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Why did SARS freeze my money?

You may owe them money, but they should have done their due diligence to notify you first.

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SARS has the wrong ID number for me. What can I do?

If the company has submitted incorrect information, they need to correct it and resend to SARS.

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I employ private carers. How do I pay their UIF?

If you are registered as an employer, your UIF is paid via SARS. Otherwise, you will need to pay directly to the UIF.

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What I can do if I owe SARS money but am now unemployed?

You can contact SARS and ask them to assist you.

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I was overtaxed on my provident fund by SARS. What can I do?

The rate of tax is lower if you were retrenched.

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How do I get a tax number without reporting to a SARS office?

You can only register and be given a tax number by reporting at a SARS office.

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