1. The normal PAYE (6th) & VAT (31ST) deadlines.

Tax Season 2018

The 2018 Tax Season for Individuals is open on 1 July 2018 for eFilers.

What are the deadlines?

The deadline for non-provisional taxpayers has been brought forward to allow more time for finalising audits before the year ends:



Type of Taxpayer​​

Manual post or at SARS branch

​21 September 2018

​Non-provisional and provisional

eFiling or electronic filing at SARS branch ​

​31 October 2018



​31 January 2019


Tips for filing your tax return

You do not need to submit a return if ALL the criteria below apply to you:

  • Your total employment income / salary for the year (March 2017 to February 2018) before tax (gross income) was not more than R350 000; and
  • You only received employment income / salary for the full year of assessment (March 2017 to February 2018) from one employer; and
  • You have no car allowance/company car/ travel allowance or other income (e.g. interest or rental income); and
  • You are not claiming tax related deductions/rebates (e.g. medical expenses, retirement annuity contributions other than pension contributions made by your employer, travel).

Feel free to contact us if you need assistance with submitting any of the above returns.



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