SARS is aware that certain taxpayers are struggling to access eFiling. SARS is attending to the matter.




Tax Season is now open!
It’s tax time! Not sure whether you need to submit a tax return?  Want to how to file your return? Need help resetting your eFiling password? Read more.

Employers
Now available your feedback on the Bulk Income Tax Registration. You will be able to obtain Income Tax reference numbers for those employees. Read more.

The new Customs eAccount Guide
Traders will now be given full account management function online on eFiling. The Customs eAccount will provide users with access to their accounts administered at Customs offices. Traders will be able to register their Customs Client codes in order to gain access to this management tool. The eFiling eAccount allows full account management functionality per account for the trader and reduces the necessity to interact over the counter at the Customs office. See our new guide, click here.

SARS has developed a free software application linked to eFiling which allow employers to complete the declarations offline on the PC and then send these to SARS ...

SARS has developed a free software application linked to eFiling which allow Dividends Declarants and Regulated Intermediaries to submit dividend transaction data and complete declarations offline on the PC and then send these to SARS ...

 

eFiling network issues
SARS is aware that certain taxpayers are struggling to access eFiling. SARS is attending to the matter and we are engaging our Network providers at the highest level to ensure this is resolved urgently. In spite of the difficulties, yesterday  221,357 returns were filed via eFiling and a further 112,390 returns were filed at our SARS branches.

e@syFile™ Employer version 6. 3. 2 available
The updated version 6.3.2 of e@syFile
™ Employer is effective. For more information on the changes read more…

Important: Only Adobe Flash Player to be used for Forms on SARS eFiling
In our quest to improve our service to taxpayers, SARS is phasing in the use of Adobe Flash Player as the only plug-in for your browser, to open the forms that are available on SARS eFiling. Read more here.

The new dynamic income tax return for companies (ITR14)
A new dynamic Income Tax Return for Companies (ITR14), with a Registration Form (REG01), and an enhanced Supplementary Declaration (IT14SD) were introduced on 4 May 2013. All ITR14 and IT14SD submissions must now be on the new forms. Submissions and Request for Corrections (RFC) must be done electronically on eFiling or at a SARS branch, ensuring efficiency and accuracy. Read more.

SARS eFiling is a free, simple and secure way of interacting with SARS from the comfort of your home or office...

  • 07-05-2013 - Submission and Payment of EMP201
  • 24-05-2013 - Submission and Payment of VAT201 – Manual Registered Vendors
  • 31-05-2013 - Employer’s Tax Season Ends
  • 31-05-2013 - Submission and Payment of VAT201 – Registered VAT eFilers
  • 07-06-2013 - Submission and Payment of EMP201
  • 25-06-2013 - Submission and Payment of VAT201 – Manual Registered Vendors
  • 28-06-2013 - Submission and Payment of VAT201 – Registered VAT eFilers
  • 01-07-2013 - Start of 2013 Personal Income Tax Filing Season

 

The SARS eFiling site is secured using the highest forms of browser security by Verisign. SARS eFiling users simply need to check they are on the correct website address and look for the lock symbol on their browser...
For a reminder of your username or to reset your password, click here.....

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