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Unsure if you need to file?
You don't need to file your return if your total annual salary earned is not more than R350 000 (before tax), provided a few things...
Forgot your eFiling details?
We realise that you only file your tax once a year so it’s easy to forget your password. So if you’ve forgotten your eFiling password, here's some help.
Forgot your tax number?
Your income tax reference number is a unique 10-digit number issued by SARS to a taxpayer on registration. If you are registered, you can find your tax number as follows…
Trade Statistics for 2016
SARS released trade stats indicating a deficit of R4.41 billion. The year-to-date deficit of R14.35 billion is an improvement on the deficit for the same period last year,
Tax Statistics for 2016
SARS and National Treasury released the 9th annual edition of the Tax Statistics publication,
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Tax Season for Individuals
The deadline for non-provisional taxpayers was 25 November 2016. If you didn't submit, go to our tax season webpage for more information,
Rejected ETI certificates
SARS has relaxed some ETI validations for the 201608 submission period to assist employers,
Enhanced Dispute Process For VAT
An enhanced dispute management process for Value-Added Tax (VAT) is now available on eFiling and at SARS Branches,
Allows taxpayers to register, maintain and view associated tax and customs registrations in a consolidated tax profile,
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,
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07-12-2016 - PAYE submissions and payments
23-12-2016 - VAT manual submissions and payments
29-12-2016 - Excise duty payments
30-12-2016 - VAT electronic submissions and payments
30-12-2016 - Provisional Tax 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
Tax Can Be Fun
Davis Tax Committee
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