26 April 2021 – Taxpayers will now receive estimated assessment via MobiApp. Taxpayers will have an option to either view the return or edit the return. Once editing, the return option is selected, the taxpayers original return will be filed / submitted to SARS. For more information, see the updated Guide to the SARS MobiApp.
The South African Revenue Service (SARS) is committed to providing certainty and clarity to all taxpayers and traders regarding their tax and customs obligations so that they can remain compliant and to ensure that transacting with the organisation is as simple and easy as possible. However, the ease and simplicity of transactions with SARS depends […]
No Question & Answer 1 Q: What is the COVID-19 Tax Relief available to Employers? A: On 21st April 2020 President Ramaphosa announced additional measures to assist employers to provide financial stability to their employees. One of these measures includes a 35% deferral on the monthly PAYE liability owed to SARS for the months of […]
Every SA Website must promote the government portal on Covid-a9, and cell numbers transfers are banned.
Every website with a domain that ends in .za from government portals to private blogs – must now link to the government main Covid-19 page on its front page. And while the novel Coronavirus state of disaster is in place, you can’t change cellphone network providers without losing your phone number That is apparently to […]
Pretoria, Sunday 1 March 2020 – South African Revenue Service (SARS) Commissioner Edward Kieswetter has expressed his appreciation of the judgement of the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) to dismiss with costs an application for leave to appeal by businessman Mr Mark Roy Lifman. The SCA ruled last week that Mr Lifman had no reasonable […]
SARS website will post updates of current scams. Similarly, they would like you to tell them about any emails you think are scams or phishing. To report or to get more information on phishing, please send an email to email@example.com or call the Fraud and Anti-Corruption Hotline on 0800 00 2870. Members of the public are […]
16 October 2019 – e@syFile version 6.9.9 was released Kindly note that version 6.9.9 was released on e@syFile Employer last night. Version 6.9.9 is however not a forced update in an attempt to limit downloading required. When the e@syFile Employer application is opened, the screen below will be displayed. At the bottom of the message […]
What’s New? 4 September 2019 – Updated PAYE BRS for Employer Reconciliation (2019 release) version 18.05 was published. 19 August 2019 – Updated PAYE BRS for Employer Reconciliation (2019 release) version 18.04 was published. 30 July 2019 – Updated PAYE BRS for Employer Reconciliation (2019 release) version 18.03 was published. 26 March 2019 – Updated PAYE […]
To date, the response from South Africa has been great, with over 6 million logins, almost 1.3 million returns requested, and over 1 million returns submitted, of which 900 000 are for the 2019 tax year. By 29 July 2019, SARS had paid R5.5 Billion, with an average turn-around of 7 days for taxpayers that […]