Will I receive a penalty if my second provisional tax payment is late, however I make a third top-up

Anon says:
17 March 2016 at 10:20

Good day, I have not paid my provisional tax that was due on 29 February 2016 due to very little money coming in and low on funds. Will all be in order if I don't pay, but can make the full payment on or before the 3rd optional payment?( September if I am correct)

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TaxTim TaxTim says:
17 March 2016 at 17:06

Did you file a tax return by 29th February though?

Anon says:
17 March 2016 at 17:10

Thanks very much for the reply. No my accountant filed after the 29 of feb 16.

TaxTim TaxTim says:
17 March 2016 at 22:24

SARS are still going to charge you a penalty for late submission and late payment on the 2nd provisional even if you make a top up unfortunately.

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