What's New

 
Penalties for outstanding Corporate Income Tax returns
SARS will soon impose administrative non-compliance penalties for outstanding Corporate Income Tax (CIT) returns,

Trade Statistics
SARS released trade statistics for October 2018 recording a trade balance deficit of R5.55 billion due to exports of R122.32 billion and imports of R127.87 billion,

Corporate Income Tax
SARS implemented changes to the Income Tax Return for Companies(ITR14) on 26 February 2018,

Re-establishment of the Large Business Unit and Illicit Economy Team
SARS wishes to announce that it is re-establishing the Large Business Unit and Illicit Economy Team,

SARS eFiling fully operational
Testimony by SARS executives at the commission of inquiry has led to widespread reporting in the media that the eFiling system is on the verge of collapse,

Trust Enhancements
On 17 September 2018, SARS implemented several changes to the Income Tax Return for Trusts (ITR12T) in respect of the year of assessment ending on 28 February 2018,

Alberton Branch is closed
The SARS Alberton branch has closed today, 3 October 2018, due to water supply problem in the area. We apologise for the inconvenience.

Two VAT fraudsters sentenced
Western Cape man and an East Rand bogus tax practitioner were sentenced to a combined 26 years direct imprisonment,

High call volumes
The SARS Contact Centre is experiencing high call volumes today. Taxpayers are advised to use the call back option and an agent will call the taxpayer back.

Issues with PDF's?
See our browser compatibility guidelines when you experience any issues with opening PDF's in eFiling,

VAT rate increase
SARS implemented the increase in VAT from 14% to 15% with effect from 1 April 2018,

Tax Season 2018
Tax Season 2018 will be shortened by three weeks, running from 1 July to 31 October 2018,

Customs bust
SARS Customs officers intercepted a Hong Kong bound female student at ORTIA, with almost R10-million – 630 000 USD,

Beware of scams
Beware of fake SARS jobs on Facebook and refund emails claiming to be from SARS. Also, only use registered Tax Practitioners, ask for the registration number and verify online,

Tax Season 2018 - Preliminary Results
The South African Revenue Service received 5.785 million returns by 31 October 2018, which marked the close of tax season for non-provisional taxpayers,

 

 Important Dates

 
Tax Season for Provisional eFilers
31-01-2019 - Tax Season for Provisional eFilers

VAT electronic submissions and payments
31-12-2018 - VAT electronic submissions and payments

CIT Provisional Tax Payments
31-12-2018 - CIT Provisional Tax Payments

End of the 3rd fiscal quarter
31-12-2018 - End of the 3rd fiscal quarter

Excise Duty payments
28-12-2018 - Excise Duty payments

VAT manual submissions and payments
24-12-2018 - VAT manual submissions and payments

PAYE submissions and payments
07-12-2018 - PAYE submissions and payments

VAT electronic submissions and payments
30-11-2018 - VAT electronic submissions and payments

CIT Provisional Tax Payments
30-11-2018 - CIT Provisional Tax Payments

Excise Duty payments
29-11-2018 - Excise Duty payments

VAT manual submissions and payments
23-11-2018 - VAT manual submissions and payments

PAYE submissions and payments
07-11-2018 - PAYE submissions and payments

VAT electronic submissions and payments
31-10-2018 - VAT electronic submissions and payments

CIT Provisional Tax Payments
31-10-2018 - CIT Provisional Tax Payments

Tax Season for Individual Non-provisional
31-10-2018 - Tax Season for Individual Non-provisional

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