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With tax season set to conclude later this month, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) operations will be bolstered by the reopening of several branches around the country. This comes after weeks of strikes.

 


While tax filing season is underway in South Africa, many workers at the country’s tax regulator have been on an indefinite strike. This indefinite strike has been temporarily suspended as unions return to the bargaining table.

 


The annual tax season commenced on 1 July and is in full swing. For most taxpayers, this time of the year is usually associated with a considerable amount of stress as they deal with the pressure of having to file returns by a deadline and then worry about whether and how much they will have to pay over to the government in taxes. Then there is also the ever-present fear of being audited, which adds another layer of anxiety to the mix.


While the country's tax regulator has geared up for a busy tax filing season, workers around the county have downed tools in protest. This comes as SARS kicked off their tax season just last week.


It has been one week since South African taxpayers across the country began submitting their tax returns. For some, they will qualify to receive a refund from the country’s tax collector. But how long will they wait?

 


As a new month begins in South Africa, taxpayers will need to ensure they have all their important documentation on as they are required to submit their tax returns to the South African Revenue Service (SARS)

 


Taxation is an important tool for countries to ensure they have the necessary funds needed to provide essential services to their citizens. It's almost that time of year again, tax season.

 


Industrial action is currently taking place at branches of the South African Revenue Services (SARS). However, despite the protests, the revenue service has said there has been minimal impact on operations.

 


High inflation and the rising cost of living in South Africa have left citizens trying to stretch their salaries to meet their needs. This has seen an intensification of labour unions calling for salary increases.

 


The South African Revenue Service (SARS) conducted search and seizure operations in three of the country's nine provinces sending a stern warning to those who are involved in non-compliant activity


The days of standing in long queues are over, you can now do everything from the comfort of your own home. This includes adding products on eFiling for the South African Revenue Service (SARS). 


The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has recently announced that it will be imposing penalties on certain taxpayers for failing to respond to auto-assessments.


The functionality of the registration sytsem for eFilling has been enhanced.The updated registration systemt for eFilling now includes CIT, PAYE and Trusts. eFilers can now access their SARS forms for all tax types online.


The Covid-19 pandemic impacted every part of our lives. It also accelerated the use of digital tools and technology to change the way we complete tasks. 


The South African Revenue Services (SARS) is in charge of collecting tax and ensuring tax compliance in the country. 


The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has announced changes to its system which will impact  the way individuals who receive income from more than one source will be taxed.  


The South African Revenue Service (SARS) will be implementing tax relief measures for businesses affected by Covid-19 and the recent unrest in some parts of the country. 


The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has announced that it will be closing its tax branches temporarily. 

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