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Employers Tax Season
The 2015/16 Employer Annual Reconciliation period runs from 18 April to 31 May 2016, read more.

Disputes enhancements
From 4 December 2015, taxpayers will be able to lodge disputes electronically at a SARS branch or via eFiling for Income Tax and do more, read more.

VAT Changes
From 12 October 2015 SARS implemented system changes which now cater for the proper processing of Collective Investment Scheme registrations and VAT Voluntary registrations.




SARS has developed a free software application which allow employers to complete the declarations offline on the PC and then send these to SARS.

SARS has developed a free software application which allow Dividends Declarants and Regulated Intermediaries to submit dividend transaction data and complete declarations offline on the PC and then send these to SARS.

Third Party Data submissions due 31 March 2016
You are reminded that all third party data submissions (IT3 [B, C, E, S], MED, INS, FATCA) for the tax year 2016 are due on 31 May 2016. Please submit your data on time to avoid incurring any penalties for late submissions of returns. Read more.

Advance Tax Ruling (ATR) 
Only cheque payments are accepted for ATR applications.  Cheques are to be delivered at: ATR section, Khanyisa Building, 271 Bronkhorst Street, Brooklyn, Pretoria. For more info email ATRinfo@sars.gov.za.

Beware of the latest SARS scams
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SARS eFiling is a free, simple and secure way of interacting with SARS from the comfort of your home or office...

  • 29-01-2016 - Deadline for CIT Provisional Tax payments
  • 29-01-2016 - Excise Duty payments
  • 05-02-2016 - PAYE submissions and payments
  • 25-02-2016 - VAT manual submissions and payments
  • 26-02-2016 - Excise Duty payments
  • 29-02-2016 - CIT Provisional Tax payments
  • 29-02-2016 - VAT electronic submissions and payments



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