News Update | Enhanced Tax Compliance System

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has introduced an enhanced Tax Compliance System which aims to make managing ones tax compliance status easier. Taxpayers can now:

Electronically view their tax compliance status via eFiling
View any reasons for non-compliance
Rectify any non-compliance (e.g. submit outstanding returns; pay debt owing)
Electronically request their Tax Compliance Status which will include a unique PIN which can be provided to any third party to enable them to verify the tax compliance status online via eFiling
Request a Tax Clearance Certificate via eFiling which will give you the option to print the TCC via eFiling

Taxpayers can now select the type of Tax Compliance Status for which they would like to apply, which includes good standing, tender, FIA (individuals only) and emigration (individuals only).

For more information on the new Tax Compliance Status process please read the following documents:

Managing your Tax Compliance Status with SARS
Tax Compliance Status: how to verify for tenders, good standing, FIA and emigration

You can also visit the SARS website and use the Guide to the Tax Compliance Status functionality on eFiling or call the SARS Contact Centre on 0800 00 7277.

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