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What Are the Consequences of Not Paying Tax?

What Are the Consequences of Not Paying Tax?

What Are the Consequences of Not Paying Tax? Read on to learn the consequences of not paying taxes to the government.    

How to Submit A Request For Extension On eFiling

How to Submit A Request For Extension On eFiling

Today, we will walk you through how to submit a request for an extension on SARS eFiling so you never have to pay a penalty fee again for late filing.

What Does a Negative Amount on a Tax Return Mean?

What Does a Negative Amount on a Tax Return Mean?

What Does a Negative Amount on a Tax Return Mean? This post explains everything you want to know about negative and positive tax returns. 

Where to Get A Medical Scheme Tax Certificate?

Where to Get A Medical Scheme Tax Certificate?

Here’s everything you need to know about medical scheme tax certificates, which are a critical part of proving your medical aid expenditure

What Does a Tax Attorney Do?

What Does a Tax Attorney Do?

This guide explains everything you want to know about the role of the tax attorney, career path, and potential earnings

Reasons You Still Need to File Your Tax Return 

Reasons You Still Need to File Your Tax Return 

Reasons You Still Need to File Your Tax Return. Here are some good reasons why you should file your tax return

What Expenses Are Tax Deductible In South Africa?

What Expenses Are Tax Deductible In South Africa?

What expenses are tax deductible in South Afric. Read on to learn the expenses that are tax deductible in South Africa.   

What Is A SARS Completion Letter

What Is A SARS Completion Letter

Today we look more closely at the SARS completion letter, and what receiving one from SARS means for your overall tax affairs

Difference Between Direct Tax and Indirect Tax

Difference Between Direct Tax and Indirect Tax

What Is the Difference Between Direct Tax and Indirect Tax? Read on to learn the difference between direct tax and indirect tax. 

SARS Supporting Documents For A Tax Refund

SARS Supporting Documents For A Tax Refund

Today, we are unpacking everything around SARS supporting documents that you should know

Difference Between Input and Output Tax in South Africa

Difference Between Input and Output Tax in South Africa

he difference between these two is the VAT paid to the tax authorities. Read on to learn the difference between input and output tax in South Africa. 

How To Become Tax Compliant in South Africa

How To Become Tax Compliant in South Africa

Today, we have a brief guide to tax compliance in South Africa to help you get your tax affairs in order.

Difference Between Tax Avoidance and Tax Evasion?

Difference Between Tax Avoidance and Tax Evasion?

Tax avoidance and tax evasion are often used interchangeably. Read on to learn the difference between tax evasion and tax avoidance.    

How to Become A Tax Practitioner At SARS

How to Become A Tax Practitioner At SARS

We’re here with the details you need about becoming a tax practitioner at SARS today. 

Difference Between Tax Rebate and Tax Threshold?

Difference Between Tax Rebate and Tax Threshold?

Difference Between Tax Rebate and Tax Threshold? This article explains different concepts you should know about filing tax returns. 

How Does Tax On Bonuses Work in South Africa?

How Does Tax On Bonuses Work in South Africa?

How Does Tax On Bonuses Work in South Africa? We are here with this helpful guide to taxation and bonuses in South Africa.

Difference Between VAT and TAX?

Difference Between VAT and TAX?

What Is the Difference Between VAT and Tax in South Africa? This guide explains the difference between VAT and tax. 

All About Disability And Medical Expense Tax Credits 

All About Disability And Medical Expense Tax Credits 

Today we’ve assembled a quick guide to everything related to the disability and medical expense tax credits from SARS

Who Is Exempt From Paying Tax in South Africa?

Who Is Exempt From Paying Tax in South Africa?

Who Is Exempt From Paying Tax in South Africa? This article explains everything you want to know about tax exemptions. 

Are School Fees A Claimable Expense At SARS?

Are School Fees A Claimable Expense At SARS?

Today, we’re here with all the answers! Keep reading for some fascinating facts about school fees, expenses, and SARS. 

Who Qualifies for Tax Returns in South Africa?

Who Qualifies for Tax Returns in South Africa?

Not everyone qualifies for tax returns. This article explains everything you want to know about tax returns. 

How to Check SARS Tax Compliance Status

How to Check SARS Tax Compliance Status

Today, we are diving deeper into how to check (and prove) your SARS tax compliance status if you need to

How to Pay SARS Through Absa Online Banking

How to Pay SARS Through Absa Online Banking

To pay SARS through Absa online banking, visit the Absa website home page and log into your account. Read on to learn how to pay SARS through Absa

Why Do We Pay Tax in South Africa?

Why Do We Pay Tax in South Africa?

Why Do We Pay Tax in South Africa? Are you wondering why taxes are mandatory payments levied on individuals and more

SARS Tax Procedure to Follow When An Employee Dies?

SARS Tax Procedure to Follow When An Employee Dies?

SARS Tax Procedure to Follow When An Employee Dies? When an employee's life journey concludes, there are essential steps regarding their tax matters

How to Reject the SARS Auto-Assessment

How to Reject the SARS Auto-Assessment

Today, we will look at the SARS auto-assessment in more detail, including how to reject it if you don’t agree with it

What Happens to Your South African Taxes When You Die?

What Happens to Your South African Taxes When You Die?

This guide delves into the intricacies of what unfolds in the realm of taxes when one passes away in South Africa

How to Get Tax Rebate

How to Get Tax Rebate

How to Get Tax Rebate. This article explains everything you want to know about the concept of tax rebates. 

What Happens After Submitting Your Tax Return?

What Happens After Submitting Your Tax Return?

Today, we'll explore what happens to your tax return after you click ‘submit’,  and what you can expect to hear from SARS.

Are SARS Penalties Tax Deductible?

Are SARS Penalties Tax Deductible?

This article delves into whether SARS penalties hold tax-deductible status, elucidates their functioning, and expounds on their consequences for taxpayers

How to Register for Turnover Tax

How to Register for Turnover Tax

How to Register for Turnover Tax. Read on to learn how to register for turnover tax.  

Why SARS May Reject Your Tax Return

Why SARS May Reject Your Tax Return

Today we look at the common reasons for rejection of a filed return, and how to resolve these issues for a smooth and compliant tax filing process

SARS: What ‘Audit & Verification’ Means

SARS: What ‘Audit & Verification’ Means

Let's delve into what 'Audit & Verification' entails and what individuals and businesses can anticipate.

How to Report Tax Fraud

How to Report Tax Fraud

You can do this by taking different measures. Read on to learn how to report tax fraud.    

How To Set Up A Payment Arrangement With SARS

How To Set Up A Payment Arrangement With SARS

Today we’re looking at what that means and how to do it so that you can get back to full compliance as easily as possible. 

Who Must Register As a SARS Taxpayer?

Who Must Register As a SARS Taxpayer?

We will discuss who must register, what is needed to register for SARS eFiling, what qualifies you as a SARS taxpayer and more

How To Register With SARS Online?

How To Register With SARS Online?

Are you figuring out how to register with SARS online? If so, you’ve visited the right place! 

How to Cancel a Payment on eFiling

How to Cancel a Payment on eFiling

Learn how to cancel, suspend, or make corrections to a payment or tax return on the SARS eFiling platform, eligible taxes, and required documentation.

How Long Do You Have To Pay If You Owe Taxes?

How Long Do You Have To Pay If You Owe Taxes?

This post intends to provide a better understanding of the payment process and the consequences of not paying taxes. Let’s dive in!

What Is The Tax Threshold In South Africa 2024?

What Is The Tax Threshold In South Africa 2024?

Understanding the tax threshold is an integral part of financial planning.. Read on to find out all the details about the tax threshold in South Africa

How Do You Know If You Owe SARS Money?

How Do You Know If You Owe SARS Money?

This blog post will answer all your questions about owing SARS money, including how to check how much you owe & what happens when you owe money

How to Get My IRP5 From SARS Online

How to Get My IRP5 From SARS Online

How to Claim My Gap Insurance Cover from SARS

How to Claim My Gap Insurance Cover from SARS

We’ll also discuss what gap cover covers and how long SARS typically takes to pay the claim. Read on to learn more about gap insurance coverage from SARS

What Happens When You Owe SARS Money?

What Happens When You Owe SARS Money?

This article seeks to help prevent similar situations from occurring by answering all the questions in relation to SARS owing you money.

How to Pay SARS Monthly

How to Pay SARS Monthly

How to Pay SARS Monthly? This article explains everything you want to know about paying your SARS monthly. 

What Time Does SARS eFiling Open And Close?

What Time Does SARS eFiling Open And Close?

