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IMPORTANT DATES


(MAINLY RELATED TO 2018 FINANCIAL YEAR)

(MARCH 2017 to FEBRUARY 2018)


Please note that these are the most common dates and/or deadlines, but by no means are meant to provide an all-inclusive list. These dates can also change from time to time.




DATETAX YEARTYPEWHEREDESCRIPTION
MARCH 2017    
2017.03.072017PAYESARSPAYE DEADLINE - FEBRUARY 2017 PERIOD
2017.03.072017UIFLABOURUIF DEADLINE - FEBRUARY 2017 PERIOD (ONLY WHEN NOT REGISTERED FOR PAYE)
2017.03.242017VATSARSVAT DEADLINE - CYCLE ENDING FEBRUARY 2017
APRIL 2017    
2017.04.072018PAYESARSPAYE DEADLINE - MARCH 2017 PERIOD
2017.04.072018UIFLABOURUIF DEADLINE - MARCH 2017 PERIOD (ONLY WHEN NOT REGISTERED FOR PAYE)
2017.04.252018VATSARSVAT DEADLINE - CYCLE ENDING MARCH 2017
MAY 2017    
2017.05.052018PAYESARSPAYE DEADLINE - APRIL 2017 PERIOD
2017.05.052018UIFLABOURUIF DEADLINE - APRIL 2017 PERIOD (ONLY WHEN NOT REGISTERED FOR PAYE)
2017.05.252018VATSARSVAT DEADLINE - CYCLE ENDING APRIL 2017
2017.05.312018PAYESARSIRP5 DEADLINE - 2017 FINAL RECONCILIATION (MARCH 2016 to FEBRUARY 2017)
2017.05.312017COIDALABOURCOIDA DEADLINE - 2016/17 RETURN OF EARNINGS (MARCH 2016 TO FEBRUARY 2017)
JUNE 2017    
2017.06.072018PAYESARSPAYE DEADLINE - MAY 2017 PERIOD
2017.06.072018UIFLABOURUIF DEADLINE - MAY 2017 PERIOD (ONLY WHEN NOT REGISTERED FOR PAYE)
2017.06.232018VATSARSVAT DEADLINE - CYCLE ENDING MAY 2017
JULY 2017    
2017.07.012017TAXSARSINCOME TAX - 2017 INCOME TAX SEASON OPENS FOR EFILERS
2017.07.032017TAXSARSINCOME TAX - 2017 INCOME TAX SEASON OPENS FOR NON-EFILERS
2017.07.072018PAYESARSPAYE DEADLINE - JUNE 2017 PERIOD
2017.07.072018UIFLABOURUIF DEADLINE - JUNE 2017 PERIOD (ONLY WHEN NOT REGISTERED FOR PAYE)
2017.07.252018VATSARSVAT DEADLINE - CYCLE ENDING JUNE 2017
AUGUST 2017    
2017.08.072018PAYESARSPAYE DEADLINE - JULY 2017 PERIOD
2017.08.072018UIFLABOURUIF DEADLINE - JULY 2017 PERIOD (ONLY WHEN NOT REGISTERED FOR PAYE)
2017.08.252018VATSARSVAT DEADLINE - CYCLE ENDING JULY 2017
2017.08.312018TAXSARSPROVISIONAL TAX DEADLINE - 2018 1st INTERIM (MARCH 2017 to AUGUST 2018)
2017.08.312017TAXSARSPROVISIONAL TAX DEADLINE - 2017 3rd INTERIM (MARCH 2016 to FEBRUARY 2017) COMPANIES
SEPTEMBER 2017    
2017.09.072018PAYESARSPAYE DEADLINE - AUGUST 2017 PERIOD
2017.09.072018UIFLABOURUIF DEADLINE - AUGUST 2017 PERIOD (ONLY WHEN NOT REGISTERED FOR PAYE)
2017.09.222017TAXSARSINCOME TAX DEADLINE FOR MANUAL SUBMISSIONS (PROVISIONAL & NON-PROVISIONAL INDIVIDUALS)
2017.09.252018VATSARSVAT DEADLINE - CYCLE ENDING AUGUST 2017
2017.09.302017TAXSARSPROVISIONAL TAX DEADLINE - 2017 3rd INTERIM (MARCH 2016 to FEBRUARY 2017) INDIVIDUALS
OCTOBER 2017    
2017.10.062018PAYESARSPAYE DEADLINE - SEPTEMBER 2017 PERIOD
2017.10.062018UIFLABOURUIF DEADLINE - SEPTEMBER 2017 PERIOD (ONLY WHEN NOT REGISTERED FOR PAYE)
2017.10.252018VATSARSVAT DEADLINE - CYCLE ENDING SEPTEMBER 2017
2017.10.312018PAYESARSIRP5 DEADLINE - 2018 INTERIM RECONCILIATION (MARCH 2017 to AUGUST 2017)
NOVEMBER 2017    
2017.11.072018PAYESARSPAYE DEADLINE - OCTOBER 2017 PERIOD
2017.11.072018UIFLABOURUIF DEADLINE - OCTOBER 2017 PERIOD (ONLY WHEN NOT REGISTERED FOR PAYE)
2017.11.242017TAXSARSINCOME TAX DEADLINE FOR NON-PROVISIONAL INDIVIDUALS VIA EFILING
2017.11.242018VATSARSVAT DEADLINE - CYCLE ENDING OCTOBER 2017
DECEMBER 2017    
2017.12.072018PAYESARSPAYE DEADLINE - NOVEMBER 2017 PERIOD
2017.12.072018UIFLABOURUIF DEADLINE - NOVEMBER 2017 PERIOD (ONLY WHEN NOT REGISTERED FOR PAYE)
