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Procedure to rectify an incorrect tax return submitted to SARS

30 January 2015   (0 Comments)
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Author: SAIT Technical

Q: My client completed his own ITR12 for 2014 and declared interest of R400 000, but the R400 000 is actually SA dividends that he received. He was assessed in November 2014. Please indicate the procedure that I need to follow to correct his return.

A: You can actually submit a corrected return where you’ll be able to fix this error. 

Please click here to see relevant details.

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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.


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