This article seeks to provide taxpayers with all the information about time SARS eFiling Open And Close and more

When to Submit my SARS Tax Return

When to Submit my SARS Tax Return

When Can I Submit my SARS Tax Return? Here's what to know about submitting your South African tax return to SARS.

How to Pay SARS in Instalments?

How to Pay SARS in Instalments?

If you want to pay your outstanding SARS debt in instalments, It can be through different channels. You can request the payment arrangement through eFiling

How to Check Your SARS Balance Online

How to Check Your SARS Balance Online

Today's article helps taxpayers transition to mobile, online alternatives with information on how to check your SARS balance online.

How to Get a Tax Number in South Africa

How to Get a Tax Number in South Africa

Getting a tax number in South Africa is easiest when done through the eFiling portal. As part of the sign up process, you will be asked if you have it

How to Claim Medical Expenses On Your Tax Return

How to Claim Medical Expenses On Your Tax Return

You can claim back a portion of your medical aid scheme fees from SARS on your annual tax return. Claim Medical Expenses On Your Tax Return

How to Request IRP5 from SARS

How to Request IRP5 from SARS

How to Request IRP5 from SARS. Your employer is legally obliged to provide you with this return annually when they file it with SARS

How to get my SARS Tax Certificate Online

How to get my SARS Tax Certificate Online

The SARS tax certificate refers to proof of your tax compliance status. We will cover everything you need to know about this document below.

What Happens if You Don’t Pay Taxes?

What Happens if You Don’t Pay Taxes?

Today we will look at some common questions around not paying tax in South Africa, and what to do for specific situations.

Is Compensation Taxable In South Africa?

Is Compensation Taxable In South Africa?

Learn about the compensation tax laws in South Africa. Understand your tax bracket, take advantage of exemptions and reliefs

How to Claim Medical Expenses From SARS

How to Claim Medical Expenses From SARS

In this article, we’ll discuss how to claim medical expenses on your tax return from SARS, including which medical expenses you can claim

How to Login to My SARS eFiling

How to Login to My SARS eFiling

This blog post aims to provide step-by-step instructions on How to Login to My SARS eFiling, creating a user ID and password.

How to Access SARS ITA34 Form?

How to Access SARS ITA34 Form?

What Are Zero-Rated VAT Items

What Are Zero-Rated VAT Items

Their handling for VAT purposes by the businesses that make them can be confusing, but we are here today to help explain zero-rated VAT items and how they are handled. 

What Items Can You Claim VAT Back On?

What Items Can You Claim VAT Back On?

But hey, even if you’re making more than R50,000, you can still choose to register voluntarily. And since 1 April, the VAT rate has been set at 15%.

Do Domestic Workers Have To Be Registered For PAYE?

Do Domestic Workers Have To Be Registered For PAYE?

So, lace up your dancing shoes and let’s explore the dance floor of PAYE for domestic workers in South Africa!

How to Pay PAYE Online

How to Pay PAYE Online

While this blog post may address PAYE in South Africa, the focus will be on how to pay PAYE online.

How to Reinstate A PAYE Number In South Africa

How to Reinstate A PAYE Number In South Africa

In this section, we will share with you some information that can help you reinstate the PAYE number in South Africa

What Is the Securities Transfer Tax (STT) in South Africa?

What Is the Securities Transfer Tax (STT) in South Africa?

Today we will be exploring one of these- the Securities Transfer Tax, or STT. If you regularly interact with financial markets or investments, this is one you should properly understand.

What is the Carbon Tax in South Africa?

What is the Carbon Tax in South Africa?

What is the Carbon Tax in South Africa? Today we will be unpacking some CBT basics you should be aware of.

What Is SARS Tax Credit?

What Is SARS Tax Credit?

These include the property rates tax credit, the investment tax credit, the tax credit for medical scheme fees, and the credit for economic development.

What Businesses Are VAT-Exempt?

What Businesses Are VAT-Exempt?

What Businesses Are VAT-Exempt?. Today we will look deeper into all three cases, and how to know if they apply to you.

What Documents Are Required For VAT Registration?

What Documents Are Required For VAT Registration?

For individuals, you’ll need proof of identity. This could be a copy of a valid identity document, driving license, passport, temporary identity document etc

Is TAX Paid Monthly Or Yearly In South Africa?

Is TAX Paid Monthly Or Yearly In South Africa?

So, let’s raise a toast to understanding taxes - here’s to a prosperous journey in South Africa!

How to Activate PAYE On eFiling

How to Activate PAYE On eFiling

As you continue to read below, there will be guidelines that will assist you in registering your employees and activating PAYE on eFiling. 

How to Request PAYE SDL Transfers On SARS eFiling

How to Request PAYE SDL Transfers On SARS eFiling

In this blog post, we will share with you how to request a PAYE SDL transfer on the popular SARS eFiling system. 

What Are the Liabilities on a Tax Return?

What Are the Liabilities on a Tax Return?

Today we look at exactly what that ‘liabilities’ section means for you, what belongs there, and how to correctly assess and create your balance sheet for income tax purposes.

What is the Non-Taxable Income Limit in South Africa?

What is the Non-Taxable Income Limit in South Africa?

What is the Non-Taxable Income Limit in South Africa? Today we will be looking at that latter category in more detail.

How to Get EMP201 On eFiling

How to Get EMP201 On eFiling

EMP201 can be submitted and paid electronically via eFiling, a free, convenient, and secure online service SARS provides.

How To Claim A VAT Refund In South Africa

How To Claim A VAT Refund In South Africa

Today we look at some facts everyone should know about VAT refunds in South Africa and claiming them.

What Is A VAT Reconciliation In South Africa?

What Is A VAT Reconciliation In South Africa?

Do You Pay PAYE On A Personal Loan?

Do You Pay PAYE On A Personal Loan?

So, let’s put on our beekeeper suits, grab our smokers, and dive into the buzzing world of PAYE.

VAT201 – Vendor Declaration

VAT201 – Vendor Declaration

VAT201 – Vendor Declaration. Read on to learn everything you want to know about the VAT201 vendor declaration.  

How to Check If You Are Registered For PAYE

How to Check If You Are Registered For PAYE

Let us find out as we try to give insight on how to check if you are registered for PAYE. 

How Many Times Can I Revise Tax Return?

How Many Times Can I Revise Tax Return?

so today we’ve compiled this guide to help, exploring everything you need to know about tax return revisions and SARS.

Income Tax Penalties in South Africa

Income Tax Penalties in South Africa

Penalties do not necessarily mean legal action will follow, it simply means that your tax bill will be higher than necessary.

What is a CEB01?

What is a CEB01?

However, a CEB01 must be paid by the due date specified on the form - usually the last business day of the month following the assessment month

What Is Reverse VAT in South Africa?

What Is Reverse VAT in South Africa?

However, as a newly-introduced concept, there is a lot of uncertainty surrounding it. Today we hope to clear up some of that confusion.

What is a VAT Reverse Charge in South Africa?

What is a VAT Reverse Charge in South Africa?

Specifically, when it comes to valuable metals, the responsibility for accounting and paying VAT does a bit of a switcheroo.

What Is Output And Input VAT?

What Is Output And Input VAT?

This article is like a game guide, delving into the intricacies of Output VAT and Input VAT

VDP01 – Voluntary Disclosure Application Form

VDP01 – Voluntary Disclosure Application Form

VDP01 – Voluntary Disclosure Application Form. This guide explains everything you want to know about voluntary disclosure applications.  

How to Submit Supporting Documents For PAYE Audit Letters

How to Submit Supporting Documents For PAYE Audit Letters

As we continue to talk about the need for supporting documents, we will share with you how one can submit supporting documents for PAYE audits.

Must-Know Income Tax Penalties In South Africa

Must-Know Income Tax Penalties In South Africa

Today we’re looking at some of the most common income tax penalties in South Africa, as well as how you can avoid triggering them and save yourself some cash.

What are House Property Taxes

What are House Property Taxes

The tariff rates, types of home taxes, and reasons why possessing a house is an excellent idea are all discussed in this piece. Learn more about this significant part of having a home.

How Do I Submit A DTR01?

How Do I Submit A DTR01?

Generally, the DTR01 is a declaration of the dividends tax transaction, showing the details of the dividend payer

What Is The Difference Between Exempt And Zero-Rated for VAT?

What Is The Difference Between Exempt And Zero-Rated for VAT?

It is critically important to understand what each of these two distinctly separate categories means, and how it will impact your business if you operate with either. 

What Is Customs VAT in South Africa?

What Is Customs VAT in South Africa?

