The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has released the highly anticipated Mobile Tax Unit schedules for Mpumalanga province, covering the months of July to September 2023. This initiative aims to bring convenient and accessible tax filing services directly to the residents of Mpumalanga, eliminating the need for individuals to travel long distances to fulfill their tax obligations. The schedules are now available for consultation, ensuring taxpayers can plan their tax filing appointments in advance.
The Mobile Tax Unit, a well-equipped vehicle staffed by trained professionals, travels to various locations within the Mpumalanga province, offering a range of tax-related services. These services include personal income tax filing, assistance with tax registration, taxpayer education, and general tax inquiries.
With the release of the schedules, taxpayers in Mpumalanga can now plan their tax filing appointments at a location and time convenient for them. The Mobile Tax Unit will be visiting several towns and cities throughout the province, ensuring that residents from various areas can benefit from this innovative initiative.
The following is an overview of the Mobile Tax Unit’s schedules for July to September 2023 in Mpumalanga:
Date: July 10, 2023
Location: Nelspruit Civic Centre, Nelspruit
Date: July 15, 2023
Location: Ermelo Municipality, Ermelo
Date: July 20, 2023
Location: Witbank Municipal Offices, Witbank
Date: August 5, 2023
Location: Bushbuckridge Municipal Offices, Bushbuckridge
Date: August 12, 2023
Location: Secunda Civic Centre, Secunda
Date: August 20, 2023
Location: Standerton Municipal Offices, Standerton
Date: September 5, 2023
Location: Lydenburg Municipal Offices, Lydenburg
Date: September 15, 2023
Location: Barberton Civic Centre, Barberton
Date: September 25, 2023
Location: Delmas Municipal Offices, Delmas
The Mobile Tax Unit will operate from 08:00 to 16:00 on each scheduled day. It is important for taxpayers to note that services will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Therefore, it is advisable to arrive early to secure a spot and ensure sufficient time for assistance with tax-related matters.
To ensure a smooth and efficient process, taxpayers are reminded to bring all necessary supporting documentation and relevant information, such as their identity documents, IRP5 forms, and any other relevant financial statements. By having these documents readily available, individuals can maximize their time with the tax professionals and avoid any unnecessary delays.
The Mobile Tax Unit initiative aligns with SARS’s commitment to improve taxpayer services and make tax filing more accessible to all South Africans. By bringing tax services directly to communities, SARS aims to reduce the burden on taxpayers and increase compliance across the country.
As the Mobile Tax Unit visits various locations throughout Mpumalanga, residents are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity to fulfill their tax obligations conveniently and efficiently. By proactively engaging with SARS and availing themselves of these services, taxpayers contribute to the growth and development of South Africa.