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All your tax certificates for the tax year ending 28 February 2017 will be available online and sent to you by the end of June 2017. Tax certificates are sent in batches as from June, so you might not get them all at once (if you have more than one product with Momentum).

To access your 2016 tax certificates, enter your 13-digit South African identity number.





Tax return submission deadlines



2016-’17 tax returns for all natural persons must be submitted from 1 July 2017:

  • if the return is submitted manually, do it on or before 22 September 2017;
  • if the return is submitted by using the South African Revenue Services (Sars) eFiling platform or electronically with the assistance of a Sars official at a Sars office. Do it on or before 24 November 2017; or
  • if the return relates to a provisional taxpayer and is submitted by using the Sars eFiling platform, do it on or before 31 January 2018.

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