HOW TO SUBMIT AND PAY WITHHOLDING TAX ON INTEREST (WTI) ON eFILING?

 

To submit and pay WTI, follow these easy steps:

  • Payments for WTI can only be made via eFiling. Payments can't be made at a SARS Branch or at a Bank.
  • Please ensure that your banking details are set up correctly on eFiling before you make a payment.
  • To access unpaid WTI payments select the following from the menu on the left:
    • 'Non-Core Taxes'
    • 'Withholding Tax on Interest'
    • 'Declaration History'
    • Identify the required return and click on 'Open'. The ‘Withholding Tax on Interest Work Page’ will display.


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  • On the Withholding Tax on Interest Work Page:
    • Click on 'Make Payment'
    • A pop up screen will display with the message: 'Are you sure you wish to continue?'
    • Click on 'OK' (The ‘Payment Summary’ screen will display).

 

 
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  •  On the Payment Summary screen:
    • The 'Amount' field will be prepopulated with the outstanding amount due for the period. This amount can be edited.
    • Click on 'Pay Now'.
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  • If the payment amount is less than the amount declared on the return, a warning message will display.  Click on 'OK' if you wish to continue.
 
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  •  Click 'OK' on the pop up screen to proceed with the payment. (The ‘Payment Details’ screen will display).
 

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  • On the Payment Details screen:
    • Select the bank account from the drop down list.
    • Ensure that the payment request date is correct.
    • Click on 'Pay Now' (The ‘Confirm Payment Initiation’ screen will display).
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  • On the Confirm Payment Initiation screen click on 'Confirm':
 
 
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  • A pop up message will display for you to confirm the payment amount, account and date of payment. Click on 'OK' to proceed.
 
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  • The payment initiation result will display:
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    • On the Confirm Payment Initiation screen click on 'Confirm':
     
     
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    • A pop up message will display for you to confirm the payment amount, account and date of payment. Click on 'OK' to proceed.
     
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    • The payment initiation result will display:
      • Please log on to your bank account to authorize the payment.


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    • After the payment is authorized the payment status will change to 'Payment Successful':


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    Need help?

     
    Call the SARS Contact Centre on 0800 00 SARS (7277).
     
     
    Last Updated: 26/10/2020 9:58 AM     print this page
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