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SARS online services unavailable – 12-16 April 2019

FISA received the following communication from SARS:

Dear taxpayer

SARS will be migrating to a new electronic services hosting platform in April as part of its plans to upgrade its Information Technology (IT) systems. As a result, clients may experience intermittent downtime from 17h00 on Friday 12 April 2019 to 06h00 on Tuesday 16 April 2019. This will impact the following SARS systems:

• SARS eFiling and SARS eFiling app (including registrations, filing, payment and the functionality to upload supporting documents)
• e@syFile™ Employer
• SARS website.
For any assistance during this time, clients can go to any SARS branch  or contact the SARS Contact Centre on 080 000 7277 / +2711 602 2093 (during normal operating hours).

Please note: eFiling payments cannot be made during the downtime, but official alternative payment methods will be available (click here for more info: SARS payment rules).
We apologise for any inconvenience caused and appreciate your co-operation.

Sincerely
SOUTH AFRICAN REVENUE SERVICE

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