How do I register as a representative or activate a registered representative on eFiling?

A registered representative is a person who is appointed with full rights to act on behalf of another legal entity (e.g. Companies, Trusts, etc.), often Public Officers, Accounting Officers, or administrators, etc. If a legal entity has more than one registered representative, then one must be nominated as the official “representative person” and be registered […]

How do I make payment arrangements?

Do you have outstanding tax debt and are unable to settle the amount in one payment? SARS provides for a deferment, or instalment payment arrangement for outstanding tax debt. You may request and enter into an instalment payment arrangement with SARS. It allows you to pay your outstanding debt in one sum or in instalments […]

I need my Notice of Registration (IT150)?

To request your Notice of Registration (IT150), send an SMS to SARS on 47277 with the following detail: TRN (Space) ID number/Passport number/ Asylum Seeker number. Note that these services can be accessed with or without data/airtime. The notice of registration is also available on our online channels such as MobiApp and eFiling.

FAQ: I don’t see my IRP5 on my return?

If you have requested your IRP5 or IT3(a) certificate from your employer / ex-employer and the employer has failed to provide such, you can book a virtual appointment or call 0800 00 7277 to book a branch visit for advice on the next steps. You will be required to provide the following documentation: All payslips […]

How do I declare home office expenses?

Should you qualify for a deduction in respect of home office expenses, the amount must be calculated on the following basis: A / B x total costs, where: A = the area in m² of the area specifically equipped and used regularly and exclusively for trade B = the total area in m² of the […]

How do I declare additional medical expenses on my return?

Declaring additional medical expenses on your return form needs to be done under the different source codes listed below – 4020 on the return form must be used for additional medical expenses not covered by the medical aid but reflecting on the medical certificate. (this field would mostly be pre-populated from 3rd party data received […]

How do I request a correction?

To revise or amend an assessment; process the ‘Request for correction’ which is available on eFiling: Logon to eFiling Select: Returns Returns History The applicable type of tax (e.g. Income Tax, VAT, etc.) The applicable return/declaration. Click Open on the far right. Once you are on the work page, select “Request Correction”.

How do I change an appointment already confirmed?

To cancel an existing appointment complete the requestor information, then select the “Cancel an appointment” option and complete the mandatory information. Request a new appointment to reschedule to a new date.

How do I upload/submit supporting documents?

SARS may require the following supporting documents: IRP5/IT3(a) employees Tax Certificate; Certificates received for local interest income, foreign interest income and foreign dividend income; The income tax certificate(s) received for contributions made for Retirement Annuities; Medical aid certificate; A log book if you received travelling allowance; Any other documents relating to income or deductions that […]