eFiling will be unavailable from 18:00 on Friday 12 February until 08:00 on Saturday morning 13 February 2016 due to planned system maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience.


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.

Tax Season 2015
Tax Season for Individuals and Trusts (non-provisional) and Provisional taxpayers is now closed, read more.

Withholding Tax on Interest (WTI) Accounts
WTI accounts are available on eFiling. Read more here on how to make a WTI payment and claim refunds.


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.

SARS systems unavailable
SARS will be implementing a technology upgrade which will impact all SARS systems from 18:00 on Friday 12 February 2016 until 08:00 on Saturday morning 13 February 2016.

Traders are kindly requested to submit priority declarations by 14:00 on Friday 12 February 2016, allowing four hours processing time until systems are brought down at 18:00.

Systems at border posts will also be unavailable from 18:00 on Friday 12 February 2016. Kindly make suitable arrangements prior to the abovementioned time with Customs offices for processing of urgent cargo.

Please note that eFiling will also be unavailable during this time.

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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