ALL FAQs

What is a payment form?
The payment form serves as a source document that specifies which taxes must be/are being paid. A payment form may either be in the form of an assessment or

What is a Payment Reference Number (PRN)?
Each payment form is pre-populated with a unique payment reference number, or PRN, which is used to match the allocations on the payment form to the actual payment made.

How do employers make interest and penalty payments?
When paying interest and penalties relating to a specific EMP201, indicate this by completing the applicable fields on the EMP201. SARS will allocate the payment to interest and

How do I complete and send the Monthly Employer Declaration (EMP201) on eFiling?
In order to complete and send you EMP201 on eFiling, you firstly need to be registered. Follow our simple steps to register if you aren’t.

How do I check the status of the Monthly Employer Declaration (EMP201) submitted on eFiling?
To check the status of the EMP201 sent using eFiling, click Query SARS Status on the EMP201 Workpage.