Organisation : South African Revenue Service
Facility/ Service Name : Filing Season 2021 for Individuals
Head Office : Pretoria
Website : https://www.sars.gov.za/
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SARS Filing Season for Individuals
Your tax matters don’t have to be taxing. We’ve made it easier for you. Join millions of taxpayer who file online. Individual/ Trusts Filing season starts 1 July 2021. #YourTaxMatters
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Income Tax Return Filing Dates
i. 1 July to 23 November 2021
** Taxpayers who file online
** Taxpayers who cannot file online can do so at a SARS branch by appointment only.
ii. 1 July to 31 January 2022 – Provisional taxpayers including Trusts may file via eFiling or SARS MobiApp.
Individual Filing Opening
Taxpayers, your turn to file your tax return starts on 1 July this year. The good news is that a significant number of individual taxpayers will be auto-assessed again this year, and this process will start in July.
No need to call us, we will send you an SMS if you are selected to be auto-assessed. If you accept your auto-assessment, any under or overpayment of tax will be processed as normal.
If you want to edit your return, you can file your return on eFiling or the SARS MobiApp. See our leaflet on how to prepare for the 2021 Filing Season.
New Mobile Services
Taxpayers can now request specific Personal Income Tax related services by sending an SMS to SARS on 47277. The following additional tax related services are offered to taxpayers via their mobile device. These services can be accessed with or without data/airtime
i. Request an eBooking appointment
** Booking (Space) ID number/Passport number/ Asylum Seeker number
ii. Confirmation request to determine whether to submit a (PIT) tax return
** File (Space) ID number/Passport number/ Asylum Seeker number
iii. Request the issuing of the IT150 (Tax Registration Number)
** TRN (Space) ID number/Passport number/ Asylum Seeker number
iv. Request Account related queries (balance statements) and/or provision of Statement of the Account (SOA)
** Balance (Space) ID number/Passport number/ Asylum Seeker number
No Need To Call
Taxpayers, your tax matters are in better hands when you make use of eFiling or the SARS MobiApp. Register your profile now to ensure a smooth filing experience.
No need to call us, you can register online or download the MobiApp on your phone or tablet. To make an appointment with SARS is now easier, you can send an SMS to request a booking or call the SARS Contact Centre on 0800 00 7277 and select option 0 (zero).
A SARS official will book the appointment on your behalf. Click here to Make an Appointment with SARS. You can also Send us a query if you have forgotten your tax reference number, to submit supporting material and more.
We have made it easier for you :
Taxpayers, your tax matters, we continue to make it easier for you to comply. Starting July, we will be assessing a significant number of taxpayers automatically.
If you accept the outcome you do not have to file a tax return at all. This enables you to view, accept or edit your proposed assessment from the comfort of your home or place of work using eFiling or SARS MobiApp.
We auto-assess based on the data we receive from employers, financial institutions, medical schemes, retirement annuity fund administrators and other 3rd party data providers.
If you have not yet received your IRP5/IT3(a)s and other tax certificates like medical certificate, retirement annuity fund certificate and other 3rd party data that are relevant in determining your tax obligations, you should immediately approach your employer or medical scheme or retirement annuity fund or other 3rd party data providers to make sure that they have complied with their submission requirements.
Starting July you can view the auto-assessment by
** Login to eFiling
** Login to the SARS MobiApp
** Booking an appointment with a SARS branch for assistance.
What to prepare before filing starts :
Now is a good time to get your tax matters ready to ensure a smooth filing experience! Make sure that you have received your IRP5/IT3(a)s and other tax certificates like medical certificate, retirement annuity fund certificate and any other 3rd party data that are relevant in determining your tax obligations.
Reset your eFiling username and password if you have forgotten them. Update your personal information such as banking details, address and contact details online on eFiling or the SARS MobiApp.
Follow us on Social Media for daily Tax Tips or keep an eye on this webpage for all the information.
Auto registration for Personal Income Tax :
When you register for SARS eFiling for the first time and you do not yet have a personal income tax number, SARS will automatically register you and issue a tax reference number. Note that you must have a valid South African.