Manage your tax debt


Do you have outstanding taxes? Do you need help deciding what to do or whom to call?

This page will provide you with information to assist you in sorting out your tax debt.

Taxpayers, both individuals and businesses, are required to be fully tax compliant through on time submission of returns and payments.

In instances where taxpayers are not compliant and have outstanding tax debt the Debt Management department is committed to assisting businesses and individuals to become fully compliant.

It is a criminal offense not to submit a tax return when it is due, and can be a criminal offense not to pay.

If you don’t pay your taxes there are a number of debt collection options at our disposal:

  • Collect the debt from someone who holds money on your behalf Third Party appointments i.e. employer, bank or customer. For more information go to  Third Party Appointments
  • Issue a judgement and have your name blacklisted.
  • Attach and sell your assets.
  • Obtain a preservation order in respect of your assets.
  • If you hold assets off-shore, an order can be obtained compelling the assets to be repatriated to South Africa and in the interim your right to trade or to travel can be restrained.
  • Liquidate or Sequestrate your Estate 
If you are having difficulties we encourage you to contact us to avoid these collection steps.

For more information on how to contact us please click here.

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Last Updated: 10/07/2017 4:18 PM     print this page
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