Glossary

This glossary describes some of the terms used on the SARS website. While every effort has been made to present accurate and up-to-date definitions, this glossary should be used as an interpretive aid only and not as an authority. SARS will not be liable for any damages of whatsoever nature arising out of the use of, reference to or reliance on any of the definitions contained herein.
 
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Handover report
E6 in the audit file.

Harmonised system convention (HS)
The expression commonly used to refer to the international Convention of the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System, adopted by the Customs Co-operation Council in 1988.

Help-You-eFile
An online solution that will help you complete your individual Income Tax Return (ITR12) by letting a SARS specially trained Contact Centre Agent guide you while you are working online on your eFiling profile. You “share” your screen with our agent who then is able to help you tackle any difficulties you have in completing the tax return.

HIRE
Includes lease or charter

HMRC
Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs, the Revenue Authority of the United Kingdom.

HNWI
High net worth individuals

Holder of a public office
The president, deputy president, a minister, a deputy minister, a member of the national assembly, a permanent delegate to the national council of provinces, a premier, a member of an executive council or a member of a provincial legislature.

HR
Human Resources

HRA
Human Resources Administrator

HRC
Human Resources Consultant

HRM
Human Resources Manager

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