This tax, a bit like a toll gate, is a part of the journey of every item that enters South Africa

How TO Register For PAYE on SARS eFiling

How TO Register For PAYE on SARS eFiling

While we have seen the importance of taxes and the SARS efiling system we will be taking you through how you can register for PAYE on SARS efiling. C

WT002 – Return for Withholding Tax on Interest

WT002 – Return for Withholding Tax on Interest

This guide highlights different things about the Return for Withholding Tax on Interest (WT002).     

How the SARS Income TAX Brackets Work

How the SARS Income TAX Brackets Work

This guide is meant to give you the information you need to understand and navigate the tax brackets set by SARS in South Africa easily

Reasons Why Tax Returns Get Rejected After Filing

Reasons Why Tax Returns Get Rejected After Filing

Today we will be looking at this situation in more detail, including why it happens and what you can do about it.

What Is Income Tax Return Online Rectification

What Is Income Tax Return Online Rectification

In this article, you'll explore income tax return online rectification in South Africa: duration, status check, requirements, and the process when requesting correction from SARS.

How to Complete DTR02 in South Africa

How to Complete DTR02 in South Africa

This article will explain how to complete the DTR02 form using the eFiling system. We will further offer some background info on the DTR01 record

What Is The Penalty For Late Payment Of VAT In 2024?

What Is The Penalty For Late Payment Of VAT In 2024?

Today we are looking at what to do in the event of penalty for late payment of VAT. 

What is Deemed VAT?

What is Deemed VAT?

What is Deemed VAT? Prepare yourself and immerse into the captivating realm of Value Added Tax (VAT).

How to Use Unallocated Payments to Allocate to PAYE

How to Use Unallocated Payments to Allocate to PAYE

In this informative guide, we will explore the details of using unallocated payments to make your PAYE process more efficient.

IT14SD – Company Income Tax Supplementary Declaration

IT14SD – Company Income Tax Supplementary Declaration

IT14SD – Company Income Tax Supplementary Declaration. Read on to learn about IT14SD Company Income Tax Supplementary Declaration.    

Requirements for Applying for a PAYE Certificate

Requirements for Applying for a PAYE Certificate

What are the requirements for applying for a PAYE certificate. This blog post will answer the common queries on PAYE certificates and registration. 

All About Driving Tax in South Africa

All About Driving Tax in South Africa

Today we will be looking deeper into the ‘driving taxes’ we pay in South Africa, and everything you should know to stay compliant with them.

How are Debt Funds Taxed?

How are Debt Funds Taxed?

Explore how debt funds are taxed, calculate tax on them, understand tax advantages, grasp dividend taxation on debt funds,

How to Submit An EMP601

How to Submit An EMP601

This article will explain how to submit an EMP601, what it is, the difference between EMP201 and EMP601

Can SARS Refund Overpayment For PAYE?

Can SARS Refund Overpayment For PAYE?

Can SARS Refund Overpayment For PAYE? This article explains everything you want to know about tax refunds.      

When To Submit VAT Returns

When To Submit VAT Returns

You can submit VAT returns any time through the month following the end of the VAT period

What is Deferred VAT?

What is Deferred VAT?

Deferred VAT in South Africa pertains to the provision extended to Customs clients who are duly registered or licensed

How Long Does It Take To Process A PAYE Registration

How Long Does It Take To Process A PAYE Registration

Searche.co.za provides detailed information on how to navigate the complexities of Pay As You Earn registration in South Africa. 

How to Capture PAYE Submissions on Pastel Partner

How to Capture PAYE Submissions on Pastel Partner

With this program, you can accurately process your payroll and manage your tax affairs efficiently. Read on to learn how to capture PAYE submissions on Pastel Partner. 

What Documents Are Needed to Apply For A PAYE Number?

What Documents Are Needed to Apply For A PAYE Number?

Below is the comprehensive list of documents needed to apply for a PAYE number in South Africa. 

Savings Tax in South Africa

Savings Tax in South Africa

Today we will be looking at all things tax- and savings-related, from the amount of money you can keep in your bank account without taxation

How To File a Complaint with the Income Tax Department

How To File a Complaint with the Income Tax Department

But sometimes taxpayers are unhappy with how SARS treats them or their tax matters. In these cases, taxpayers can complain to SARS

How to Complete IRP6 On eFiling?

How to Complete IRP6 On eFiling?

This post will let you master each stuff you should know about the eFiling IRP6 exercise, including how to register an IRP6 SARS

What Amount of Your Salary Is PAYE?

What Amount of Your Salary Is PAYE?

This article explains some basic concepts of PAYE as they apply to employees in various sectors. 

Who Qualifies To Pay VAT In South Africa?

Who Qualifies To Pay VAT In South Africa?

Today we are looking further at when a business is required to ‘pay VAT’, or rather, when they have to register as a VAT vendor with SARS.

What is the Difference Between TAX and VAT?

What is the Difference Between TAX and VAT?

There are two main characters in the tax story that individuals and businesses meet quite often - income tax and VAT.

What Percentage Is PAYE In South Africa?

What Percentage Is PAYE In South Africa?

What Percentage Is PAYE. In this blog post, we will focus more on the percentage bracket for PAYE in South Africa.

How to Allocate PAYE Payment On eFiling

How to Allocate PAYE Payment On eFiling

This piece will give you an insight into how to allocate PAYE payment on eFiling and subsequently address other related questions. 

What Documents Are Required For Business PAYE Registration

What Documents Are Required For Business PAYE Registration

As part of the requirements, documentation is required hence we will be sharing with you the documents that are required for business PAYE registration in South Africa. 

How Does Auto-Assessment Work?

How Does Auto-Assessment Work?

Today we are unpacking some of the key aspects of this new system, and what you should know about it.

Stamp Duty And Registration Charges In South Africa

Stamp Duty And Registration Charges In South Africa

The article explores the topic of registration fees and stamp duty. Learn about them, their determination, and the total amount required to transfer property ownership

Can I Pay Someone if I’m Not Registered for PAYE?

Can I Pay Someone if I’m Not Registered for PAYE?

Can I Pay Someone if I’m Not Registered for PAYE? This article explains everything you want to know about PAYE. 

Why Do We Pay VAT?

Why Do We Pay VAT?

Why Do We Pay VAT? Today we dig deeper into why VAT exists, what it does, and who it most affects. 

What is Excluding VAT?

What is Excluding VAT?

Picture this: you’re shopping in South Africa, and you see a price tag that reads “excluding VAT”. What’s it meaning?

What Is the Minimum Salary For PAYE In South Africa?

What Is the Minimum Salary For PAYE In South Africa?

As we continue to dissect this matter, we will share with you more information on South Africa PAYE as well as the minimum salary for PAYE.

How Do I Find My PAYE Reference Number

How Do I Find My PAYE Reference Number

The reference number is extremely important for a variety of tax-related tasks, including filing tax returns, making payments, etc

What Does A PAYE Minus Mean On Payslip

What Does A PAYE Minus Mean On Payslip

The systematic approach mentioned here aims to simplify tax compliance for employees and tax authorities.

What You Should Know About Taxation on Inherited Property

What You Should Know About Taxation on Inherited Property

Today we are covering the basics of inheritance taxation in South Africa, especially regarding property you may receive from the deceased.

Penalty On Non-Payment Of Advance Tax In South Africa

Penalty On Non-Payment Of Advance Tax In South Africa

This article explains the fines and interest, the penalty code, the late and self-assessment tax penalty, and how to see and pay your SARS penalty.

How to File a 2024 Tax Return on eFiling

How to File a 2024 Tax Return on eFiling

This post will walk you through the procedures needed to file your tax return for 2024 electronically. Let's dive in!

Can I Register For uFiling If I am Already Registered For PAYE?

Can I Register For uFiling If I am Already Registered For PAYE?

Can I register for uFiling if registered for PAYE? This article explains everything you want to know about UIF and PAYE.   

Does PAYE Get Deducted On Leave Payout?

Does PAYE Get Deducted On Leave Payout?

Today we’re unpacking the basics of how PAYE and leave payouts intersect, so you always feel confident about what your employer

What is VAT Exclusive?

What is VAT Exclusive?

Understanding VAT exclusive is like having a secret code to unlock the true cost of goods and services.

How Much Interest & Penalties Do You Pay For Late Payment Of PAYE?

How Much Interest & Penalties Do You Pay For Late Payment Of PAYE?

In this blog post, we will discuss the penalties, fines, and consequences that can be imposed on individuals who fail to comply with certain rules or regulations. 

The Difference Between Income TAX And PAYE Reference Number

The Difference Between Income TAX And PAYE Reference Number

The Difference Between Income TAX And PAYE Reference Number. In this section, we will highlight what distinguishes the various terms mentioned above.

