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Webinar on Tax Directives – Update

Webinar on Tax Directives – Update

7 February 2023 – Invitation to a webinar on Tax Directives

Due to the State of The Nation Address (SONA), this webinar will now take place on Thursday, 16 February 2023.

SARS will host a webinar on Tax Directives to assist taxpayers to comply with their tax obligations.

A tax directive is an official instruction from SARS to a taxpayer’s employer or fund manager to deduct tax at a set rate, determined by SARS. This directive ensures that a fair tax rate is paid on your earnings, especially for larger or irregular payments. An approved tax directive is only valid for the tax year or period that it was applied for.

The following topics will be covered:

  • Types of Tax Directives
  • Type of Tax Directives by Tax Practitioners on behalf of Individuals and Employers
  • Tax Directive application process
  • Timelines for the Tax Directives applications
  • Tax Directive updates/ changes
  • Access to Tax Directives via eFiling

Taxpayers have the right to lodge a dispute when they are not in agreement with an assessment. The aim of this webinar is to educate taxpayers about their rights and obligations relating to the dispute process.

The following topics will be covered:

  • Definition of the dispute process and the types of disputes that exist.
  • Time frames for different disputes to be lodged
  • What channels are available for the various dispute processes
  • The timelines in which disputes and appeals are finalised.
  • What is Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)?
  • Common errors that lead to rejection of disputes and delay the dispute process.

The details of the webinar are as follows:

Date: Thursday, 16 February 2023

YouTube:  https://youtube.com/live/CrjDUA3Tzm0?feature=share

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