Please note that eFilers will experience intermittent downtime this evening (Friday 8th) between 6pm – 9pm.

The Payment Advice Notice (PAN) 
The new Payment Advice Notice (PAN), has been extended to Customs and Excise clients who wish to make payments at banks or via electronic funds transfer (EFT), read more.

Tax Season 2014 started 1 July
For all the latest information about Tax Season 2014, read more here.

The eFiling Inbox
The new eFiling inbox will be available for all notices and letters relating to your Income Tax Return (ITR12) submitted to SARS via eFiling. Read more here. 

Is your Tax Practitioner Registered?
Please remember that all Tax Practitioners need to be registered with a recognised controlling body (RCB) as well as with SARS. Find out if your Tax Practitioner is registered.



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

SARS has developed a free software application linked to eFiling 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 ...

Closure of Sundry Excise Account
A decision has been taken to close the Sundry Excise Account (8130000006) over the weekend of 9 August 2014, read more.

eFiling app is not available for BlackBerry users
The eFiling app is currently unavailable for BlackBerry users on 10.2 OS. BlackBerry is looking into finding a solution. Read more.

Ad hoc payment facility on eFiling no longer available for Customs & Excise
Customs and Excise clients who have previously made payments on eFiling via the 'Additional Payments > Create Additional Payments' section in the left hand menu are no longer be able to do so from Saturday, 26 July 2014. Read more.

Merging eFiling profiles
If a Tax Practitioner's ID number is incorrect on the 'Confirm registration status' page, a new profile has to be created. See our easy steps to create and merge the profiles.

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


Beware of the latest SARS scams
Please remember, SARS will not request your banking details through email, sms or telephone. For the latest scams, click here...

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

  • 01-04-2014 - Start of Annual Employers Tax Season
  • 30-05-2014 - End of Annual Employers Tax Season
  • 01-07-2014 - Start of Tax Season for Individuals
  • 01-09-2014 - Start of Interim Employers Tax Season
  • 31-10-2014 - End of Interim Employers Tax Season
  • 21-11-2014 - End of Tax Season for Individuals



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