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2022 Legal and Policy

Legal and Policy - 24 March 2022



The policy has been Developed to enable SARS to comply with section 217 (2) and (3) of the Constitution that makes it incumbent on organs of state to apply a system of preferential procurement and to do so in terms of national legislation (BBBE Act).

  • 23 March 2022 – New tariffs were added to the existing list for Department of Mineral Resources and Energy. For more information, please see the following webpage: Prohibited, restricted and counterfeit goods.
  • 23 March 2022 – The latest Government Connect Newsletter was published. It includes items on Budget 2022/2023, the revised SARS revenue estimate, the new once-off admin penalties for PIT, ETI values from 1 March 2022 and many more. To read it, click here.
  • 22 March 2022 – The Guide for Employers iro Employees Tax for 2023 has been updated to include the new table of rates per kilometer for motor vehicles.
  • imposition of provisional payment in relation to anti-dumping duties against the alleged dumping of laminated safety glass, classifiable under tariff subheading 7007.29, originating in or imported from the People’s Republic of China – ITAC Report 687 (up to and including 17 September 2022); and
  • amendments to Part 3 of Schedule No. 6, by the substitution of Note 6, to give effect to the review of the diesel refund system (with effect from a date to be determined by notice in the Gazette).

Publication details will be made available later

  • 17 March 2022 – The Commissioner of the South African Revenue Service (SARS) Mr Edward Kieswetter has committed the organisation to promoting the use of historically marginalised official languages in the tax and customs environment.

He was speaking at the launch of the SARS multilingual tax terminology publication which contains 450 terms in our all official languages (English already existing), namely Sesotho, Setswana, Sepedi, Tshivenḓa, Xitsonga, IsiNdebele, Siswati, IsiZulu, IsiXhosa and Afrikaans. This list covers the wide spectrum of the financial terminology, such as tax, wills, and general financial business practices.

See the full media statement here.

  • 17 March 2022 – The guides have been updated in accordance with the 2022 National Budget Speech.




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DivisionLegal and Policy
Legal and Policy
Date24 March 2022