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What's New What's New

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Penalties for outstanding CIT returns 
SARS is imposing administrative penalties for outstanding Corporate Income Tax (CIT) returns, read more.

Mineral and Petroleum Resource Royalties
SARS rolled out MPRR changes which include registration and subscription of new and existing MPRR taxpayers on the new system, read more. 

Personal Income Tax Insolvency
Individual taxpayers that are voluntarily or mandatorily sequestrated must submit income tax returns, read more. 

Easyfile Employer EasyFile Dividends Tax

Help-You-eFile will make completing your Individual Income Tax Return (ITR12) easier.

Call me Back

Instead of waiting in the queue, you can now get a SARS consultant to phone you back! Read and accept T&C’s for call back option.

Unsure if you have to submit?

Not sure whether you must submit an Income Tax Return (ITR12)? Answer these simple questions and find out.

Please Note Technical FAQs

Clearing your cache 

If your eFiling webpage says ‘busy loading…', you may need to clear your browser cache. For a step by step guide on how to do this, please click here.

Tips on How to Scan

When you are requested to submit supporting documents, it may be necessary to scan these into your pc. For assistance with the settings required, please Read more..

Merging your tax profiles

The merging function on eFiling helps individual taxpayers, Registered Representatives of entities and Tax Practitioners to easily merge all the types of taxes for example Income Tax and Employees’ Tax as well as Customs & Excise into one single profile for each client/entity. Read more.

How to upload Supporting Documents

Taxpayers that have to upload supporting documents (relevant material) using eFiling should make sure the documents meet the correct standards. Read More.  

Issues with PDF's in eFiling?

If you experience any issues with opening PDF's in eFiling, see our browser compatibility guidelines for more info.  

Please Note Please Note

Report Tax Crime

You can report a tax or customs crime anonymously through our online form, read more. 

Advance Tax Rulings (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

Important Dates Important Dates
  • 01-08-2019 -
    Tax Season 2019 opens for Individual taxpayers
  • 31-10-2019 -
    End of Tax Season 2019 via Branch
  • 04-12-2019 -
    End of Tax Season 2019 via eFiling
For more key dates click here.

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