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Posted 17 September 2012 under Tax Q&A


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I have not yet submitted my previous tax year (2011) tax return and would like to do it now together with my 2012 tax return. I have seen that SARS penalises late returns by R250 per month. Is there any way to get them to be a bit more lenient on this penalty for my late submission, or is my only option to face the music?

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3 September 2012 at 14:57

Best advice is to submit both returns now, depending on the system you may not get fined at all. We have noticed that this is a "threat" by SARS, but isn't always imposed!


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