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Rule Amendments 2023

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 another […]

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[…] see the recording on YouTube: or view the presentation.   What is it? Top Tip: Click here to access the Tariff Book which consist of the Schedules to the Customs & Excise Act, 1964.   All import and export commercial transactions require commodities on Customs declarations to be classified according to an appropriate tariff heading. The […]

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What are Exports? The control of goods leaving the Republic is considered one of the core functions of Customs. Key economic decisions are based on trade statistics and it is therefore imperative that SARS accurately records export performance.  Processes to export goods out of the Republic The original copy of each export declaration is processed by Customs […]

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Registration of SEZ

How to license or register for SEZ and Customs control area activities Complete the application forms and relevant annexures Send in all supporting documents asked for on the application forms Which forms are required for licensing or registration for SEZ and Customs control area activities? To register a SEZ Operator, including as an importer and rebate user: Apply on form […]

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Customs Payments

What’s New? 24 July 2023 – Cash deposits to a SARS Customs and Excise bank account at any bank branch is no longer available as a payment option to SARS clients. How to make payments for Customs and Excise Payments? Payments for customs and excise can be done through eFiling, Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT). […]

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[…] 2008 (Act No. 61 of 2008), comes into operation Proclamation No. 14 1 June 2021 No. 6, 2021 ​GG 44383 ​1 April 2021 ​Section 58A of the Customs and Excise Act No. 91 of 1964, as inserted by section 5 of the Tax Administration Laws Amendment Act No. 22 of 2018, shall come into effect […]

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What is a Customs Statement of Account (CSA)? The Customs Statement of Account lists all the financial transactions processed in a monthly progressive statement providing a complete view of a client’s account during the previous month and the effect of this on the open account balance. Financial transactions include all payable declarations submitted, amended […]

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Reporting of Conveyances and Goods

[…] measures to ensure the safety of its staff and clients, including encouraging social distancing and limiting the number of people visiting SARS offices. As a result, if Customs clients wish to register as a cargo reporter, instead of couriering their registration documents or handing them in at SARS head office in Pretoria, they are […]

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Traders and Travellers Connect Edition 1

[…] and through stakeholders to improve the tax ecosystem. Some traders have made us aware that they still struggle with understanding their Registration and/or Licensing requirements for various Customs and Excise products. To address their needs, this edition will focus on creating awareness about an online system that was specifically created and implemented for registration […]

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Client Information System

What is the Client Information System? SARS will be matching and merging your tax, customs and excise records into one consolidated profile based on your registered details across your current tax, customs and excise records, read more. SARS’s Client Information System was implemented in 2014 and allows taxpayers and registered representatives to register, maintain and […]

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