How Tax Returns Will Be Easier This Year, and Should You File if You Earn Under R500,000?

“Death and taxes may be inevitable but they shouldn’t be related” (J.C. Watts Jr)

Tax season 2019 begins on 1 August (1 July for taxpayers who are registered for eFiling or have access to the MobiApp) and SARS has taken further steps to reduce the burden on both taxpayers and SARS’ administrative systems.

This year there are three initiatives:

– Increase the threshold of submitting tax returns from R350,000 to R500,000,

– Enhancements to the MobiApp and improvements to EasyFiling,

– Moving out the dates for submission of returns.

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