Pretoria, 23 September 2019 – The banking sector has indicated the possibility of a strike on Friday, 27 September 2019.
The anticipated protest action may impact transactions related to tax payments and tax refunds.
The South African Revenue Service would like to ensure that the impact of the strike on these transactions are minimised for both the taxpayer and SARS.
To this end, taxpayers are encouraged to submit their payments two business days in advance and similarly, conduct any tax transactions that may result in a payment to SARS, two business days in advance.
Taxpayers requiring further assistance may contact the contact centre on 0800 00 7277.