• On this day in 2000, minor planet Siyaxuza was discovered and was named after South African scientist Siyabulela Xuza.

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What's New
Income protection deduction
SARS no longer allows claims for income protection from the 2016 assessment which used to be claimed under source code 4018.
Tax Season 2016 is open!
2016 Tax Season for Individuals is now open from 1 July 2016. Be ready. We’re ready, South Africa, read more
Single Registration
The way you register for tax & customs and update your existing details has changed from 12 May 2014, read more
Extended Contact Centre hours
During Tax Season 2016, the Contact Centre will be available on Saturdays as well as longer hours during weekdays, read more
Merging all types of taxes
From 1 November 2014, a new merging function is available on eFiling, read more
Auto-merge of tax profiles
From 20 June 2016, SARS will be matching and merging your tax, customs and excise records into one consolidated profile based on your registered details, read more
New MPR system
Manifest Processing System (MPR) is SARS’s automated solution for the receipt and processing of prescribed reports for international cargo to be imported or exported, read more
Enhanced Tax Compliance Certificate system
Compliant taxpayers may request and print a TCC via eFiling from 18 April 2016, read more

 Important Dates

25-07-2016 - VAT manual submissions and payments

28-07-2016 - Excise duty payments

29-07-2016 - VAT electronic submissions and payments

05-08-2016 - PAYE submissions and payments

25-08-2016 - VAT manual submissions and payments

 Useful Tools


 Fighting Tax Crime

There is a steady increase in email scams and phishing attacks in which the SARS brand is being abused.
Tax Crime & Corruption