Tax Practitioners To Ensure That They Are Tax Compliant
08 October 2013
Posted by: Author: SARS Legal and Policy
Author: SARS Legal and Policy
We have previously
communicated the requirement for tax practitioners to be registered with a Recognised Controlling Body (RCB) before registering
with SARS in terms of Section 240 of the amended Tax Administration Act of 2011.
The Act further requires controlling bodies to maintain effective codes of conduct
and disciplinary processes.
One such requirement
relating to the code of conduct requires members of RCBs to display personal
tax compliance. If your personal tax affairs are not up to date, you are not
tax complaint and the controlling body of which you are a member needs to take appropriate
compliance refers broadly to the taxpayer being registered for all relevant taxes, having no outstanding
debt to SARS, and having no outstanding
We want to
urge tax practitioners who are still not fully compliant to contact SARS
urgently so that we can assist you to achieve full compliance in terms of your personal
tax affairs. Should you fail to do so, SARS would be forced to report your non-compliance
to your RCB who will then take disciplinary action.
For further assistance or more information, call the SARS
Practitioner Contact Centre on 0860 12 12 19.
Issued on behalf of the Commissioner for the South African Revenue