What's New

 
Extended Contact Centre hours
During Tax Season 2016, the Contact Centre will be available on Saturdays as well as longer hours during weekdays,

Income protection deduction
SARS no longer allows claims for income protection from the 2016 assessment which used to be claimed under source code 4018.

Auto-merge of tax profiles
From 20 June 2016, SARS will be matching and merging your tax, customs and excise records into one consolidated profile based on your registered details,

Tax Season 2016 is open!
2016 Tax Season for Individuals is now open from 1 July 2016. Be ready. We’re ready, South Africa,

Merging all types of taxes
From 1 November 2014, a new merging function is available on eFiling,

I need my tax number
Forgotten your tax number? You can request it from SARS in various ways,

New MPR system
Manifest Processing System (MPR) is SARS’s automated solution for the receipt and processing of prescribed reports for international cargo to be imported or exported,

Single Registration
The way you register for tax & customs and update your existing details has changed from 12 May 2014,

Enhanced Tax Compliance Certificate system
Compliant taxpayers may request and print a TCC via eFiling from 18 April 2016,

Disputes enhancements
Taxpayers are now able to lodge disputes electronically at a SARS branch or via eFiling for Income Tax and do more,

Excise Duty payment dates
See the new submission and payment dates for 2016/7. Please comply to avoid possible penalty and interest payments,

Last payment date for March 2015
Taxpayers who are making payments or submissions on 31 March 2015 are urged to do so by 12:00 midday,

Budget 2016
The Minister of Finance announced the Budget for 2016/17. For the impact on tax and tax rates,

Trade Statistics
SARS released trade statistics for May 2016 that recorded a trade surplus of R18.73 billion due to exports of R104.68 billion and imports of R85.95 billion,

WTI Payments on eFiling
Withholding Tax on Interest (WTI) payments can now be made on eFiling,

 

 Important Dates

 
Deadline for provisional taxpayers via eFiling for 2016 Tax Season
31-01-2017 - Deadline for provisional taxpayers via eFiling for 2016 Tax Season

VAT electronic submissions and payments
30-12-2016 - VAT electronic submissions and payments

Provisional Tax Payments
30-12-2016 - Provisional Tax Payments

Excise duty payments
29-12-2016 - Excise duty payments

VAT manual submissions and payments
23-12-2016 - VAT manual submissions and payments

PAYE submissions and payments
07-12-2016 - PAYE submissions and payments

VAT electronic submissions and payments
30-11-2016 - VAT electronic submissions and payments

Provisional Tax Payments
30-11-2016 - Provisional Tax Payments

Excise duty payments
29-11-2016 - Excise duty payments

VAT manual submissions and payments
25-11-2016 - VAT manual submissions and payments

Deadline for submissions at a SARS branch (non-provisional) for 2016 Tax Season
25-11-2016 - Deadline for submissions at a SARS branch (non-provisional) for 2016 Tax Season

Deadline for eFiling submissions (non-provisional) for 2016 Tax Season
25-11-2016 - Deadline for eFiling submissions (non-provisional) for 2016 Tax Season

PAYE submissions and payments
07-11-2016 - PAYE submissions and payments

VAT electronic submissions and payments
31-10-2016 - VAT electronic submissions and payments

Provisional Tax Payments
31-10-2016 - Provisional Tax Payments

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