SARS Payment Methods– SARS Payment Options

SARS Payment Options – How To Pay

Currently there are a number of options available to you if you want to make a payment to SARS:

1. At a bank

Payments to SARS can be made at the following banks: Absa, Albaraka, Bank of Athens, FNB, HSBC, JP Morgan, Mercantile, HBZ, Nedbank, Standard Bank and Capitec.
Please quote the correct beneficiary ID and payment reference number (PRN).

2. Payments via eFiling

Taxpayers are advised to set-up a credit push option or use one of SARS’ alternative methods of payment.
With a Credit push, the payment is performed by you, the bank account holder. When making a payment to SARS, eFiling will send a payment request to your bank which will reflect the amount that needs to be paid on the relevant bank product.
3. Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)
Payment may be made via the internet banking facilities by simply using the standard drop-down listing of pre-loaded beneficiary IDs provided by the bank. All SARS beneficiary IDs are prefixed with the naming convention “SARS- <Tax Type>”. All internet payments must be correctly referenced to ensure that SARS is able to identify your payment and correctly allocate it to your account. You will not be able to make a payment if your reference is incorrect.

The following banks support this method: ABSA, AlBaraka, Bank of Athens, Capitec, FNB, HBZ Bank, HSBC, Investec, JP Morgan, Mercantile Bank, Nedbank and Standard Bank.4. At a SARS Customs branch 

  • SARS Revenue branches – no longer accept cash payments or cheque payments. Cash and cheque payments to SARS can be made at a bank as indicated above.
  • Customs and Excise branches – cash and cheque payments are accepted.

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