What Is Reconciliation to Taxable Income?

What Is Reconciliation to Taxable Income?

In this blog post, our focus will be on taxable income. We will give you insight on reconciliation to taxable income

Exploring the Tax Implications of Gifts in South Africa

Exploring the Tax Implications of Gifts in South Africa

Today, we will unpack everything you need to know about this tax type to ensure you stay on the right side of the tax

How to Claim A Refund For Excess TAX Paid

How to Claim A Refund For Excess TAX Paid

This piece will update you on how to receive a SARS repayment, who can obtain a refund, what to do to acquire a refund

How To File VAT Returns On eFiling

How To File VAT Returns On eFiling

Today we are looking at how to file VAT returns on eFiling in greater depth to help you.

Does Your PAYE Contribution Change Each Month?

Does Your PAYE Contribution Change Each Month?

Today we’re looking a little deeper into PAYE, including why the amount you see deducted on your payslip may not be the same every month.

What Is Exempt VAT?

What Is Exempt VAT?

Think of the goods and services that are exempt from VAT as the unique items in a bazaar that don’t carry the usual market tax, or VAT.

IT12EI – Return of Income Tax Exempt Organisation

IT12EI – Return of Income Tax Exempt Organisation

This article explains the measures you can take to file your return of income for an organization(IT12EI ) that does not pay tax. 

How to Apply For A PAYE Refund

How to Apply For A PAYE Refund

By consistently keeping track of tax codes and staying informed about eligible deductions, you increase your likelihood of discovering and obtaining PAYE tax refunds

What Is A Settlement Agreement In South Africa

What Is A Settlement Agreement In South Africa

This blog post will be centred around a settlement agreement in South Africa. Other related questions on settlement agreements will be expatiated

Why Your Tax Refund Might Be Delayed

Why Your Tax Refund Might Be Delayed

Today, we will be looking at this issue in more depth and how to give your income tax refund the best possible chance of being processed quickly.

How to Pre-Validate A Bank Account to Get An Income Tax Refund?

How to Pre-Validate A Bank Account to Get An Income Tax Refund?

The process for pre-validating your bank account to receive a refund of income taxes in South Africa is presented in this article.

How To Get A VAT Exemption Certificate

How To Get A VAT Exemption Certificate

Today, we will break down the idea of VAT exemption further and bring some clarity to this often-confusing area of VAT payments in South Africa.

How to Calculate PAYE In South Africa?

How to Calculate PAYE In South Africa?

Today we break down some basic PAYE concepts to help you better understand PAYE calculations in South Africa.

What is VAT Inclusive and Exclusive of VAT?

What is VAT Inclusive and Exclusive of VAT?

These tags pertain to how the standard 15% market tax, or VAT, is applied to goods and services.

NOO – Notice of Objection

NOO – Notice of Objection

NOO – Notice of Objection. This guide explains everything you should know about filing a Notice of No Objection (NOO). 

How to Claim Back Your SARS PAYE As A Student

How to Claim Back Your SARS PAYE As A Student

How to Claim Back Your SARS PAYE As A Student. This guide explains how to reclaim your SARS PAYE as a student. 

What Is Employee PAYE Reference Number

What Is Employee PAYE Reference Number

This blog post will help you with the steps to find your PAYE reference number and obtain a SARS PAYE number. 

Capital Gains Tax On the Sale of Property

Capital Gains Tax On the Sale of Property

We are here with some key basics to help you better understand Capital Gains Tax and how it affects the sale of properties.

How Are Married Couples Taxed In South Africa?

How Are Married Couples Taxed In South Africa?

This article will explain how married couples are taxed in South Africa, how much money they can gift to a family member tax-free

How To Get A VAT Statement Of Account

How To Get A VAT Statement Of Account

Today we look closer at how to get a VAT statement of account, alongside other account types, from SARS eFiling.

How Do Employees Benefit From PAYE Deductions?

How Do Employees Benefit From PAYE Deductions?

How Do Employees Benefit From PAYE Deductions? Today we look at these benefits in greater depth.

What Differentiates Customs Duty From VAT?

What Differentiates Customs Duty From VAT?

Customs Duty is a tax that the South African government charges on imported goods. VAT is imports to local transactions.

NOA – Notice of Appeal

NOA – Notice of Appeal

NOA – Notice of Appeal. Read on to learn different aspects of the NOA process. How Do I Submit a SARS Notice of Appeal?

How to Calculate Arrears of PAYE Due In South Africa

How to Calculate Arrears of PAYE Due In South Africa

Which Incomes Are Taxable Under PAYE And VAT

Which Incomes Are Taxable Under PAYE And VAT

This post will delve into the details to better understand which wages are subject to taxation under PAYE and VAT.

Taxes on Capital Gains

Taxes on Capital Gains

While most only encounter CGT a few times in our lives, it can be a hefty tax burden, and it is critical to understand what it does

Taxation Rules For Gratuity

Taxation Rules For Gratuity

This writing will explain gratuity, cover the laws involving gratuities, whether or not they are taxable, how a lump sum gratuity is tariffed, and how a leave gratuity is evaluated

How To Submit A Zero VAT Return

How To Submit A Zero VAT Return

Today we will be looking at what to do in these cases, as well as how businesses that make zero-VAT-rated goods should handle their VAT return.

How Do I Apply For A PAYE Reference Number?

How Do I Apply For A PAYE Reference Number?

How Do I Apply For A PAYE Reference Number? Not sure how to do this? Then this is the article for you!

What Is the Penalty For Late Filing Of VAT Return?

What Is the Penalty For Late Filing Of VAT Return?

This presentation will focus on the particulars of these penalties, shedding light on the potential repercussions of filing and paying a VAT return late

RAV01 – Registration, Amendment, and Verification Form

RAV01 – Registration, Amendment, and Verification Form

This article explains everything you need to know regarding RAV01 registration, amendment, and verification forms.

How to Calculate Interest And Penalties On PAYE

How to Calculate Interest And Penalties On PAYE

Although SARS does not look into the reason for defaulting, there are ways to avoid these penalties when you anticipate late payment.

Why Are PAYE Rates Lower Than Individual TAX Rates

Why Are PAYE Rates Lower Than Individual TAX Rates

This blog post will be streamlined to highlight the rationale behind lower rates for PAYE as compared to individual tax rates. In the end

How to Deal With Income Tax Notices?

How to Deal With Income Tax Notices?

It is important to stay on top of them and respond timeously to requests to make sure they don’t have knock-on effects on the tax you owe.

How Is Income Tax Collected In South Africa?

How Is Income Tax Collected In South Africa?

How Is Income Tax Collected In South Africa? Income tax offers the bulk of earnings for the South African government.

How To Verify A VAT Number

How To Verify A VAT Number

Luckily, there is an easy way to verify a VAT number with SARS and ensure you are dealing with legitimate vendors and partners.

How to Change From Paye to Provisional Taxpayer

How to Change From Paye to Provisional Taxpayer

More highlights will be on registering as a provisional taxpayer and calculating your first tax as a provisional taxpayer. 

Can PAYE Be Deducted From Trustees?

Can PAYE Be Deducted From Trustees?

We’ll shed light on the responsibilities, registration processes, and all things tax-related when it comes to trustees and PAYE in South Africa

TDC01- Transfer Duty Declaration

TDC01- Transfer Duty Declaration

This guide explains the steps you should take to activate your transfer duty account on eFiling and how to complete your TDC01 Declaration.    

How to Create Payment Instruction to Authorize PAYE eFiling

How to Create Payment Instruction to Authorize PAYE eFiling

How to Create Payment Instruction to Authorize PAYE eFiling. This post explains different things you should know about authorizing PAYE eFiling. 

Why Does PAYE TAX Change Each Month

Why Does PAYE TAX Change Each Month

Why Does PAYE TAX Change Each Month. Learn more about the changes in tax every month, the PAYE calculation

How to Submit An Income Tax Return (ITR12)

How to Submit An Income Tax Return (ITR12)

Income Tax Return (ITR12. Ensuring your income tax return is accurate is critical- and today we have the tips you need to help you.

What Is Capital Gains Tax In South Africa?

What Is Capital Gains Tax In South Africa?

And to sweeten the deal, CGT offers certain exemptions and concessions for specific taxpayers and circumstances.

What Kind Of Tax Is VAT?

What Kind Of Tax Is VAT?

VAT is payable to the Revenue Service, or SARS. Businesses that meet specific turnover thresholds are required to register for VAT with SARS

How to Register An Employee For PAYE

How to Register An Employee For PAYE

While we talk about taxes, we will be taking you through how one can register as an employee for PAYE.

