Auto Registration for Personal Income Tax Will Be Initiated from October 2022

28 September 2022

From October 2022 an individual may be automatically registered for personal income tax if SARS detects 3rd party data that indicates economic activity.

SARS will send an SMS and a letter to such an individual, officially welcoming them as a registered taxpayer.

What are the next steps?

Newly registered taxpayers to register for eFiling, as this is the most efficient way to file a tax return, view assessment results, make payments, and manage many other tax matters.

For more information read the SARS notification here.

SARS notice on Auto-Registration for Personal Income Tax



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