SAIT recently attended the
Regional Stakeholder’s meeting which took place at SARS Alberton. Listed
below are some of the issues raised by various RCB’s - formal minutes will
follow shortly. Members are encouraged to browse through the minutes
published in our newsletters as we often receive queries/complaints relating to
issues that have already been raised and resolved at the Regional meetings.
Agenda points covered:
MyBills payment issues on eFiling
section 20A penalty for failure to submit a provisional tax return
Interest on VAT –
Not remitted as per request
Delay in taxpayers
correspondence on a VDP application query
Verification of bank
account details on transfer of tax profile (eFiling)
Carrying forward of
capital losses once objection is resolved
SMS’s from SARS
without specific details
certificates declined due to audit
We thank SARS for their
willingness to resolve any issues that our members might be experiencing.
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