Can You Claim UIF With A PAYE Number?

Can You Claim UIF With A PAYE Number?

How Much Is PAYE Tax Deduction In South Africa?

How Much Is PAYE Tax Deduction In South Africa?

How to File PAYE Return EMP501

How to File PAYE Return EMP501

Reasons Why Your Tax Refund Might Be Delayed

Reasons Why Your Tax Refund Might Be Delayed

Today, we’re exploring more about the South African tax refund process, what often delays it, and how you can aim for the smoothest possible experience.

How to Complete the Income Tax Return (ITR14) 

How to Complete the Income Tax Return (ITR14) 

To keep things neat, tidy, and as simple as possible, tax return for companies vs individuals. The company-focused income tax return uses code ITR14.

Tax on Winnings of Game Shows And Lottery

Tax on Winnings of Game Shows And Lottery

We’ll delve into how much tax is slapped on lottery winnings, whether online gambling platforms like Betway are taxable

Do You Pay Income Tax on Dividends?

Do You Pay Income Tax on Dividends?

Today we have a handy guide to dividends and taxation in South Africa to help empower your financial knowledge

Do You Need to Pay Tax on Gift Money?

Do You Need to Pay Tax on Gift Money?

Do You Need to Pay Tax on Gift Money? Today, we walk you through everything you should know about taxes on gifts in South Africa.

Do You Get Taxed on Lotto Winnings?

Do You Get Taxed on Lotto Winnings?

Do You Get Taxed on Lotto Winnings? Today we look at some common questions around Lotto winnings and what you should know about them.

Do I Need a Tax Clearance When Selling a Property?

Do I Need a Tax Clearance When Selling a Property?

Do I Need a Tax Clearance When Selling a Property?. Today we answer some key questions around tax clearance on the seller’s side to assist you.

Do I Need a Tax Clearance When Buying a Property?

Do I Need a Tax Clearance When Buying a Property?

Here are the answers to some common questions around tax clearance on the buyer’s side in South Africa to help.

Are Medical Expenses Tax Deductible?

Are Medical Expenses Tax Deductible?

Are Medical Expenses Tax Deductible?. Today we will look at both of these in greater depth to assist you this tax season.

Stamp Duty – Everything You Need to Know

Stamp Duty – Everything You Need to Know

How to Appeal Against SARS Penalties

How to Appeal Against SARS Penalties

Whether you're a business owner or an individual taxpayer, this guide can increase your chances of success in appealing against SARS penalties.  

How to Unlock SARS eFiling portal

How to Unlock SARS eFiling portal

This comprehensive guide will teach you how to unlock SARS efiling, reset, and activate your SARS eFiling profile

How to Request A SARS Statement Of Account on eFiling

How to Request A SARS Statement Of Account on eFiling

Learn how to request a SARS statement of account on eFiling in South Africa. Keep track of your tax payments and expenses with this easy guide.

How to Change User Rights On eFiling

How to Change User Rights On eFiling

How to Change User Rights On eFiling. Follow our step-by-step guides for changing user rights, adding users, and authorising move requests.

How to Request A Correction On SARS eFiling

How to Request A Correction On SARS eFiling

In simple steps, learn how to request a correction on SARS eFiling. Avoid penalties, interest, or legal action by correcting errors on your tax return.

How to Remove a User From SARS eFiling

How to Remove a User From SARS eFiling

Learn how to remove a user from your SARS eFiling account in just a few easy steps. Keep your tax information secure and control who has access to your account.

How to Apply For a SARS Tax Number

How to Apply For a SARS Tax Number

Apply For a SARS Tax Number. In this article, we will learn about SARS and its taxation, how to get your SARS number.

How Much Does SARS Tax On Retirement Annuity?

How Much Does SARS Tax On Retirement Annuity?

We focusing on giving insight into the SARS tax on retirement annuity, the tax components and percentages, etc. 

How is SARS Payment Allocated on eFiling?

How is SARS Payment Allocated on eFiling?

How is SARS Payment Allocated on eFiling? On SARS eFiling, allocating payments is easy. You need to log in to your account.

How to Register a Company On SARS eFiling

How to Register a Company On SARS eFiling

In this article, we will be taking you through the process of how to register a company on SARS eFiling

How Does SARS Calculate Travel Allowance?

How Does SARS Calculate Travel Allowance?

How Does SARS Calculate Travel Allowance? This article will cover the travel allowance topics of SARS and other related matters.

How to Activate Personal Income Tax

How to Activate Personal Income Tax

This tutorial will walk you through activating your personal income tax and submitting your tax return using SARS eFiling.

How Does SARS Calculate Tax?

How Does SARS Calculate Tax?

How Does SARS Calculate Tax? And in this post, we will examine SARS's methodology to compute taxes. Let's dive in!

How to Submit Provisional Tax to SARS

How to Submit Provisional Tax to SARS

This article will guide you through submitting your provisional tax return to SARS. 

How to Accept SARS Auto Assessment

How to Accept SARS Auto Assessment

This article will provide all the details you need about this new system and a step-by-step walkthrough on accepting your SARS auto assessment.

How Do I Register For VAT on SARS eFiling?

How Do I Register For VAT on SARS eFiling?

This guide will walk you through registering for VAT on SARS eFiling, including the necessary documents and how long the process typically takes

How Are SARS Penalties Calculated? 

How Are SARS Penalties Calculated? 

How Long Does SARS Take to Respond to Disputes?

How Long Does SARS Take to Respond to Disputes?

You should read on if you want to know how long it takes SARS to resolve a disagreement or disputes

How to Add A Taxpayer On SARS eFiling

How to Add A Taxpayer On SARS eFiling

This guide will show you how to add a taxpayer on eFiling, activate the taxpayer, and even register for individual eFiling.

How to Unlock SARS eFiling Account

How to Unlock SARS eFiling Account

This guide will explore how to unlock SARS eFiling - including how to unlock the portal, reset your profile, reactivate your tax number, and re-register for eFiling.

How to Check Tax Refund Status 

How to Check Tax Refund Status 

This guide will tell you how to monitor the refund status with SARS, when to expect your refund, and what to do if you encounter any difficulties

How to Submit EMP501 on e@syFile™

How to Submit EMP501 on e@syFile™

This article will guide you through submitting your EMP501 on SARS eFiling, including the requirements, necessary steps, and tips for ensuring a successful submission.

How to Add Additional Documents to SARS eFiling

How to Add Additional Documents to SARS eFiling

This guide will look at adding additional papers to SARS eFiling, how many documents you can upload

How to Make Payment to SARS via EFT

How to Make Payment to SARS via EFT

This post will cover the procedure for paying SARS via EFT, the procedure for paying SARS via eFiling

How to Make SARS payments Manually

How to Make SARS payments Manually

In this post, you'll find detailed instructions on paying your SARS balance, using the mobile app to pay, or using Standard Bank, ABSA, or FNB.

How to Get SARS PIN

How to Get SARS PIN

Follow these simple steps, and you'll have your Tax Compliance Status SARS PIN in no time! Here's how

How to Get An ITA34 From SARS

How to Get An ITA34 From SARS

You can obtain an ITA34 form hassle-free from SARS. You can request a copy of the form through your eFiling account once you have registered with SARS.

How to Check SARS Tax Clearance Certificate

How to Check SARS Tax Clearance Certificate

In this piece, we will walk you through the steps required to check your SARS tax clearance certificate and explain the steps you need to take to get one.

How to Get SARS Statement

How to Get SARS Statement

This blog post will give you the details you need to understand a SARS statement and how to obtain one online hassle-free

How Does SARS Allocate Unallocated Payments?

How Does SARS Allocate Unallocated Payments?

Today we break down unallocated payments further, so you can better understand and remedy them with SARS.

How to Claim Transfer Duty from SARS

How to Claim Transfer Duty from SARS

Transfer duty can be a scary tax type to deal with, as few of us need to use it regularly. Unless you work in the property industry

How to Check SARS Correspondence on eFiling

How to Check SARS Correspondence on eFiling

Today we will walk you through the process of checking SARS correspondence on eFIling, and actioning anything you need to do based on it.

How to Get SARS ITA34

How to Get SARS ITA34

How to Get SARS ITA34. Today we walk you through everything to do with your ITA34 and what you need to know.

How to Check for Agent Appointment on SARS eFiling

How to Check for Agent Appointment on SARS eFiling

How to Check for Agent Appointment on SARS eFiling. Today we walk you through everything you need to know about the process.

How Can I Avoid Paying Tax in South Africa?

How Can I Avoid Paying Tax in South Africa?

