What is SARS eFiling?

eFiling is a simple and secure online process for the submission of returns and declarations and other related services. This service allows taxpayers, tax practitioners and businesses to register and submit returns and declarations make payments in respect of taxes, duties, levies and contributions and perform a number of other interactions with SARS in a secure online environment. The simplicity of the process results in fewer errors and creates a quicker processing cycle for individuals and businesses. eFiling is paperless and submissions are instant and reliable.

How to eFile

Firstly you have to register as an eFiling user before you can file your returns or make payment through eFiling or to access your own tax information.

To register as an eFiler you will need:

  • Your tax number
  • Company registration number (if applicable)
  • ID number
  • Bank account details
  • Your personal details including your date of birth.

SARS eFiling Deadlines:

eFilers are given more time to make submissions and payment compared to manual tax submissions. Please check the key dates on http://www.sarsefiling.co.za Efiling sends an electronic confirmation via email, advising that the returns for the specified tax type and company/individual has been issued, and also sends a SMS or email notification to remind eFilers when submissions are due. No more waiting in queues or worrying about office hours. Once registered, eFilers can submit their returns and view their tax status and make payments to SARS electronically 24 hours a day. If you need assistance with your eFiling, please contact us to ensure your tax is submitted correctly and on time