Non-Provisional Tax Payers – who have not been auto-assessed
Non-provisional taxpayers who have not been auto-assessed will have from September 1 until November 16, 2020 to file their returns electronically (eFiling or MobiApp).
If you earn income other than a salary or an allowance, you must register as a provisional taxpayer. You must then pay tax in advance in at least two amounts during the year of assessment, based on estimated taxable income.
Provisional taxpayers and other taxpayers who did not receive the auto-assessed SMS or notification can start submitting their returns immediately and you will not have to wait till the 1 September 2020, take note of the following submissions of income tax returns:
Individual income tax return filing dates
- 1 September to 16 November 2020: Non-Provisional Taxpayers who submit and pay online
- 1 September to 22 October 2020: Taxpayers who cannot file electronically can do so at a SARS branch, by appointment.
- 1 September 2020 to 29 January 2021: Provisional taxpayers who file online