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When can I submit my tax return?



When can I submit my tax return for the 2022 tax season? Are the filing dates still the same as those of the previous year?

Tax Certificate Needed



I am newly registered business owner and I registered just before the lockdown took place and I did not receive my tax certificate. I do have my registration number. Please advise on what I should in order to get my tax certificate. This is new to me and I am confused.

Will I get a tax refund if I accept the SARS auto-assessment?



My auto-assessment shows that I am due a tax refund. Can this be correct? Do you think I will receive the refund if I accept it, or should I rather reject it and file a tax return?

Accepted auto assess forgot my travel logbook



What will happen if I already accepted my auto assessment, but I have done so without submitting my travel logbook, am I able to fix this myself, what should I do? Am I correct in saying that I would need to request some sort of correction on eFiling and how would I go about doing this? How and where on the eFiling system should I go to get the request for correction?

What must I do with the auto-assessment from SARS?



I received an SMS from SARS which says something about an auto-assessment. When I login to eFiling I see there is an option to accept or edit it. Are there any risks involved with accepting it? What should I look out for? Please help, I know nothing about this new SARS process.

I received an auto assessment sms from SARS



SARS has sent me an SMS saying they have calculated my assessment tax and I can accept or edit this. I have done an early tax return with TaxTim and I'm not sure what to do now as I cannot submit that tax return until 1 Sep 2022

Auto Assess and Travel expenses



I have received an SMS, stating that my tax has been assessed automatically and that a refund is due of R7000,00 however I do not know if my travelling has been taken into account as I have not sent anything yet. Could you help me in clarifying this matter? Should I accept it as it is, would this not have an impact on my tax return to SARS when I do finally submit it?

Changing banking details



I would like to find out the following information regarding my banking details. I have recently changed my banking details from Capitec bank to Nedbank. My salary is paid into my Nedbank and debit orders are also connected to this bank. I still use my Capitec bank account and intend to keep it active. I would like to enquire if I need to notify SARS of the change in banking detail and would I also need to go into the SARS branch to make this happen?

Calculate salary pro-rata based on a basic salary of R18000 per month - days worked 14



Calculate the pro-rata salary based on the basic of R18000 - 14 days worked on VIP payroll. Calculate the PAYE on the pro-rata salary as well. How does VIP calculate PAYE on a pro-rata salary?

What is an ITA34 form and where do I get it for credit card applications at a bank?



Hi Tim I applied for a credit card at a certain bank and they want me to submit an ITA34 form because I do not have a payslip as I am self-employed.

Please explain this form to me and where best I can obtain it? Thanks


How do I change my physical residential and postal address on eFiling.



Q: How do I change my address on eFiling

Obtaining an IRP5 form from an old employer



I am having a problem with obtaining my IRP5 form from 2010 from one of my employers.
I was still in school this time and I worked as a waiter back then, so I was clueless when it came to submitting tax and all. I did my 2013 return, and now SARS have asked me to do it from 2010?

Answer:

You will need to contact your employer and ask them to send you a letter explaining why they are unable to provide you with the IRP5.

In most cases, your employer migh...

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Please provide an eFiling password example?



Q: Provide an example of a Strong Password.

Can you show me what my eFiling password must look like????

Confused between the ITA34 and ITSA



Q: What is the difference between an ITA34 and an ITSA

What happens once I've submitted my tax return form?



One of the questions most asked when it comes to tax season, is “what happens now that I’ve submitted my income tax return, when do I get my refund?”’

If you’re due a tax refund then you will probably get the money deposited into your account within a few days. SARS will also email or SMS you telling you that an IT34 (Summary of your return and refund) and ITSA (Income Tax Statement of Account) have been issued. They will detail your tax refund (tax back) if any. So look forward to that deposit into your account. ...

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How do I account for online Forex Trading in my income tax return?



A little background on myself. I am a salaried employee of the department of health in South Africa. I am registered with eFiling and have been submitting tax returns since 2008/09.

I have a hypothetical question about forex trading. If I make say R300 000 suppose in the 2012/2013 tax year and the amount I deposited was about R50000to fund the account, then what would my taxation be? Or at least what would the percent on taxation be and on which amount would that percentage be taken off? The net or the total?...

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Confirmation letter



I received the following confirmation letter, what does it mean? Will I receive my refund within the next few days or what?

Dear Taxpayer

VERIFICATION OF ASSESSMENT

We refer to the verification of your assessment for the 2021 tax period. Please note that no adjustment has been made to this assessment. However, in terms of the Tax Administration Act the South African Revenue Service reserves the right to conduct further reviews in future if required. Should you have any queries please call the SARS Contact Centre on 0800 00 SARS (7277). Remember to have your ID number or income tax number at hand when you call to enable us to assist you promptly. Sincerely...

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What does it mean when you receive a message from SARS notice issued for 2008 and 2013?



Notice issued of SARS eFiling IT34 for 2008 and 2013

I receive a ten digit number from SARS, how do I know if its my tax number?



I went for an interview last week and the recruitment officer told us that as an employee you will need a tax number, but she then said she might apply on behalf of some of us and we might receive an SMS. Yesterday I received an SMS saying I have been registered and they send me a ten-digit number and said it's a tax reference number, how do I know if the number really is my tax number?

How do I know that I owe sars or they owe me?



Q: How do I know if I owe SARS or not

What does a negative tax refund amount mean?



Q: What does a negative tax refund amount means

How do I enter PAYE reference number



I was just asked me for my PAYE reference number how does it differ from my tax reference number

How do I reset both username and password on eFiling?



Q: How do I reset my login name and password on eFiling.

I typed three times and now I'm blocked.

I want to know how to print my tax certificate?



I just want to know if it possible for you to e-mail me the tax certificate.

I have a tax number, but how do I verify it?



I want to find out whether it's registered in tax office.

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