What's New

 
Job seekers do not need tax reference numbers
SARS does not require a person to have a tax number when employed for the first time. Employers need to register employees for income tax online,

Richards Bay branch is open
The branch is operational again today, Thursday, 22 August, after protests in the area. Our apologies for the inconvenience,

eFiling downtime
Due to maintenance, eFilers may experience intermittent downtime on Friday, 21 June from 17:30 to 22:00. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Trust Enhancements
On 17 September 2018, SARS implemented several changes to the Income Tax Return for Trusts (ITR12T) in respect of the year of assessment ending on 28 February 2018,

High call volumes
The SARS Contact Centre is experiencing high call volumes today. Taxpayers are advised to use the call back option and an agent will call the taxpayer back.

New SARS Commissioner
On 1 May 2019, Edward Kieswetter started his role as Commissioner of the South African Revenue Service,

SARS Branches
1 April 2019 - The SARS branches are open and operational. The mobile unts are not fully operational yet,

SARS Alberton Branch open
The SARS Alberton Branch will be fully operational from Monday, 10 June 2019. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Tax Season 2019
Deputy Finance Minister and SARS Commissioner have launched Tax Season 2019 for taxpayers who use the updated digital channels, eFiling and the SARS MobiApp,

eFiling downtime
Intermittent downtime will be experienced on eFiling from 20:00 to 01:00 on Saturday, 20 July, due to ongoing maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Mobile Tax Units
Find out where our mobile units are and see our tax workshops to learn more about tax,

Trade Statistics for March 2019
SARS released trade statistics for March 2019 that recorded a trade surplus of R5.0 billion due to exports of R105.40 billion and imports of R100.40 billion,

Update on Filing Season 2019
To date, the response from South Africa has been great, with over 6 million logins, almost 1.3 million returns requested, and over 1 million returns submitted,

Mineral and Petroleum Resource Royalties
SARS rolled MPRR changes which includes registration and subscription of new and existing MPRR taxpayers on the new system,

Provisional Tax deadline
The deadline for IRP6 submission and payment was 28 February 2019. If you have not submitted and paid yet, please do so without delay,

 

 Important Dates

 
VAT electronic submissions and payments
31-12-2019 - VAT electronic submissions and payments

CIT Provisional Tax Payments
31-12-2019 - CIT Provisional Tax Payments

End of the 3rd fiscal quarter
31-12-2019 - End of the 3rd fiscal quarter

Excise Duty payments
30-12-2019 - Excise Duty payments

VAT manual submissions and payments
24-12-2019 - VAT manual submissions and payments

PAYE submissions and payments
06-12-2019 - PAYE submissions and payments

Tax Season 2019 eFiling closes for Individuals
04-12-2019 - Tax Season 2019 eFiling closes for Individuals

VAT electronic submissions and payments
29-11-2019 - VAT electronic submissions and payments

CIT Provisional Tax Payments
29-11-2019 - CIT Provisional Tax Payments

Excise Duty payments
28-11-2019 - Excise Duty payments

VAT manual submissions and payments
25-11-2019 - VAT manual submissions and payments

PAYE submissions and payments
07-11-2019 - PAYE submissions and payments

VAT electronic submissions and payments
31-10-2019 - VAT electronic submissions and payments

CIT Provisional Tax Payments
31-10-2019 - CIT Provisional Tax Payments

Tax Season 2019 Branch filing closes for Individuals
31-10-2019 - Tax Season 2019 Branch filing closes for Individuals

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