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Customs and Excise

[…] published or updated, and all the guides on this page are still valid until they are either replaced or withdrawn. Accreditation of Clients 15 February 2024 New! Customs Clearance and Valuation of Banknotes 30 July 2021 Customs Duty and Value-Added Tax Treatment of Goods forwarded Free as a Donation 27 January 2023 Customs Duty […]

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Customs Payments

What’s New? 24 July 2023 – Cash deposits to a SARS Customs and Excise bank account at any bank branch is no longer available as a payment option to SARS clients. How to make payments for Customs and Excise Payments? Payments for customs and excise can be done through eFiling, Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT). […]

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Registration, Licensing and Accreditation

[…] I’ve received the notice for suspension? How to navigate the RLA System How to conduct the merging of your tax types Registration and Licensing – External Policy Customs Trader Portal – External Guide How to access Customs Registration, Licensing and Accreditation on eFiling Activation of Registered Representative Customs and Excise Relationship Management – External […]

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Customs and Excise

SARS’s Customs division plays an integral role in facilitating the movement of goods and people entering or exiting the borders of the Republic. See the Customs Branch contact details or if you need to escalate beyond branch offices, please email [email protected].   The Excise division facilitates the levying of duties on certain locally manufactured goods […]

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Customs

All telephone calls to Customs offices are routed automatically to the SARS Contact Centre on 0800 00 7277. This process was introduced at SARS offices around the country in order to offer clients improved tracking and tracing of queries, as well as a single telephone number or point of contact, ensuring that your call will always […]

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Glossary A-M

[…] Sheds The airport transit shed operator is either the airline operator or another agent acting on behalf of the airline to store the goods until released by Customs.   Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR) ADR is a form of dispute resolution other than litigation, or adjudication through the courts. It is less formal, less cumbersome […]

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Draft Documents for Public Comment – Due Date Passed

[…] on the following drafts. These drafts will be removed in due course.   Due date was for: Legislation Category Type of Draft & Description 12 January 2024 Customs and Excise Act, 1964 Draft Amendments to Rules Amendments to rules under sections 21, 60 and 120 – Fuel levy goods Draft DA 185 – Application […]

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Glossary N-Z

[…] definitions contained herein. N Nairobi convention The expression commonly used to refer to the International Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance for the prevention, investigation and repression of Customs offences adopted by the Customs Co-operation Council in Nairobi in 1977.   National budget The projected revenue and expenditure that flows through the National Revenue Fund. […]

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New Customs Legislation FAQs

1. Why modernise customs law? In an ever changing and complex international, regional and national environment, Customs plays a critical role in supporting Government’s programmes to promote economic growth, job creation and social cohesion.   The Customs and Excise Act, 1964, has not kept pace with the changing focus of customs work or with the […]

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What’s new in Customs & Excise?

What’s New Archive: Customs   Excise 14 October 2022- Customs: Temporary solution for over carried cargo In light of the Transnet strike and the increasing movement of over carried cargo, all shipping lines and traders need to be aware of the temporary solution for over carried cargo under the provisions of Section 40(3)(a)(i)(C) to the […]

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