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Invitation to SARS webinar

FISA receive the following invitation from the SARS:

Invitation: Excise Environmental Levies and Taxes Webinar

Dear Traders and Travellers,

It is one of the South African government’s objectives to preserve the environment, reduce pollution and to give effect to certain international treaties on climate change and pollution. SARS has therefore introduced certain environmental levies which are administered through the Customs and Excise Act 91 of 1964 (the Act). Chapter VA of the Act with its related Rules is dedicated to the administration of the environmental levies, including the Carbon Tax Act which came into effect on 01 June 2019. The following environmental levies have been introduced over the years:

  • Plastic Bags levy
  • Electricity generation levy
  • Tyre Levy
  • Environmental levy on Electric Filament lamps
  • Motor Vehicle CO2 Emission levy
  • Carbon Tax

As an important stakeholder please join us and you may also extend this invitation to other interested parties.

The details of the event are as follows:

Theme: Excise Environmental Levy and Taxes
Date: Thursday, 16 September 2021
Time: 17:00-19:00
Platform: Zoom virtual and YouTube

Register in advance for this webinar here.

Passcode: 575598

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with information on how to login to the webinar.

YouTube link.

If you have questions on environmental levies and taxes, please email

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