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A Fresh New User Interface

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Nelius Gachoka

You might be wondering what Workpay 2.0 is all about. It’s our fresh new look system, it’s our promise for simplicity. Our cool design team drew up some designs for our new look, we added some color, some vibrancy, and engineering simplified the processes.

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Compliance and Statutory

Employers are required to adhere to New NSSF Rates

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Edwin Mwangi

A lot of employers in Kenya have been making inquiries to know if and when the new NSSF rates take effect. This article addresses the questions and gives a background of how that came to be. Old NSSF Act, 1965  Remittance of National Social Security Fund (NSSF) contributions in Kenya was for a period of […]

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How I wrangled a python and fought pandas 🥷🏽

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Derrick Mutuma

Like many of us, this COVID period has enabled us to have some time for introspection and think out loud while “quaranteeing”. Personally, this has allowed me to think critically about where my interests lie and possible, calculated pursuit of these undying interests.

Tips and Tricks

6 Items of a Kenyan Payroll Revealed

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Derrick Mutuma

Having a seamless Kenyan Payroll system is one way to add value to your organization’s human resource efforts. Because as research shows, when it comes to value, it has a positive impact on employee performance. To capitalize on this, it is important to create value, and an efficient payroll system is one way to go.

Compliance and Statutory

4 Ways How KRA Deregistering PINs Will Affect You

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Derrick Mutuma

KRA deregistering PINs is a move initiated by the authority to curb the number of people who have registered for the service but have consistently failed to file their returns.

Business Growth

9 Reasons Why To Outsource Your Payroll?

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Paul Kimani

Running a small business or medium business is never an easy task and making sure you are constantly on top of your finances is one of the more difficult challenges.

Managing Teams

ETYA: Celebrating Your Employees

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Derrick Mutuma

Employee of the Year Awards is about recognizing and celebrating Kenya’s best employees.

Compliance and Statutory

Important Employment Act Updates on Pre-Adoptive Leave 2021

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Derrick Mutuma

On 30th March 2021, President Uhuru Kenyatta signed into law by way of ascent, the Employment (Amendment) Act, 2021.

Compliance and Statutory

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 […]

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 can […]

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.  […]

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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.  […]