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Refund delay from SARS for 2015?

Posted 12 August 2015 under Tax Q&A


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Phumla says:
11 August 2015 at 17:58

I received an assessment stating that, amount due is -R4968,33. How long does it take to process payment after submission?

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TaxTim TaxTim says:
11 August 2015 at 18:01

Did you receive a letter requesting you to submit supporting documents?

Phumla says:
11 August 2015 at 18:17

I first submitted on the 30 July 2015 and after I did not receive refund for a week, I panicked and went back to the branch on the 07 August 2015. It appeared that tax return for 2012 were not showing, but I disclosed that I was unemployed then. The consultant then worked and I received ITA34 stating that there is a zero balance for year 2012 but due to me has not changed and for auditing: N

TaxTim TaxTim says:
12 August 2015 at 11:32

The attachment you sent for 2012 clearly shows nil tax for the year and no audit required.
If you did not receive a request to submit supporting documents for your 2015 tax return, then you should receive your refund in a few days. You can always call SARS on 0800 007 277 to follow up.

Other reasons which may cause delays are detailed at the link below.
Why haven't I received my tax refund yet?

Phumla says:
12 August 2015 at 11:51

Thank you taxtim, you have been very helpful and quickly to reply

TaxTim TaxTim says:
12 August 2015 at 11:58

Only a pleasure!


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