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IMPORTANT UPDATES FROM SARS

IMPORTANT UPDATES FROM SARS
 

 

2020 FILING SEASON – UPDATE

On Friday, 31 July 2020, SARS released a batch of SMSs to taxpayers stating that an

'auto-assessment’ had been issued. The outcome of the assessment was provided in

the SMS and the taxpayer was directed to eFiling or the SARS MobiApp to accept or

edit the ‘auto-assessment’.

2020 Filing Season timelines

The timelines communicated by SARS remain the same as previously indicated:

1 September – 16 November 2020:

Taxpayers who file online via eFiling or the SARS MobiApp

1 September – 22 October 2020:

Taxpayers who cannot file electronically can file at selected SARS branches by appointment only.

1 September – 29 January 2021:

Provisional taxpayers who file via eFiling