Due to maintenance, eFiling won't be available from 23:00 on Friday until 03:00 on Saturday 18 April & 22:00 on Saturday until 01:00 Sunday 19 April 2015. We apologise for the inconvenience.

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.

2015 Employer Annual Reconciliation
The Employer Annual Reconciliation starts 1 April 2015. Get ahead, start gathering your information and subscribe to our RSS feeds to stay informed. Get the latest information now. Read more. 

Transferring taxpayers on eFiling Important changes have been made when transferring a taxpayer on eFiling. Read more here.

Merging all types of taxes
From 1 November 2014, a new merging function is available on eFiling. This function will help you easily merge all the types of taxes into one single profile for each client/entity. Read more here.




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 ...

e@syFile versions 6.6.2 and 6.6.3
Both e@syfile versions of 6.6.2 and 6.6.3 are correct and both can be used to submit your 2015/02 reconciliation statement (EMP501). When using version 6.6.2 a pop-up message will be displayed. This message is an option that must be exercised if you intend using version 6.6.3. This can be done by clicking on ‘Yes’ to update to version 6.6.3. or ‘No’ to continue on version 6.6.2. Please note a full back-up and restore of data is required when you update to version 6.6.3.

Advance Tax Rulings payments
Applicants currently unable to make electronic payments for ATR, may make cheque payments. For details on ATR payments, please 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...

  • 01-04-2015 - Start of Annual Employers Tax Season
  • 29-05-2015 - End of Annual Employers Tax Season
  • 01-07-2015 - Start of Tax Season for Individuals and Trusts
  • 01-09-2015 - Start of Interim Employers Tax Season
  • 30-10-2015 - End of Interim Employers Tax Season



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