2017.12.222018VATSARSVAT DEADLINE - CYCLE ENDING NOVEMBER 2017
JANUARY 2018    
2018.01.052018PAYESARSPAYE DEADLINE - DECEMBER 2017 PERIOD
2018.01.052018UIFLABOURUIF DEADLINE - DECEMBER 2017 PERIOD (ONLY WHEN NOT REGISTERED FOR PAYE)
2018.01.252018VATSARSVAT DEADLINE - CYCLE ENDING DECEMBER 2017
2018.01.312017TAXSARSINCOME TAX DEADLINE FOR PROVISIONAL INDIVIDUALS VIA EFILING
FEBRUARY 2018    
2018.02.072018PAYESARSPAYE DEADLINE - JANUARY 2018 PERIOD
2018.02.072018UIFLABOURUIF DEADLINE - JANUARY 2018 PERIOD (ONLY WHEN NOT REGISTERED FOR PAYE)
2018.02.232018VATSARSVAT DEADLINE - CYCLE ENDING JANUARY 2018
2018.02.282018TAXSARSPROVISIONAL TAX DEADLINE - 2018 2nd INTERIM (MARCH 2017 to FEBRUARY 2018)
2018.02.282017TAXSARSINCOME TAX DEADLINE FOR COMPANIES
MARCH 2018    
2018.03.072018PAYESARSPAYE DEADLINE - FEBRUARY 2018 PERIOD
2018.03.072018UIFLABOURUIF DEADLINE - FEBRUARY 2018 PERIOD (ONLY WHEN NOT REGISTERED FOR PAYE)
2018.03.232018VATSARSVAT DEADLINE - CYCLE ENDING FEBRUARY 2018
2018.03.312018COIDALABOURCOIDA DEADLINE - 2017/18 RETURN OF EARNINGS (MARCH 2017 TO FEBRUARY 2018)
APRIL 2018    
2018.04.062019PAYESARSPAYE DEADLINE - MARCH 2018 PERIOD
2018.04.062019UIFLABOURUIF DEADLINE - MARCH 2018 PERIOD (ONLY WHEN NOT REGISTERED FOR PAYE)
2018.04.252019VATSARSVAT DEADLINE - CYCLE ENDING MARCH 2018
MAY 2018    
2018.05.072019PAYESARSPAYE DEADLINE - APRIL 2018 PERIOD
2018.05.072019UIFLABOURUIF DEADLINE - APRIL 2018 PERIOD (ONLY WHEN NOT REGISTERED FOR PAYE)
2018.05.252019VATSARSVAT DEADLINE - CYCLE ENDING APRIL 2018
2018.05.312018PAYESARSIRP5 DEADLINE - 2018 FINAL RECONCILIATION (MARCH 2017 to FEBRUARY 2018)
OTHER    
2018.08.312018TAXSARSPROVISIONAL TAX DEADLINE - 2018 3rd INTERIM (MARCH 2017 to FEBRUARY 2018) COMPANIES
2018.08.312019TAXSARSPROVISIONAL TAX DEADLINE - 2019 1st INTERIM (MARCH 2018 to AUGUST 2018)
2018.09.212018TAXSARSINCOME TAX DEADLINE FOR MANUAL SUBMISSIONS (PROVISIONAL & NON-PROVISIONAL INDIVIDUALS)
2018.09.302018TAXSARSPROVISIONAL TAX DEADLINE - 2018 3rd INTERIM (MARCH 2017 to FEBRUARY 2018) INDIVIDUALS
2018.11.232018TAXSARSINCOME TAX DEADLINE FOR NON-PROVISIONAL INDIVIDUALS VIA EFILING
2019.01.312018TAXSARSINCOME TAX DEADLINE FOR PROVISIONAL INDIVIDUALS VIA EFILING
2019.02.282018TAXSARSINCOME TAX DEADLINE FOR COMPANIES



GENERAL NOTES / CLARIFICATION

1 - Companies may choose their financial year-end upon registration, and therefore may have different financial years than individuals.

2 - Most companies, especially small and medium-sized businesses tend to make use of a February year-end in order bring their financial years in line with those of Individuals.

3 - All information above assumes a February year-end for Companies.

4 - VAT Deadlines could be moved to the last business day of the month in the case where both returns and payments are submitted via Efiling.

5 - CIPC Annual Returns are due annually in the month in which the Company was registered.

6 - Companies with a different year-end than February, generally have to submit tax returns as follows:

Income Tax returns need to be submitted within 12 months from the date on which their financial year end.

- 1st Interim Provisional Tax Return needs to be submitted 6 months after their previous year-end;

- 2nd Interim Provisional Tax Return needs to be submitted 12 months after their previous year-end;

- 3rd Interim Provisional Tax Return needs to be submitted 6 months after their year-end




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