Most self-employed people who were unable to make their NHIF payments by the 09th of each month have become concerned about the NHIF penalty.
Did you know that NHIF requires all of its customers to pay by the 9th of every month? If you pay after the 9th of the month, a penalty is imposed and you may be denied insurance coverage.
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NHIF penalty Calculation
To calculate my NHIF penalty for each month you delayed paying, you should be aware that If you work in the formal sector, the penalty equals the amount you contribute, so you will be paying twice as much. For self-employed, NHIF imposes a monthly penalty of KES 250 for any payment made after the 9th of each month.
You need to add the months that you did not pay by the 9th of the month according to their rules.
If you defaulted to pay for 4 months
4×250 = 1000
A penalty of ksh. 1000
Finally, it is essential to pay your NHIF contributions to avoid NHIF penalties.
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