SARS would like to advise that the due date for Third Party Data submissions for the period, 1 March 2013 to 28 February 2014 is from 1 May to 31 May 2014.
This requirement is according to Government Gazette No 36346 dated 5 April 2013 in which it was stated that the annual data must be submitted by the end of May each year. While no new Gazette will be issued for the 2014 year of assessment, the requirement to submit Third Party data from 1 May 2014 to 31 May 2014 remains the same.
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.