• In 1982 an unnamed person died in a bomb explosion in the house of Chris Hani who was an Umkhonto We Sizwe(MK) Commander.
So far 1,461,568 South Africans filed their tax
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Best times to queue
Check the length of the queue at your nearest SARS branch before you go.read more
Merchandise Trade Statistics for June 2014
31 July 2014 – The South African Revenue Service (SARS) today releases trade statistics for June 2014 that recorded a trade deficit of R0.19 billion,read more
I need my tax number
Forgotten your tax number? You can request it from SARS in various ways, read more
Tax Season 2014 started 1 July
For all the latest information about Tax Season 2014, read more
SARS branches open on Saturdays
SARS branches will be open on Saturdays from 8:00 - 13:00 during 5 July - 27 September 2014 to help taxpayers submit their ITR12 for Tax Season 2014, read more
The eFiling Inbox
The new eFiling inbox will be available for all notices and letters relating to your Income Tax Return (ITR12) submitted to SARS via eFiling, read more
Single Registration
The way you register for tax & customs and update your existing details has changed from 12 May 2014, read more
eFiling app not available for BlackBerry users
The SARS eFiling application is currently unavailable for the BlackBerry 10.2 operating system/OS. Blackberry is currently looking into finding a solutionread more

 Important Dates

07-08-2014 - Submission and Payment of EMP201

25-08-2014 - Submission and Payment of VAT201 – Manual ....

29-08-2014 - Submission and Payment of VAT201 – Registe....

29-08-2014 - Submission and Payment of Provisional Tax

01-09-2014 - Employer Interim Reconciliation starts

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