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IRP5 not available from employer

Posted 24 July 2015 under Tax Questions



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Shel says:
20 July 2015 at 10:54

If I had not received my IRP5 from my employer and need to submit supporting documents, are the ones from the ITR12 suitable to attach on SARS eFilling?

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TaxTimTaxTim says:
20 July 2015 at 10:54

No, you would need to get the original from your employer who should have given these to you already.


Shel says:
24 July 2015 at 9:33

My previous employer never sent me 2014 season IRP5, now they are saying they do not have anything on file for me. I need to submit these documents to SARS. What can I do? Do I request a blank form and have the previous employer fill it out?


TaxTimTaxTim says:
24 July 2015 at 10:23

They legally have to keep these documents for 5 years and so they should have an IRP5 on record for you.

Do you have your payslips and contract of employment? You can show this to SARS proving you were paid less tax.


Shel says:
24 July 2015 at 10:27

I do have these.


TaxTimTaxTim says:
24 July 2015 at 10:30

You can submit these with a covering letter to SARS explaining your situation and showing them as proof that tax was deducted. They should accept them as proof.


Shel says:
24 July 2015 at 10:32

I will do this

Thank you


TaxTimTaxTim says:
24 July 2015 at 11:49

Great!


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