TAX Season 2017 Payout Hits a Speedbump

It is important for taxpayers expecting a refund to note that SARS hasĀ  implemented additional risk processes for SARS Tax season 2017 to ensure both the legitimacy and accuracy of the refunds paid.

SARS At Your Service logoSARS has an obligation to both taxpayers as well as to the fiscus to ensure that fraudulent and invalid claims are stopped.
We are aware that taxpayers have an expectation that once they submit a return which results in a refund that this would be paid to them shortly thereafter.

It must though be noted that such refunds can only be paid once all SARS processes have been concluded. SARS is committed to ensure that legitimate refunds are paid as soon as possible.

Get ready to wait a while for your 2017 tax return

SARS has asked that South Africans who have submitted their tax returns for the 2017 tax season be patient, as it has implemented additional assessment processes which could delay their refund being paid out.

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