1. GUIDELINES FOR THE APPLICATIONS OF EXTENSION OF TIME FOR RENDITION OF AN INCOME TAX RETURN
These guidelines are issued in terms of section 33(1) and (14) of the Income Tax Order, 1975, as amended, for the application and granting of extension of time for rendition of Annual Income Tax Returns and the preparation of interim Financials.
These guidelines are intended to assist taxpayers to prepare proper applications for extension of time and to ensure that all requirements are met for the expedient granting of same, so that the compliance by taxpayers is made easier.
These guidelines shall be effective for the tax year 2013/2014. Read more
2. INCREASE IN DATANET SERVICE FEES
Datanet Services (hereunder refered to as Datanet) is a private company that is contracted by the Swaziland Revenue Authority (SRA) to provide Direct Trader Input (DTI) services at all Customs declaration points. This function was outsourced in 2008 in a bid to improve service at these points.
To provide this service, Datanet has been charging a service fee of up to a maximum of E30 to allow the company to build and maintain the infrastructure required as well as to cover staffing and related running costs. Due to escalated costs of providing this service, Datanet has applied for a review of the service fee as provided for under the contract between the company and the SRA. Read more