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I forgot my tax number, how do I get it urgently



Q: I forgot my tax number; how do I get it urgently?

A: You can usually find your tax number on you IRP5 or payslip from your employer. If your tax number is not on those documents or if you are self-employed you can also phone SARS on 0800 00 7277 to check or you can request it online by following these steps: 

  1. Visit the SARS website.
  2. On the top menu bar, click on "Contact Us".
  3. Click on the "Request your Tax number"
  4. Complete the form and choose "What's My Tax Number" as the query type
  5. SARS will send you your tax number, if they were able to verify your credentials.

If you have not registered, then you can do so on eFiling or at a branch. For More info on how to find or apply for a tax number visit out guide here How to get my tax number 



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