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SARS Advice - Problems with Payment Allocations

01 July 2013   (0 Comments)
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Author: SARS Legal and Policy

The advice to people that are having problems allocating funds are as follows:

STEP 1: Select the period that have unallocated or partly unallocated funds.

STEP 2: Request for correction/revision.

STEP 3: Zero all amounts for PAYE, SDL and UIF.Submit the information.

This should move the allocated or partially allocated funds to unallocated making one unallocated amount.

STEP 4: Request for correction/revision. Now allocate all the payments as one.

This will only work if this is not a complex allocation.

Complex allocations can only be fixed by sending a email to or


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