FILING SEASON 2020: DEADLINE FOR ONLINE FILERS EXTENDED
SARS EXTENDS FILING SEASON PROVISIONAL TAXPAYER DEADLINE FOR ONLINE FILERS
“SARS extends Filing Season deadline for online filers” – for more information, access the media release.
In the media release issued on 28 January 2021, SARS addresses the effect of the current COVID-19 wave in South Africa and states that it has decided to extend the deadline for provisional taxpayers who file electronically via eFiling.
The previous 29 January 2021, deadline has been extended to 15 February 2021, in light of COVID-19 challenges.
Quoted in the media release, SARS Commissioner Edward Kieswetter said, “The decision to extend the Filing Season, was taken with due consideration of the traumatic effects being experienced by taxpayers who have lost loved ones, as well as businesses who have lost staff, during the devastating second wave of COVID-19”.