Registering for Tax

Registering for Tax
Registering for Tax, image:
Registering for Tax
Registering for Tax, image:

At the end of the day, it’s our responsibility to register for tax, to submit our returns and understand how much is paid in terms of tax rates. However, now that we know the law is incredibly serious about complying with the tax regulations.

How to register for tax

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  • You can register for your tax through your employer, using the SARD eFiling. Through the portal, employers are able to submit employees’ income tax registration to SARS. The functionality is still available.
  • You may also visit your nearest SARS branch to register for Personal Income Tax. When going to register for Tax, at any branch, take all of your necessary documents.
  • If you are not sure if you are registered, you can ask your employer or you can call the SARS Contact Centre on 0800 00 7277 or visit the nearest branch and find out.


SARS will always keep your Tax Number safe, and they will never give your tax number to anyone unless there are people who can conduct your tax affairs, it can be your tax practitioner or POA (Power of Attorney).

I need my tax number

It happens that most of the time, people don’t know their tax numbers, and some have forgotten their tax number. However, there are ways in which you can get your tax number.

[ht_message mstyle=”info” title=”” show_icon=”” id=”” class=”” style=”” ]If you have an eFiling account, you can log on to your SARS eFiling s and get your tax number. You can contact the SARS Centre on 0800 00 7277 when calling please have your ID number handy for authentication.[/ht_message]

You may also visit the nearest branch.

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