​Tax Practitioner Connect Issue 9 (October 2017)

Welcome to the latest edition of Tax Practitioner Connect, the electronic newsletter for tax practitioners that keeps you up to date with the tax matters that affect you.

The deadlines for submitting tax returns during the 2017 Tax Season for individuals is fast approaching. Please take note of the following submission deadlines to avoid incurring penalties for late submissions:

The submission deadlines for the ITR12 depend on the channel used and type of taxpayer:

Channel​ Deadline ​ ​Type of Taxpayer
Manual – post or at SARS branch drop boxes ​ ​​Closed  ​Non-provisional + provisional

eFiling or electronic filing at SARS branch​

24 Nov 2017 ​Non-provisional
eFiling ​ ​31 Jan 2018  ​Provisional

Extended operating hours for taxpayers

We have extended operating hours on Saturdays between 30 September and 18 November 2017 to better assist taxpayers and improve the efficiency of service provided during Tax Season. The extended hours will be applicable at specific branches to allow taxpayers to submit their income tax returns. The following branches will offer this service during the times as specified:


​Region 1 ​Region 2 ​Region 3 ​Region 4
​Emalahleni/Witbank​ ​Ashlea Gardens ​Richardsbay ​Bellville
​Mbombela ​Rustenburg ​East London ​Bloemfontein
​Orlando East ​Pretoria North ​Port Elizabeth ​Cape Town
​Vereeniging ​Doringkloof ​Mitchell's Plain
​Rissik Street ​Polokwane ​George
Alberton​​ ​Paarl


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