It's crucial that SARS approves your application for a tax clearance certificate...
That's because 'without a tax clearance certificate, you won't be able to attract new business or win new tenders,' says the Practical Tax Loose Leaf Service. This will have dire consequences for your business.
It's important for you to know when SARS can deny your application, so you can get your documents in order before you apply.
SARS will reject your application for a tax clearance certificate if:
What must happen next if SARS rejects your application?
If you application's rejected, you'll receive an email, fax or letter telling you your application's been denied.
You can then contact your local SARS branch or the SARS Contact Centre (0800 00 SARS (7277) to find out why your application for a TCC was declined.
To be on the safe side, just make sure you don't commit any of the above offences. If you do, you'll be practically giving SARS reasons to deny your application.
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