How Can I Avoid Paying Tax in South Africa? Today we look at this thorny issue in more detail.

How to Apply for SARS TCC via eFiling

How to Apply for SARS TCC via eFiling

Here’s everything you need to know about eFiling, SARS, and TCCs, now known as TCSs.

How to Register for Tax at SARS?

How to Register for Tax at SARS?

Today we will walk you through the complete process of registering for tax with SARS.

How to Allocate Payments on SARS eFiling

How to Allocate Payments on SARS eFiling

How to Add a Tax Directive on SARS eFiling

How to Add a Tax Directive on SARS eFiling

How to Add a Tax Directive on SARS eFiling . Here’s everything you should know about this form of enforced payment arrangement.

How to Add your Company Tax Number to your eFiling Profile

How to Add your Company Tax Number to your eFiling Profile

Today we will bring you all the details you need to know to add a company and personal tax number to an eFiling profile. 

How to Attach Supporting Documents to SARS eFiling

How to Attach Supporting Documents to SARS eFiling

How to Add a Client on SARS eFiling

How to Add a Client on SARS eFiling

How to Add a Client on SARS eFiling. Today we dive deeper into how to do this, how to allow access to an existing eFiling profile, and more. 

How to Activate my Bank Details on eFiling

How to Activate my Bank Details on eFiling

How to Add a New Taxpayer Profile to eFiling

How to Add a New Taxpayer Profile to eFiling

New Taxpayer Profile to eFiling. Today we walk you through everything to know about manipulating profiles on eFIling, creating portfolios, and more. 

How to Register For VAT SARS

How to Register For VAT SARS

Learn how to register for VAT SARS through eFiling. Get a step-by-step guide to activate your VAT profile and submit returns on eFiling

How To Register To Pay SDL

How To Register To Pay SDL

Learn how to register for SDL in South Africa. Meet your legal obligation and contribute to the growth of the country's workforce by understanding the requirements and making payments. Get expert guidance here.

How to Register For Tax Directives On eFiling?

How to Register For Tax Directives On eFiling?

How to Activate Tax Practitioner On eFiling

How to Activate Tax Practitioner On eFiling

How you can activate tax practitioners on efiling and all the necessary requirements involved in the eFiling process. 

How to add SARS representative to eFiling

How to add SARS representative to eFiling

How to add SARS representative to eFiling. Follow these steps if you want to add a representative to your eFiling account:

How to Apply For SARS PBO

How to Apply For SARS PBO

In this article, we will be sharing more information on how to apply for SARS PBO, the registration process for PBO, and other relative topics.

How to Register For PAYE Online

How to Register For PAYE Online

Register For PAYE Online. In this article, we will look at the process involved regarding PAYE on SARS efiling and other tax payments using efiling.

How to Pay SARS Via FNB

How to Pay SARS Via FNB

How to Pay SARS Via FNB. In this article, we will look at how customers of FNB can pay their taxes, the timelines on tax payment, efiling process.

How to Pay SARS via Capitec EFT

How to Pay SARS via Capitec EFT

How to Pay SARS via Capitec EFT. In this section, we will discuss the various SARS payment options as well as other topics that are connected to SARS payments.

How to Pay SARS through Standard Bank

How to Pay SARS through Standard Bank

How to Pay SARS through Standard Bank. we will keep you updated on any and all information pertaining to e-filing with SARS through standard bank.

How to Pay SARS eFiling through Nedbank

How to Pay SARS eFiling through Nedbank

How to Pay SARS eFiling On Absa

How to Pay SARS eFiling On Absa

How to Pay Sars eFiling On Absa. We will cover the SARS payment options and other related matters dealing with SARS payments.

How to Transfer a Profile on Efiling

How to Transfer a Profile on Efiling

In this post, we explain everything you want to know about how you can transfer a profile on eFiling.  

How to Lodge a Complaint With SARS

How to Lodge a Complaint With SARS

SARS has a method to help disgruntled or dissatisfied clients lodge complaints. This article explains the steps to lodge a complaint with SARS. 

How to Get SARS Confirmation Letter

How to Get SARS Confirmation Letter

This article explains everything you want to know about getting a SARS confirmation letter.

Can You Claim Tax Returns For Previous Years?

Can You Claim Tax Returns For Previous Years?

This article provides a comprehensive guide on how to claim tax returns for previous years

How to Get A Tax Compliance Status Pin

How to Get A Tax Compliance Status Pin

The following article gives a comprehensive guide on how to get a Tax Compliance Status Pin

How to Declare Dividends on Efiling?

How to Declare Dividends on Efiling?

How to Submit EMP501 on SARS Efiling

How to Submit EMP501 on SARS Efiling

Submit EMP501 on SARS Efiling. This article explains how you can submit EMP501 on SARS eFiling. 

How to Request My B-BBEE Certificate

How to Request My B-BBEE Certificate

This article seeks to address some of the discrepancies in information by providing a comprehensive guide to all things related to B-BBEE certificates.

How to Update My SARS Details Online

How to Update My SARS Details Online

Learn how to update SARS details online, upload supporting documents, and change sensitive information on eFiling.

How to Register With SARS as a taxpayer

How to Register With SARS as a taxpayer

In this article, we’ll discuss how to register with SARS as a taxpayer and answer some of the common questions users have when using eFiling. 

How to Fill SARS Travel Logbook

How to Fill SARS Travel Logbook

This article explains how you fill out your SARS travel logbook. Continue reading to learn how to fill it

What is the Difference Between SARS Audit And Verification?

What is the Difference Between SARS Audit And Verification?

What is the Difference Between SARS Audit And Verification? Let's take a closer look at these terms and the processes involved

How Long Does It Take for SARS to Process Tax Return

How Long Does It Take for SARS to Process Tax Return

This article explains everything you need to know about the duration it takes for SARS to process your tax return. 

What Does It Mean If Your Tax Return Is Negative?

What Does It Mean If Your Tax Return Is Negative?

Discover what it means to have a negative tax return in South Africa, how to claim your refund and avoid common delays.

How Long Does It Take For SARS to Pay Out Refund?

How Long Does It Take For SARS to Pay Out Refund?

How Long Does SARS Take to Approve?

How Long Does SARS Take to Approve?

How Long Does SARS Take to Approve? SARS aims to activate new eFiling profiles within 48 hours where no supporting documents are required. 

What Is SARS IT88?

What Is SARS IT88?

If you owe money for previous taxes, SARS will issue your employer a document known as the IT88. Read on to learn what SARS IT88 is.

How to Fill In Pay Periods on SARS Efiling

How to Fill In Pay Periods on SARS Efiling

This article explains everything you need to know about how to fill in pay periods on SARS eFiling.

How to Fill In Source Code 4251 on SARS Efilling?

How to Fill In Source Code 4251 on SARS Efilling?

SARS uses different codes for each specific type of tax. Read on to learn how to fill in source code 4251 on SARS eFiling.

How to Find My SARS Tax Number Online

How to Find My SARS Tax Number Online

This article aims to assist taxpayers in accessing info concerning tax duties.Today's topic revolves around how you can find your tax number online.

How to Submit My Documents to SARS eFiling

How to Submit My Documents to SARS eFiling

How to Submit My Documents to SARS eFiling. This article will provide you with a comprehensive guide on submitting your documents to SARS.

How to Get an Override Code From SARS

How to Get an Override Code From SARS

How Do I Get an Override Code From SARS. Check out the measures you can take to get an override code from SARS.

How to Emigrate Tax From South Africa

How to Emigrate Tax From South Africa

How to Emigrate Tax From South Africa. Keep on reading to learn how you emigrate tax from South Africa.

How Long Does SARS Take to Review Documents?

How Long Does SARS Take to Review Documents?

How Long Does SARSTake to Review Documents? Read on to learn how long it takes for SARS to review documents.

How Long Does SARS Take To Pay After Audit?

How Long Does SARS Take To Pay After Audit?

How Long Does SARS Take To Pay After Audit? .This article explains different things you should know about SARS audits. 

SARS Toll-Free Number To Dial For My Tax Number

SARS Toll-Free Number To Dial For My Tax Number

Obtaining your tax number online is a convenient method the South African Revenue Service (SARS) provides.

How Long Does It Take To Get a VAT Number in South Africa?

How Long Does It Take To Get a VAT Number in South Africa?

This article explains everything you want to know about getting a VAT number in South Africa. 

How Much Does It Cost To Register A Company For VAT?

How Much Does It Cost To Register A Company For VAT?

Today we are looking more closely at the VAT registration process, especially regarding costs and requirements

How To Check VAT Refund Status

How To Check VAT Refund Status

Today we will walk you through how to How To Check VAT Refund Status in South Africa, as well as some other tips and tricks around refunds. 

