestic Taxes