SARS issued Draft Rules for Electronic Communication in terms of section 255 of the Tax Administration Act, 2011 for public comment on the 30th of January 2014.
This draft notice proposes the promulgation of the rules in terms of section 255 of the Tax Administration Act, 2011, prescribing the rules for electronic communication.
The SAIT will be submitting comments to SARS on the Draft Rules. All members are urged to send their comments and concerns on the Draft Rules to firstname.lastname@example.org by no later than 11 February 2014.
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.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS TO REGISTER
The Act requires that a minimum academic and practical requirments be set to register with a controlling body. Click here for the minimum requirements of SAIT.