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What's New
Employer Annual Reconciliation
The Employer Annual Reconciliation started on 18 April 2017 and employers have until 31 May 2017 to submit their Annual Reconciliation Declarations (EMP501), read more
Changes to personal details
If you received a message recently from SARS about changes to your personal details, you need to visit your nearest SARS branch to verify and avoid fraud, read more
Single registration
Allows taxpayers to register, maintain and view associated tax and customs registrations in a consolidated tax profile, read more
Special Voluntary Disclosure
Legislation was passed on 19 Jan 2017. A reminder that non-compliant taxpayers with unauthorised offshore assets can apply before 31 Aug 2017, read more
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Estate Reform
SARS introduced system changes in respect of deceased estates on 9 December 2016, read more
Trade Statistics
SARS released trade statistics for February 2017 that recorded a trade surplus of R5.22 billion due to exports of R87.79 billion and imports of R82.57 billion, read more
Further enhancements to ITR14
SARS introduced enhancements to the Income Tax Return for Companies (ITR14) on 9 December 2016, read more

 Important Dates

28-04-2017 - VAT electronic submissions and payments

28-04-2017 - CIT Provisional Tax Payments

05-05-2017 - PAYE submissions and payments

25-05-2017 - VAT manual submissions and payments

30-05-2017 - Excise Duty 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.
Tax Crime & Corruption