16 November 2022 – A survey was sent to selected individual taxpayers as well as to companies and traders.
The survey is called ‘Request for your participation in the Annual Clarity Survey’. We would like to assure you that it is a legit survey.
Below is an example of the email. A friendly reminder to check our ‘Current surveys, SMSs and emails webpage‘ when in doubt.
From: South African Revenue Service <[email protected]>
Sent: 16 November 2022 10:49 AM
Subject: Request for your participation in the Annual Clarity Survey
The South African Revenue Service (SARS) is conducting an annual survey to establish whether taxpayers and traders are satisfied with the clarity and certainty of the guidance provided by SARS in order for them to comply with the tax legislation in specific areas, for specific tax types and programs. The survey will run from 14 November 2022 till 2 December 2022.
You have been identified to participate in the survey to assist us to meet the desired objectives of the survey.
Kindly note that your participation is voluntary. You have the right to decline or withdraw at any time and the survey is strictly confidential.
Please XXX to complete the survey on your computer or smart phone and return it to us by 2 December 2022.
For more information and clarity regarding this survey, please email Dr Noah Marutlulle at XXX or call him on XXX.
We thank you in greater anticipation for your participation.
Taxpayer and Trader Education
The South African Revenue Service