SARS Complaints Number Change

Change of SARS Complaints Management Office number The SARS Complaints Management Office (CMO) has been using a shared contact number, which means the caller shares some of the cost of the call. Due to public outrage, this shared number has been converted to a toll-free contact number - 0800 12 12 16. Taxpayers who contact [...]

New emigration tax laws may backfire

New emigration tax laws may backfire on SARS, according to experts. The South African Revenue Service's (SARS) new administrative regulations for South Africans shifting money offshore may bite back. SARS surprised several industry participants in April 2023 by implementing the Approval International Transfer (AIT), which changes the administrative requirements for emigrating for tax purposes and [...]

EMP501 Reconciliation Submissions

EMP501 Reconciliation Submissions Prepare to submit your EMP501 entries. Submissions are open from April 1, 2023 through May 31, 2023 We want to make sure that everyone is ready for the 2022/2023 Annual EMP501 Reconciliation Submission Season. Employers must reconcile their IRP5 / IT3(a) tax certificates, EMP201/EMP501 statements, and actual payments made to SARS twice [...]