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What's New
SARS systems unavailable
eFiling and SARS systems will be unavailable from 18:00 on Friday night, 12 Feb until 08:00 on Saturday morning, 13 Feb 2016 for planned systems maintenance, read more
Disputes enhancements
Taxpayers are now able to lodge disputes electronically at a SARS branch or via eFiling for Income Tax and do more, read more
Excise Duty payment dates
See the new submission and payment dates for 2016/7. Please comply to avoid possible penalty and interest payments, read more
Tax Season 2015
The deadline for Tax Season 2015 was Friday, 27 November 2015 for eFiling and filing at a SARS branch for non-provisional taxpayers, read more
Single Registration
The way you register for tax & customs and update your existing details has changed from 12 May 2014, read more
I need my tax number
Forgotten your tax number? You can request it from SARS in various ways, read more
Forgotten your eFiling login details?
If you’ve forgotten your eFiling login details, it’s simple you can either do it online or over the phone,read more
Tax Rates
The tax rates for 1 March 2015 - 29 February 2016 were announced in the 2015 Budget Speech, read more

 Important Dates

25-02-2016 - VAT manual submissions and payments

26-02-2016 - Excise duty payments

29-02-2016 - Provisional Tax payments

29-02-2016 - VAT electronic submissions and payments

07-03-2016 - PAYE submissions and payments

 Useful Tools


 Fighting Tax Crime

There is a steady increase in email scams and phishing attacks in which the SARS brand is being abused.
Tax Crime & Corruption