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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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