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How we collect tax

[…] South Africa. It is levied at the standard rate of 15%, but provision for exemptions of certain goods or services exists.   Find out more about VAT. Customs Duty Ordinary Customs Duty is levied on imported goods classifiable in Schedule No. 1 Part 1of the Customs and Excise Act, 1964. South Africa is a […]

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Customs Resolution Process

All telephone calls to Customs offices will now be routed automatically to the SARS Contact Centre (0800 00 7277).  This process has been introduced at SARS offices around the country in order to offer clients improved tracking and tracing of queries, as well as a single telephone number or point of contact, ensuring that your […]

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Small Businesses – Traders and Travellers

[…] and cash on entering or leaving South Africa. The declaration process is in line with practices around the world and in compliance with the provision of the Customs and Excise Act No. 91 of 1964 which makes it mandatory for any person entering and leaving the Republic to declare any goods in their possession. […]

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Tariff Amendments 2013

The Tariff Amendments are made in terms of the Customs and Excise Act, 1964 by Notice in the Gazette. The Notices are arranged according to the publication date and grouped in the different years of issue, which can be accessed on the navigation pane above. The implementation date has been indicated in bold where it differs […]

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Tariff Amendments 2022

The Tariff Amendments are made in terms of the Customs and Excise Act, 1964 by Notice in the Gazette. The Notices are arranged according to the publication date and grouped in the different years of issue, which can be accessed on the black navigation pane above. The implementation date has been indicated in bold where […]

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Rule Amendments 2022

The amendments to the Customs and Excise Rules are made in terms of the Customs and Excise Act, 1964 by Notice in the Gazette. The Notices are arranged according to the publication date and grouped in the different years of issue, which can be accessed on the navigation pane above. An implementation date that falls on […]

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Arrival in SA

Customs requirements for Travellers The online declaration form (link coming soon) or the manual Traveller Card (also called a TC01 form), needs to be completed by travellers arriving in South Africa who have goods in their possession to declare. To have an overview of the process and requirements at ports of entry, kindly click here . If you […]

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LAPD-LPrep-Draft-2015-68 – Draft customs Control Act Rules track changes

RULES IN TERMS OF THE CUSTOMS CONTROL ACT, 2014 Declaratory note: The first number indicates the number of the Chapter in the Act under which the Rule is made and the second number indicates the number of the Rule itself. ___________________________________________________________________ Explanatory note on rule numbering: Please note that the Chapters into which these […]

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LAPD-LPrim-Act-2014-03 – Customs Control Act 2014

2 No. 37862 GOVERNMENT GAZETTE, 23 July 2014 Act No. 31 of 2014 Customs Control Act, 2014 ACT To provide for customs control of all vessels, aircraft, trains, vehicles, goods and persons entering or leaving the Republic; to facilitate the implementation of certain laws levying taxes on goods and of other legislation applicable to […]

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Legislative Framework

The Customs and Excise Act, 1964 (Act No. 91 of 1964) was assented to on 27 July 1964 and came into effect on 1 January 1965. For the first time in South Africa, both customs and excise matters were provided for in one Act. The purpose of the Act is to provide for the levying […]

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