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Finance, tax & compliance for NGOs and other NPOs course


NGOs, and other Not for Profit organizations including Charities and Faith-Based organizations are not immune from Taxation, Reporting and other Compliance requirements. The widely held perceptions on exemptions expose these organizations to significant risk of non-compliance penalties and fines. Furthermore, the emerging focus by KRA on NGOs and other NPOs for non-compliance on specific areas is evidence that these organizations must pay more regard to their compliance obligations. While several avenues are available for NGOs and NPOs to seek exemptions on specific areas, NGOs and NPOs must familiarize themselves with these requirements and the available exemptions and aggressively seek these exemptions. Boards, Trustees, Executive Committees, CEOs, HODs and other Managers must understand what the legislative requirements are, avenues for seeking exemptions and other planning measures that they can take advantage of as a basis of mitigating non- compliance exposures and reducing the overall costs to the organization.


5 Days





 Executive Directors

Executive Committees of the Board

 Country Managers


 Board Members


 Heads of Finance

 Heads of Programs

 Program Managers

Finance Managers and Officers

HR Managers  & Officers

 Admin Managers & Officers

 Budgeting officers

Payroll Accountants

Compliance Staff

 Audit Staff

 Office Administrators

Project Managers

Fund Raising Managers

 Grant Managers

 Program Officers

Tax Managers.


At the end of this IRES training course, you will learn:

  • Recognize the principles, techniques and Tax practices applicable to every business
  • Identify how Tax principles, techniques and practices apply
  • Evaluate the important of tax compliance

TOPICS TO BE COVERED              

  • Overview of Tax, Finance & other Compliance Requirements for NGOs, NPOs, Charities & Faith Based Organizations
  • Emerging Trends in taxation for NGOs, NPOs, Charities & Faith Based Organizations
  • Payroll Tax for NGOs , NPOs, Charities & Faith Based Organizations
  • Expatriate Taxation, Tax on Internationally Recruited staff, Volunteers, Relief Workers
  • Cash and Non- Cash benefits for Local, Expatriates and Internationally Recruited staff
  • Local & International Pension Schemes
  • Tax exemptions
  • ‘Business Tax ‘for NGOs
  • KRA Audits- Triggers & Management
  • Other Taxes- Withholding Tax, VAT, Exemptions
  • Labour Laws issues affecting NGOs & other NPOs
  • Financial Reporting for NGOs , NPOs, Charities & Faith Based Organisations




The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.


Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Services (IRES) certificate.


The training is residential and will be held at IRES training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.


Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

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Mob: +254 715 077 817

Tel: 020 211 3814


This training can also be customized for your institution upon request to a minimum of 4 participants. You can have it delivered in our training centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254715077817,+254 (020) 211 3814 or mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before C.O.B 29th April 2019.

Send proof of payment to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Payment for all courses includes a registration fee, which is non-refundable and equals 15% of the total sum of the course fee.

1.    Participants may cancel attendance 14 days or more prior to the training commencement date.

2.    No refunds will be made 14 days or less to the training commencement date. However, participants who are unable to attend may opt to attend a similar training at a later date, or send a substitute participant provided the participation criteria have been met.

Please Note: The program content shown here is for guidance purposes only. Our continuous course improvement process may lead to changes in topics and course structure.

Event Properties

Event Duration 5 Days
Event Date 06-05-2019
Event End Date 10-05-2019
Cut off date 29-04-2019
Individual Price(Kenyan) KES 69,000
Individual Price (International) EUR 790
Individual Price(International in Dollars) USD 920
Location Nairobi, Kenya
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