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Corrections on returns

Posted 25 September 2013 under Tax Questions



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Hi Tim

Can I get into trouble with SARS for a mistake on my return? Even if that mistake was an honest misunderstanding and I have submitted a correction.

Also, how many times can you submit corrections?

Thanks,
Elizabeth

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TaxTimTaxTim says:
25 September 2013 at 8:49

You can make 2 corrections to your return before SARS does not allow you to so anymore. If you have made a genuine mistake, click "Request Correction" and resubmit your return with the corrected amounts.


Elizabeth says:
25 September 2013 at 11:20

Thanks :) And can I be penalised for mistakes, whether corrected or not?


TaxTimTaxTim says:
26 September 2013 at 12:39

You should not be if you correct them on the return within a day or two.


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