• In 1952, African nationalist Jomo Kenyatta was arrested following the declaration of a state of emergency in the British colony of Kenya

13 days until the end of Tax Season 2018
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What's New
Employer Interim Reconciliation
The Employer Interim Reconciliation submission period is open from 17 September until 31 October 2018, read more
SARS eFiling fully operational
Testimony by SARS executives at the commission of inquiry has led to widespread reporting in the media that the eFiling system is on the verge of collapse, read more
Customs requirements for travellers
SARS would like to clarify confusion in the media about Customs requirements for travellers returning to South Africa with personal valuables, read more
Tax Season deadline looming
Individual taxpayers have a few days left until 31 October to file personal income tax returns. Operating hours in SARS branches and Contact Centre were extended to Saturdays, read more
Single registration
Allows taxpayers to register, maintain and view associated tax and customs registrations in a consolidated tax profile, read more
Mineral and Petroleum Resource Royalties Return
SARS rolled out a new form for Mineral and Petroleum Resources Return and Payment advice. The form is available to download from 01 October 2018, read more
Beware of scams
Beware of fake SARS jobs on Facebook and refund emails claiming to be from SARS. Also, only use registered Tax Practitioners, ask for the registration number and verify online, read more
Trust Enhancements
On 17 September 2018, SARS implemented several changes to the Income Tax Return for Trusts (ITR12T) in respect of the year of assessment ending on 28 February 2018, read more
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 Important Dates

 
25-10-2018 - VAT manual submissions and payments

30-10-2018 - Excise Duty payments

31-10-2018 - VAT electronic submissions and payments

31-10-2018 - CIT Provisional Tax Payments

31-10-2018 - Tax Season for Individual Non-provisional

07-11-2018 - PAYE submissions and payments

23-11-2018 - VAT manual submissions and payments

29-11-2018 - Excise Duty payments
 

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Scam Alert
You can report a tax or customs crime anonymously through our online form.
 
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