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How do I delete an erroneous return from my statement of account with SARS?

Posted 8 November 2013 under Tax Questions



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This is a great site, thank for all the effort you put in to helping others. My question is as follows:

I completed my 2013 return. I was then selected for random audit, and submitted the required documents. However my 2009 documents were submitted for my 2013 return (long story!). This resulted in me owing SARS R3,500. I requested a correction, which was done, and my corrected 2013 return reflects that SARS owes me a refund of R1,600. However, the erroneous R3,500 refund figure is still reflected on my statement of account. So SARS is requesting that I pay the remaining balance of R3,500-R1,600.

My question is, how do I remove/delete the incorrect 2013 assessment which should not be taken into account at all, and certainly shouldn't reflect on the statement?

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TaxTimTaxTim says:
11 November 2013 at 16:30

That R3 500 should have been removed and only the second amount reflected as your true assessment. You cannot remove items, you will have to lodge a dispute, however I would suggest calling 0800 00 7277 and speaking with a SARS agent first before going to the cost of filing an objection.


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