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Akountable ERP integration into Kenya Revenue Authority through eTIMS.


Eric Cantona

Feb 20, 2024 •
2 mins read
Akountable ERP integration into Kenya Revenue Authority through eTIMS.
The Benefits for SMEs that come with integrating the Akountable System ERP with KRA eTIMS.

PART 2: Benefits of integrating Akountable ERP into eTIMS for the Small and Medium-sized Enterprises.

1. Automation of Tax Processes:

- An integrated eTIMS can automate various taxation processes, reducing the manual effort required for tasks such as data entry, calculations, and reporting.

- Automation helps in minimizing errors and ensures accuracy in tax calculations and compliance, reducing the risk of penalties.

2. Real-time Data Access:

- Integration with Akountable allows for real-time access to financial and operational data. This enables tax authorities to have up-to-date information for monitoring and compliance purposes.

3. Streamlined Compliance:

- SMEs often face challenges in navigating complex tax regulations. eTIMS can help streamline compliance by providing relevant information, alerts, and reminders to ensure that the SME meets its tax obligations.

4. Efficient Reporting:

- Integration enables seamless generation and submission of tax reports. Standardized reporting formats can be automatically populated with the required data, saving time and effort for SMEs.

5. Electronic Filing:

- eTIMS can support electronic filing of tax returns and other related documents. This not only speeds up the submission process but also contributes to a more environmentally friendly and paperless approach.

6. Audit Trail:

- Akountable ERP can maintain an audit trail of all transactions and changes, providing transparency and traceability. This can be valuable during tax audits, as it helps demonstrate compliance and the accuracy of reported information.

7. Data Security and Confidentiality:

- With sensitive tax information involved, data security is paramount. Akountable comes with robust security measures to protect the confidentiality and integrity of tax-related data.

8. User-Friendly Interface:

- A user-friendly interface is crucial, especially for SMEs with limited resources. An intuitive system reduces the learning curve and makes it easier for SMEs to manage their tax-related activities.

9. Scalability:

- As SMEs grow, their tax needs may become more complex. An integrated eTIMS should be scalable to accommodate the evolving requirements of the business. Akountable enables this to be realized as it will help in fast tracking that helps businesses to budget and scale their operations.

10. Training and Support:

- The integration should come with adequate training and support mechanisms to assist SMEs in understanding and effectively using the eTIMS.

Akountable’s user friendly and simple tools that can be accessed via a mobile app and/or a progressive web app (PWA) channel to help propel SMEs in today’s ever volatile business environment. To experience these benefits firsthand give us feedback through