Organization : South African Revenue Service – SARS
Head Quarters: Pretoria
Facility : How do I send SARS my return
How do I send SARS My Return
** Taxpayers need to submit a tax return to SARS so we can calculate your tax liability based on the income you declare and the tax-deductible expenses you have incurred for a year of assessment. In some cases it may result in a refund.
Related : South African Revenue Service Personal Income Tax : www.southafricain.com/4468.html
** The annual Tax Season is when you will be required to submit a return. For most taxpayers this runs from July to November every year.
** For more information on who needs to send a return, the channels through which you can send your return, the relevant material (supporting documentation) that you will need to keep handy and more, the information on Tax Season 2016.
** Apart from sending your return through the usual channels and the SARS eFiling website via your PC, you can now also download our Smartphone App on your tablet or smartphone.
** If you want to know how to get your tax number, what to do if you forgot your eFiling password, how to download the travel e-logbook, how medical tax credits work, and much more, see Tax Season 2016.
I need my tax number :
If you have forgotten your tax number you can request it from SARS in various ways :
** You can get it on eFiling if you are registered as an eFiler. All you need to do is log on and check your number
** You can request it verbally from the SARS Contact Centre on 0800 00 7277. Please have your ID number on hand as SARS will have to authenticate who you are.
** Please note that you can’t request your notice of registration from the SARS Contact Centre, only at a SARS branch.
** Or you can visit your nearest SARS branch to get it. Please take along your ID.
Top Tip :
** SARS will not provide your tax number to another person, unless the person is your tax practitioner or has power of attorney to conduct your tax affairs.
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Register For Efiling
** As a registered taxpayer you can sign-up to use the SARS eFiling service which allows you not only to file a return, make payments to SARS or request a tax clearance certificate but also gives you access to many other benefits via an electronic platform.
** To register as an eFiler visit the SARS eFiling website .sarsefiling.co.za and click on REGISTER.
** It should only take you five to ten minutes to go through the six-step process.
** Depending on your needs, you can register as an individual taxpayer, a Tax Practitioner or as an Organisation.
** SARS will recognise you as an electronic filer once your eFiling registration is complete.
** For individuals the account is automatically activated, you don’t have to fax a summary of registration.
** If you are registering as an organisation or Tax Practitioner, make sure you fax a copy of your ID and the signed summary of your registration form to 011 602 5312 to finalise your eFiling registration.
** For information on where to find your eFiling registration summary, click here.
** All new SARS eFiling profiles are activated within 48 hours.
** Where a registration is not approved within the 48 hours, please check for any correspondence from SARS by selecting Home; User and then Pending Registration, for further requirements regarding the processing of your eFiling registration.