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SARS announced the launch of random on-site inspections targeted at Cash & Carry businesses. Remember, the SARS VDP programme offers relief to those who volunteer info about any tax that they owe.
Are you a Small Business?
See our Small Business tax kit with tips on how to register for income tax, how to do eFiling, how to apply for a tax clearance certificate and more. Be tax smart.
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Tax Season 2016 coming soon!
2016 Tax Season for Individuals is starting 1 July 2016. Be ready. We’re ready, South Africa,
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,
2016 IRP5/IT3(a): 4018
Employers should note that Income Protection Policy Premiums (4018) is not allowed from 1 March 2015,
ITR12 form availability
All Practitioners, Executors of Estates and Individuals wanting to submit an ITR12 tax return for the 2016 year of assessment please take note,
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,
Enhanced Tax Compliance Certificate system
Compliant taxpayers may request and print a TCC via eFiling from 18 April 2016,
The way you register for tax & customs and update your existing details has changed from 12 May 2014,
I need my tax number
Forgotten your tax number? You can request it from SARS in various ways,
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29-06-2016 - Excise duty payments
30-06-2016 - VAT electronic submissions and payments
30-06-2016 - Provisional Tax Payments
01-07-2016 - Start of 2016 Tax Season for Individuals
07-07-2016 - PAYE submissions and payments
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Fighting Tax Crime
There is a steady increase in email scams and phishing attacks in which the SARS brand is being abused.
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Davis Tax Committee
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