What Documents You Need

eFiling Registration (Individual)

  • Proof of Identity
  • Proof of Address
  • Proof of Banking Details
  • Proof of Income Tax Number

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eFiling Registration (Business)

  • Registration Documents
  • Proof of Identity of all the Directors
  • Proof of Address of the Business
  • Proof of Banking Details
  • Proof of Income Tax Number

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Company Registration

  • 3 Proposed Names
  • Proof of Identity of all the Directors
  • Signed Special Power of Mandate
  • Complete Directors Consent
  • Proof of Address of the Business

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VAT Registration

  • Copy of Certificate of Incorporation
  • Proof of Identity of all the Directors
  • 3 months Banks Statements
  • 5-10 Invoices Issued to Clients
  • Public Officer Appointment Letter
  • Proof of Address of the Public Officer
  • Proof of Address of the Business

A business must be registered for income tax and have an income tax number before applying for VAT.

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Income Tax Registration (Individual)

  • Proof of Identity
  • Proof of Address
  • Proof of Banking Details
  • IRP5 Certificate

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Income Tax Registration (Trust)

  • Trust Deed
  • Latest Letter of Authority
  • Proof of Identity of all the Trustees
  • Bank Statement
  • Public Officer Appointment Letter
  • Proof of Address for the Trust
  • Proof of Address of the Public Officer

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Submit Income Tax Return

  • IRP5/IT3(a) Employees Tax Certificate (if applicable)
  • Documents relating to medical expenditure
  • Income tax certificate(s) received from the financial institution to which contributions for retirement annuities were made.
  • All information relating to capital gain transactions (local and foreign).
  • Documents and receipts for commission related expenditure including a logbook to claim business travel deductions.
  • If you received a travel allowance or a fringe benefit for an employer provided vehicle, you must have a logbook to claim the business travel deductions.
  • Certificates received for local interest income, foreign interest income and foreign dividend income.
  • All information relating to the letting of assets.
  • Financial statements for trading and farming activities.
  • Any other relevant information relating to income that must be declared or deductions that may be claimed.

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F.A.Q.

Company Registrations

What types of companies can be registered?

  • Private company (Pty) Ltd
  • Non Profit Company (NPC)

How many directors are allowed in a Company?

The board of a private company must comprise of at least one director. The board of a public or non-profit company must comprise of at least three directors.

Can foreigners register a Company in South Africa?

Yes, as long as the person registering the new company has a valid passport.

How long does it take to register a Company?

A Name Reservation takes between 2-3 days. A Company certificate can be registered within 2-3 days afterward, depending on whether you have submitted your documents on time, and the workload of the registrar’s office.

Value-Added Tax

What is VAT?

Value-Added Tax, commonly known as VAT, is a consumption tax added to a product or service at every point on the supply chain where value is added.

Revenue is raised for government by requiring certain businesses to register and to charge VAT on the taxable supplies of goods and services. These businesses become vendors that act as the agent for government in collecting the VAT.

Who should register for VAT?

Voluntary Registration: Any business who’s turnover, in the past period of twelve months, exceeded R50 000, can voluntarily register for a VAT.

Mandatory Registration: Any business who’s turnover, in the past period of twelve months, exceeds R 1 million.

How long does it take to get a VAT number?

We book an appointment for you at SARS. One of our clerks will accompany you on your SARS appointment where you will receive your VAT number.

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