This year’s Tax season officially closed on Friday last week.
According to SARS this was a R900 million (50%) improvement from last year where R1.8 billion in fraudulent claims was prevented during the same period.
The Revenue Service has paid R18.5 billion to over 2 million taxpayers at the close of the tax season for non-provisional taxpayers.
SARS Commissioner Tom Moyane has expressed SARS’s appreciation to all taxpayers who submitted their tax returns before the deadline.
Moyane has also thanked all its employees for their efforts in making Tax Season successful.
SARS spokesperson Sandile Memela says Provisional taxpayers have until 31 January 2018 to submit if they file via SARS eFiling.
Provisional taxpayers are those who receive more than one income or salary