Annual Returns

The requirement to submit annual returns (AR) is articulated in section 24 of the NGOs Regulations 1992. Each NGO is encouraged to submit annual returns 3 months after the end of their financial year on Form 14 (F-14) which is the statutory form set out for the same.

It is important to note the following:
PROCESS FOR SUBMISSION OF ANNUAL RETURNS
1. Letter addressed to the Executive Director submitting the returns
2. Duly filled Form 14 (F-14)
3. Audited Accounts for organizations with a budget of over Kes. 1 Million
4. Kes. 2000/= annual returns submission fee

PAYMENTS BY CHEQUE OR CASH SHOULD BE MADE TO:

NGOs CO-ORDINATION BOARD ACCOUNT NO: 01136030582102

CO-OPERATIVE BANK

CO-OP HOUSE BRANCH

N.B:

a. Returns should be submitted on a prescribed Form 14. It should be noted that Annual returns MUST be filled in the prescribed form as stipulated in the Regulations under Form 14. Any information or report in any other format will not be accepted. If an organization insists on filing any other report then it shall be accompanied by the prescribed Annual Report.
b. NGOs should respond to all the relevant parts of Form 14 and should not refer to auxiliary documents.
c. NGOs may key in Form 14 and reformat it to accommodate more information if necessary.
d. NGOs with receipts of over Kenya shillings One Million (KES.1, 000,000) per annum MUST submit audited accounts. Audits should be conducted by registered accounting firms’ i.e. as approved by ICPAK
e. Financial information MUST be stated in Kenya shillings (KES). Accounts and returns stated in any other currency shall not be accepted.