Tax Administration

These guides are issued in terms of the Tax Administration Act, 2011.
These guides are neither “official publications” as defined in the Act, nor are they binding on SARS. They are merely intended to assist taxpayers in the practical interpretation and application of the requirements set by law.
A Quick Guide to Advance Tax Rulings (withdrawn with effect from 10 July 2013)
​Alternative Dispute Resolution: Quick Guide​October 2014
​Alternative Dispute Resolution: What to do if You Dispute Your Tax Assessment​October 2014
​​Comprehensive Guide to Advance Tax Rulings​July 2013
​Dispute Resolution Guide: Guide on the Rules Promulgated in terms of Section 103 of the Tax Administration Act, 2011                                                                                       New!​20 March 2020
Electronic Communications Guide​February 2015

Guide on the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) (Issue 2)

Useful links:

​1 February 2017
​Guide to Understatement Penalties (Issue 2) ​18 April 2018
​Reportable Arrangements Guide​March 2005
Request for Correction and Notice of Objection Guide​2006
​Short Guide to the Tax Administration Act, 2011                                        29 March 2018

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