How is VAT Calculated in South Africa?

How is VAT Calculated in South Africa?

In this extensive guide, we'll delve into the workings of VAT calculation in South Africa, providing insights into subtracting VAT from an amount

How To Receive The SARS Tax Number Via SMS

How To Receive The SARS Tax Number Via SMS

How Much Does SARS Pay Out Monthly for VAT Claims?

How Much Does SARS Pay Out Monthly for VAT Claims?

How Much Does SARS Pay Out Monthly for VAT Claims? Keep on reading to learn everything you want to know about VAT claims.   

How Much Percentage Is VAT In South Africa?

How Much Percentage Is VAT In South Africa?

Today we will delve into the VAT rate, what items are VAT-free, how to calculate the 15% VAT in South Africa

How To Check VAT Registration Status

How To Check VAT Registration Status

How To Check VAT Registration Status. Today, we look at some ways to check VAT registration status in South Africa.

How is VAT Collected in South Africa?

How is VAT Collected in South Africa?

This piece offers insights into the collection of VAT in South Africa, its overseers, the resultant revenue, the various types of VAT

How to Calculate Capital Gains Tax In South Africa

How to Calculate Capital Gains Tax In South Africa

How to Calculate Capital Gains Tax In South Africa. But don't fret; we're here to illuminate the art of calculating CGT in this vibrant nation.

How Much Is the VAT Threshold?

How Much Is the VAT Threshold?

How Much Turnover Is Required For VAT Registration?

How Much Turnover Is Required For VAT Registration?

To register for VAT in South Africa, you have to meet certain minimums set by SARS. Here’s everything you need to know about this.

Why is the Pension Fund in South Africa an Allowable Tax Deduction?

Why is the Pension Fund in South Africa an Allowable Tax Deduction?

In this article, we'll delve into the specifics of why pension funds are an allowable tax deduction in South Africa

How Long Does It Take to Claim VAT Back?

How Long Does It Take to Claim VAT Back?

In this comprehensive guide, we'll explore the timeframes for claiming VAT refunds, how to check the status of your refund

How Is Bonus Tax Calculated In South Africa

How Is Bonus Tax Calculated In South Africa

How Is Bonus Tax Calculated In South Africa. Our aim is to illuminate the complexities of this system and provide clarity regarding the role of SARS.

How to Calculate Gross Amount From VAT

How to Calculate Gross Amount From VAT

This explains everything you want to know about calculating gross amount and net amount from VAT.   

How to Register for VAT Online

How to Register for VAT Online

Today, we look in-depth at the VAT registration process, how to do it online, and everything else you need to know

Are Salaries Exempt from VAT?

Are Salaries Exempt from VAT?

This piece seeks to elucidate how Salaries are treated under VAT in South Africa, differentiate between zero-rated and exempt supplies

How Much Is the Fine for Late VAT Return?

How Much Is the Fine for Late VAT Return?

This guide explores the penalties for late VAT return submissions in South Africa, how late payment interest and penalties are calculated

How Tax Rebate Is Calculated

How Tax Rebate Is Calculated

How Tax Rebate Is Calculated. In this extensive handbook, we will explore the realm of tax rebates in South Africa.

How to Calculate VAT Payable Or Refundable

How to Calculate VAT Payable Or Refundable

This article explains everything you want to know about calculating VAT payable or refundable.    

How To Add VAT to A Price In South Africa

How To Add VAT to A Price In South Africa

Today, we are diving deeper into the mathematical side of VAT, including how to add and subtract VAT from amounts

Can a South African Sole Proprietor Register for VAT?

Can a South African Sole Proprietor Register for VAT?

This comprehensive guide will address this question and provide insights into VAT registration for sole proprietors

How Much is the VAT Rate in South Africa?

How Much is the VAT Rate in South Africa?

This guide offers comprehensive insights into the VAT rate, the calculation process, exempt items, and the minimum income threshold for tax payment

What Is Tax Rebate?

What Is Tax Rebate?

What Is Tax Rebate?. This exhaustive handbook delves into tax rebates, spotlighting South Africa

How to Claim Back VAT in South Africa

How to Claim Back VAT in South Africa

How to Claim Back VAT in South Africa. Read on to learn how to claim back value-added tax in South Africa.   

How To Add VAT Number To Quickbooks Invoice in South Africa

How To Add VAT Number To Quickbooks Invoice in South Africa

Today, we will walk you through adding your VAT details to your QuickBooks invoices and other related tasks

Can You Charge VAT Without a VAT Number?

Can You Charge VAT Without a VAT Number?

This article examines whether you can levy VAT without a VAT number, the process for issuing VAT invoice

How Much Must You Earn to Pay VAT in South Africa?

How Much Must You Earn to Pay VAT in South Africa?

This guide explores the income thresholds for individuals and businesses that trigger VAT obligations

How Tax Reduction Stimulates Economic Recovery

How Tax Reduction Stimulates Economic Recovery

How to Claim Back VAT on Property Purchase

How to Claim Back VAT on Property Purchase

This guide explains everything you want to know about claiming back VAT on property purchases. 

How To Apply For A VAT Certificate

How To Apply For A VAT Certificate

As your business grows and your turnover increases, you may want to apply to be VAT registered with SARS

Can You Claim VAT On Accommodation In South Africa

Can You Claim VAT On Accommodation In South Africa

This comprehensive guide will delve into the VAT nuances related to accommodations, such as whether VAT applies to stays surpassing 28 days

How to Activate Tax Types on eFiling

How to Activate Tax Types on eFiling

This comprehensive guide navigates through the intricacies of tax types, explaining how to activate them on the eFiling platform

How to Claim VAT on Exported Goods?

How to Claim VAT on Exported Goods?

To be eligible to claim a VAT refund on export items, there are different things you should know. Read on to learn how to claim VAT on exported goods. 

How To Apply For A VAT Number In South Africa

How To Apply For A VAT Number In South Africa

If you wish to become VAT-registered with SARS as a South African business, you will need to apply for a VAT number.

Can You Claim VAT on Car Insurance?

Can You Claim VAT on Car Insurance?

This detailed manual will cover the essential components of VAT concerning automobile insurance in South Africa

How to Complete a Tax Directive Application eFiling

How to Complete a Tax Directive Application eFiling

Understanding how to navigate the eFiling platform for tax directives is essential for ensuring compliance with tax laws and accurately managing tax obligations.

How to Complete a VAT 101 Form

How to Complete a VAT 101 Form

This guide explains everything you need to know about VAT registration. How to Complete a VAT 101 Form

How To Apply For VAT Exemption

How To Apply For VAT Exemption

There is also a wider category of goods and services that do not generate VAT on the end user. Today we look at these in more detail.

Can You Claim VAT on the Commission Paid in South Africa?

Can You Claim VAT on the Commission Paid in South Africa?

This guide provides insights into claiming VAT on commission paid in South Africa, understanding the calculation of VAT on commission

How to Avoid Donations Tax In South Africa

How to Avoid Donations Tax In South Africa

By the end of this guide, you'll be equipped with valuable knowledge to navigate the South African donations tax landscape effectively.

How to Complete a VAT Return in South Africa

How to Complete a VAT Return in South Africa

This article explains everything you want to know about completing a VAT return in South Africa.  

How To Apply For Monthly VAT Returns

How To Apply For Monthly VAT Returns

You do not apply for a specific VAT return period in South Africa. Instead, you will simply apply to SARS to be registered as a VAT vendor

Can You Get a VAT Refund on Online Purchase?

Can You Get a VAT Refund on Online Purchase?

This guide explores the eligibility criteria and steps to get a VAT refund for online purchases in South Africa.

How to Avoid Lottery Winning Gift Tax

How to Avoid Lottery Winning Gift Tax

How to Deduct VAT From an Amount in South Africa?

How to Deduct VAT From an Amount in South Africa?

How to Deduct VAT From an Amount in South Africa? This article explains everything you want to know about calculating VAT.   

How To Avoid Paying VAT As A Business

How To Avoid Paying VAT As A Business

How To Avoid Paying VAT As A Business. There is only one legal strategy to use to avoid paying VAT as a business in South Africa

Does Gross Invoice Amount Include VAT?

Does Gross Invoice Amount Include VAT?

This article aims to clarify whether the gross invoice amount includes VAT in South Africa, explain the concept of the gross value of an invoice

How to Avoid Inheritance Tax in South Africa

How to Avoid Inheritance Tax in South Africa

This guide explores strategies for reducing or avoiding inheritance tax in South Africa, addresses whether beneficiaries pay tax on inheritances

How to Do A VAT Registration On eFiling

How to Do A VAT Registration On eFiling

There are different methods you can consider to register for VAT. This guide explains how you can do a VAT registration on eFiling. 

