Update on operational issues – February 2014
19 February 2014
Posted by: Author: SAIT Technical
Author: SAIT Technical
Foreign subsistence allowance
Guide for Employers in respect of Allowances –
2014 tax year relates. Discrepancies on
a previous version of the deemed daily expenditure allowed by SARS with regard
to foreign travel has now been corrected and an updated schedule has been
uploaded on the SARS website.
SARS Focus Group
interesting meeting was held between a number of SAIT members and
representatives from SARS. SARS
facilitated this meeting to obtain insight into the frustrations experienced by
the tax practitioners with regard to SARS services. The content of the meeting can unfortunately
not be disclosed due to the fact that non-disclosure agreements had to been
signed by the attendees.
Use of SARS case numbers
two operational issues raised by SAIT members and presented by SAIT’s
Operational Executive, Emmerentia Fischer, at the SARS Operational Meeting at
Bloemfontein were successfully been resolved even before the scheduled meeting
The two cases that were presented at the SARS Operational Meeting at Bloemfontein has been successfully resolved even before the scheduled meeting!
KZN - Compliance
A new process for submission of PCC cases and
instances where the turnaround time is exceeded has been introduced. For more details click here.
Operational issues documented
The following stakeholders meetings took place,
including a summary and/or detail description of the issues discussed.
The following Operational meetings are scheduled for the near future:
26 February 2014 – Witbank
04 March 2014 – Port Elizabeth
06 March 2014 – Durban
11 March 2014 – Limpopo
11 March 2014 – National meeting in Pretoria