SARS Tax Year 2024 for Individuals

Individual income tax return filing dates for 2024 (in the time of Covid-19):

When does SARS Tax season 2024 Start in South Africa? The tax season 2024 for individuals is upon us. SARS tax year 2024 starts 7 July 2024, are you ready? SARS definitely improving their service, they have realised there is a mad rush once the tax season starts so they have started early with their notifications. A SARS Media Release 2021 list is available. DO NOT forget to file your SARS tax return 2024, penalties for late tax return submissions are REAL and can accumulate quickly.
Check you phone and see if you received their SMS, it reads as follows ..





Dear eFiler, tax season starts 7 July 2024. Forgot your SARS eFiling login name and password? Obtain or reset via eFiling or call 0800007277.

Regards, SARS

SARS eFiling Website

Be very careful, make sure you are on the official SARS eFiling website. Many scams have been reported in the past.
Have a happy tax season 2024, it almost sounds like Christmas … for some it actually will be. For the rest Tax Break hopes to assist in making tax year 2024 better.

Need help with your tax?

SARS Mobile Tax Units will be visiting different areas to help taxpayers with the submission of income tax returns, eFiling, income tax registration and general enquiries on tax matters. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to get service close to you.
MTU June 2024

Mobile Tax Unit Schedule June 2024

Contact us:
National Contact Centre
0800 00 7277

International Callers
+27 11 602 2093
(only between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm SA time)

Please Note:

  • Remuneration includes salary, bonus, overtime, leave pay, etc.
  • If no PAYE was deducted from the remuneration, the taxpayer must submit a return
  • If interest earned is above the threshold, the taxpayer must submit a return

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SARS Deadlines for Tax Year 2024



The closing dates / SARS deadlines for Tax Season are as follows: 24 October 2024 for branch / online filing.  4 December 2024 for non-provisional taxpayers who use eFiling and the MobiApp. 23 January 2024 for provisional taxpayers who use eFiling.

As an innovative revenue and customs agency, SARS aims to enhance economic growth and social development, thereby supporting South Africa’s integration into the global economy in a way that benefits all citizens.

EMPLOYERS: Important date to remember: Employer Annual Reconciliation opens on 15 April and closes on 31 May 2024