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Legal and Policy - 30 September 2021



  • 28 September 2021 – To assist taxpayers, SARS will host a virtual webinar on 30 September 2021 for Small, Medium and Micro Enterprise (SMMEs). The webinar will provide information on the navigation of eFiling and the application for the Tax Compliance Status (TCS) on eFiling.

The following topics will be covered :

  • The purpose of TCS
  • Platforms where you can apply for TCS
  • eFiling navigation
  • Common errors taxpayers make
  • Reasons why the TCS fail and how to remedy that
  • Non-compliance (Debt Management and completion of the Company Income Tax Return (ITR14)
  • TCS Pin verification
  • Demonstration

The details of the event are as follows:

Theme: eFiling navigation and applying for TCS
Date: Thursday, 30 September 2021
Time: 17:00 – 19:00
Platform: Live stream on YouTube: https://youtu.be/C2219rdsr2I

If you have questions on eFiling navigation and TCS application , please email Questions@sars.gov.za

  • 28 September 2021 – The assets of a logistics company that owed the South African Revenue Service (SARS) R39-million in unpaid taxes have been attached by the sheriff following a civil judgement and writ granted by the Pretoria High Court. See the media release: Assets of two companies attached over combined R57-million in tax debts.
  • 27 September 2021 – The latest Tax Practitioner Connect Newsletter issue 25 deals with a few topics including Third Party Data Bi-Annual Submissions, SARS System Changes and Enhancements, 2021 Employer Interim Reconciliation Submissions, SARS Browser now includes MAC browsers, Tax Practitioner Services and SARS Commissioner urges taxpayers to make use of registered tax practitioners. For this and more, see the Tax Practitioner Connect Newsletter issue 25.
  • 23 September 2021 – The South African Revenue Service (SARS), through its Customs division, understands the plight of freight forwarding stakeholders who are experiencing delays at the Beit Bridge border post. See the media release: SARS Customs has capacity to manage border movement
  • 23 September 2021 – SARS welcomes the judgement in favour of SARS in the vexatious litigation application against Mr Gary van der Merwe and others in the Cape High Court. See the media release: Court rules against taxpayer abuse of court system.
  • 23 September 2021 – View the updated Registered representatives webpage for easy steps on how to update/add a new Registered Representative on the SARS Online Query System
  • 23 September 2021 – SARS will host a webinar on Education for Process to make it easier for taxpayers to meet their tax obligations and, in this way, be tax compliance. The platform will provide an opportunity for SARS to introduce and demonstrate a number of technological tools that were recently designed to assist taxpayers to, at leisure, navigate our enhanced systems. As our valued taxpayers, you are invited to join in these webinars and to extend the invite to relevant stakeholders that will benefit from this exercise.

Theme: SARS filing season Webinar
Date: Thursday, 23 September 2021
Time: 17:30 – 19:00

YouTube Stream Link: https://youtu.be/XGCLKKv1iOU

See the presentation here.

  • 22 September 2021 – The scheduled visit for Ilanga Mall on 23 September has been cancelled.


Date30 September 2021