How To Become A VAT Vendor

How To Become A VAT Vendor

Remember that you can also voluntarily register as a VAT vendor at a much lower turnover if it will benefit your business

What Are the Products On Which No VAT Is Charged?

What Are the Products On Which No VAT Is Charged?

Let's delve into the products exempt from VAT in South Africa and compare zero-rated and exempt supplies.

How to Avoid Paying Capital Gains Tax On An Inherited Property

How to Avoid Paying Capital Gains Tax On An Inherited Property

How to Avoid Paying Capital Gains Tax On an Inherited Property. We'll briefly touch on avoiding inheritance tax in South Africa.

How to Do VAT Audit

How to Do VAT Audit

To prevent such a scenario, SARS randomly selects taxpayers for audit.  This article explains everything you want to know about VAT audits.  

How To Calculate A Price Excluding VAT

How To Calculate A Price Excluding VAT

There will be times when you want to know what the price excluding VAT was on an item, either as part of your own price calculations as a business

How Does SARS Calculate Interest on VAT?

How Does SARS Calculate Interest on VAT?

This comprehensive guide will delve into how SARS calculates interest on VAT, including the interest rate

How to Avoid Paying Dividend Tax in South Africa

How to Avoid Paying Dividend Tax in South Africa

In this guide, we'll delve into the art of sidestepping dividend taxes, probe into whether dividends enjoy a tax-free ride in South Africa

How to File a VAT Return

How to File a VAT Return

If you are a registered vendor and want to learn how to file a VAT return, we have you covered here. 

How To Calculate Customs VAT And Duties

How To Calculate Customs VAT And Duties

We are looking into VAT and duty more closely, with some important information you should be aware of if you are importing and exporting goods

How Does VAT Work with Business in South Africa?

How Does VAT Work with Business in South Africa?

Through this guide, we delve into the mechanics of VAT for businesses, shedding light on vital aspects such as deductions

How to Claim Work From Home Tax Credit In South Africa

How to Claim Work From Home Tax Credit In South Africa

This handbook will guide you through claiming the work-from-home tax-related credit in South Africa.

How Is A VAT Return Calculated?

How Is A VAT Return Calculated?

How Is A VAT Return Calculated? Today, we look deeper into the intricacies of VAT return calculation in South Africa

How To Check A Company’s VAT Number

How To Check A Company’s VAT Number

Luckily, there are ways for you to check if a company's VAT number is legitimate with SARS. Here is what you need to know.

How is VAT Charged on Second-Hand Vehicles

How is VAT Charged on Second-Hand Vehicles

This detailed guide will delve into various aspects concerning Value Added Tax on second-hand vehicles in South Africa.

How To Complete The Tax E-Filing Registration Process

How To Complete The Tax E-Filing Registration Process

Setting out on your tax e-filing journey in South Africa is a breeze. Just follow this roadmap:

How Is VAT Calculated on Imported Goods In South Africa?

How Is VAT Calculated on Imported Goods In South Africa?

How Is VAT Calculated on Imported Goods In South Africa? Read on to learn how VAT is calculated on imported goods.

How Long Does It Take To Deregister For VAT?

How Long Does It Take To Deregister For VAT?

How Long Does It Take To Deregister For VAT? Today, we are looking at this side of the process in greater detail.

How To Check The Validity Of A VAT Number

How To Check The Validity Of A VAT Number

How do you check the validity of a VAT number? Today we look at convenient ways to do so, as well as some other important issues you should consider.

How Does VAT Work with Mortgage Bonds?

How Does VAT Work with Mortgage Bonds?

This guide provides insights into how VAT interacts with mortgage bonds in the South African context.

How to Dispute SARS Efiling Assessment?

How to Dispute SARS Efiling Assessment?

This article explains everything you want to know about disputing SARS eFiling assessment. 

How to Delete SARS eFiling Profile

How to Delete SARS eFiling Profile

How to Declare Foreign Income On Tax Return in South Africa

How to Declare Foreign Income On Tax Return in South Africa

How to Declare Foreign Income On Tax Return. Read on to learn how you declare foreign income from the SARS tax return. 

What Can I Use as Proof of Address for SARS?

What Can I Use as Proof of Address for SARS?

What Can I Use as Proof of Address for SARS?. Read on to learn what you can use as proof of address for SARS.

How to Get a Tax Reference Number From SARS

How to Get a Tax Reference Number From SARS

This tutorial will teach you everything you need to know about SARS tax reference numbers—including how to apply for one

How to Deregister SARS Efiling

How to Deregister SARS Efiling

This article explains everything you need to know about how you can deregister SARS eFiling.

How to Get Proof of Registration From SARS

How to Get Proof of Registration From SARS

This article explains everything you should know about getting proof of registration from SARS. 

How Do I Register My Business With SARS eFiling?

How Do I Register My Business With SARS eFiling?

Register My Business With SARS eFiling. This article explores how digitization within SARS has helped businesses, particularly regarding eFiling.

How to File Tax Return On eFiling 2024?

How to File Tax Return On eFiling 2024?

How to File Tax Return On eFiling. This article explores how to file your tax return using SAR's online eFiling system.

How to Check If SARS Owes You Money

How to Check If SARS Owes You Money

If you believe that the South African Revenue Service (SARS) owes you money, there are a few steps you can take to check

When Can I Submit my SARS Tax Return?

When Can I Submit my SARS Tax Return?

When can I submit my SARS tax return? This article teaches you where you can submit your SARS tax returns.

How Much Tax Does SARS take From Your Salary?

How Much Tax Does SARS take From Your Salary?

How Much Tax Does SARS take? The most common type of tax is Income Tax. Here’s how much SARS takes from your salary.

How to Get a Tax Number from SARS

How to Get a Tax Number from SARS

The most common piece of information that taxpayers may require is their SARS tax number, and you can retrieve it in these ways

How to Change Portfolio Name on eFiling

How to Change Portfolio Name on eFiling

How do I change my portfolio name on eFiling? Here's how to change your portfolio name.

How to Change Portfolio Type on eFiling

How to Change Portfolio Type on eFiling

Here’s everything you need to know on how to manage your portfolios of eFiling. To change your portfolio type on eFiling, here’s what you to do.

What is a Portfolio on SARS eFiling?

What is a Portfolio on SARS eFiling?

The Portfolio Management feature on eFiling allows eFilers the ability to use a single login to transact between their existing Portfolios

How to Retrieve SARS eFiling Login Details

How to Retrieve SARS eFiling Login Details

If you’ve already registered for eFiling but forgot your login credentials, you can retrieve them fairly easily

How to Change SARS eFiling Default Primary User

How to Change SARS eFiling Default Primary User

How to Access SARS Profile

How to Access SARS Profile

In this article, we’ll discuss how to access your SARS profile and answer some of the common questions users have when using eFiling. 

How To Pay WTI on SARS eFiling

How To Pay WTI on SARS eFiling

But what exactly is withholding tax on interest(WTI), and how do we pay it? Here's what you need to know.

How to Request SARS Notice of Registration

How to Request SARS Notice of Registration

You can access your Sars Notice of Registration easily through different platform. Here's everything you need to know

How Do I Register For SARS eFiling?

How Do I Register For SARS eFiling?

Registering for SARS eFiling is simple, and most people will complete it from the comfort of their homes. Here’s how to register for eFiling step-by-step.

List of SARS eFiling Forms

List of SARS eFiling Forms

List of SARS eFiling Forms. We've compiled this guide to the various forms available on eFiling and how to access them to help you.

How to Recover eFiling Password

How to Recover eFiling Password

If you have forgotten your login password or need to amend or change other details, we've created this guide to help.

How to Register for VAT on eFiling

How to Register for VAT on eFiling

Here's everything you need to know about VAT and how to register on eFiling for VAT in South Africa. How to Register for VAT on eFiling

What is SARS eFiling?

What is SARS eFiling?

What is SARS eFiling? There are many solid reasons to use eFiling, so we compiled this guide to eFiling to help you.

How to Register for PAYE on eFiling

How to Register for PAYE on eFiling

By far, the easiest way to pay PAYE and remain compliant is to register for the PAYE tax type on SARS eFiling- and here's how to do that.

eFiling Payments (Credit Push): How to Set Up Credit Push on eFiling

eFiling Payments (Credit Push): How to Set Up Credit Push on eFiling

Credit push payments are one of the methods for paying for returns due to SARS. Here’s everything you need to know to utilize this SARS payment method