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What is an appeal to SARS?

What is an appeal to SARS? If you do not agree with SARS after you did an objection, you have the right to appeal to the decision. The appeal needs to be lodged with SARS within 30 business days after SARS delivered the notice of disallowance or partial allowance of the objection. This period may…

SARS is Done Asking Nicely

This article first appeared on BusinessTech on 28 August 2021. The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) is issuing summonses to taxpayers with outstanding tax returns as part of a continued compliance drive by the South African Revenue Service (SARS). SARS commissioner Edward Kieswetter has pledged that the tax body will make life difficult for non-compliant taxpayers,…

Personal Taxation on Cryptocurrency

Understanding personal taxation and cryptocurrency Q: What info is required to be submitted to SARS regarding Cryptocurrency transactions and in what format? A: You will need to treat it like transactions and keep a detailed report of all your transactions. For example: the date you purchased cryptocurrency, the cost amount spent on the asset, the…