SARS closes Alberton branch due to fire

Pretoria, Monday 27 May 2019 – The South African Revenue Service has closed the Alberton branch following a fire breakout that damaged the 1st floor today, Monday 27 May 2019.

The building was evacuated and no injuries were reported.

Consequently, operations have been stopped at the branch until the affected areas are declared safe for business. The Mobile Tax Unit will be deployed at the Alberton Campus to provide limited tax related services. 

Customs Traders and clients are advised to conduct business at 1st floor OR Tambo Airport, New Agents building, Kempton Park or SARS Customs Pretoria, (Local), corner Francis Baard (Schoeman) and Lillian Ngoyi (Van der Walt Street), SARS Main Building, Pretoria. These offices will provide services on the Rules of Origin, Cash Office and Licencing and Registration.

Related Customs documents can also be handed in at the Alberton Campus, Enforcement building reception, St Austell Street, 15 McKinnon Crescent, New Redruth, Alberton. These include DA 63, DA 66, TDN submissions and Acquittals.

However, for Revenue Tax related queries taxpayers are requested to visit alternative branches in close vicinity in Soweto – Dube, Soweto- Orlando East, Rissik Street, Edenvale, Boksburg, Benoni and Roodepoort.

The South African Revenue Service apologises for any inconvenience caused and assures all taxpayers that operations will be restored as soon as possible.

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