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How do I convert from a provisional taxpayer to a regular taxpayer?

Posted 29 October 2012 under Tax Q&A


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I have been paying tax as a Provisional Taxpayer to 2004 tax year. I was then permanently overseas and no longer liable for tax in SA. I returned in April 2012 and wish to pay tax as a regular taxpayer. Do I need to re-register or can I give my employer my provisional tax reference no.?

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TaxTim TaxTim says:
17 October 2012 at 0:36

Your tax number stays the same, just make sure that it has not been deactivated. This has happened in some cases. You will also need to de-register as a Provisional Taxpayer (this wont affect your tax number) You can do this on eFiling by going to the Home Tab and clicking tax types and de-registering there. This will mean you are only a "regular" taxpayer.


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