SARS issued the following on their website on the 1st of June 2013.
Tax Season 2013 is open! It’s that time of the year again when you have to complete and submit your Income Tax Return (ITR12). We will help you through Tax Season 2013 with all you need to know so you can file easily and on time.
THE COMPLETION OF TAX FORMS IS MUCH MORE TIME CONSUMING FOR 2013,,,1). ADOPE READER IS NOT AVAILABLE ,...ONLY ADOPE FLASH PLAYER WHICH GIVES YOU NOT THE OPPORTUNITY TO SAVE YOUR INCOME TAX RETURN ON YOUR COMPUTOR , TO SEND IT BY EMAIL TO MY CLIENT..2.).ADOPE FLASH PLAYER MAKES THE SCREEN SMALLER AND IT IS MORE DIFFICULT TO NAVIGATE UP AND DOWN 3.) THE REPEATING OF INFORMATION LIKE A EMAIL ADDRESS MAKES IT MORE TIME CONSUMING----JOHAN BRENKMAN
Section 240A of the Tax Administration Act, 2011 (as amended) requires that all tax practitioners register with a recognized controlling body before 1 July 2013. It is a criminal offense to not register with both a recognized controlling body and SARS.