1. The normal PAYE (7th) & 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).
3. Provisional Tax
    First 2019 - 31 August 2018

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



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