AUGUST 2019 – SOUTH AFRICA
NEW VERSION OF PAYE BRS PUBLISHED
It is important that employers note the following:

SARS PAYE BRS for Employer Reconciliation (2019 release) version 18.0.4 published

The latest SARS PAYE Employer Reconciliation Business Requirement Specification (BRS) was published on Monday, 19 August. The requirements in this version of the BRS will become effective from September 2019 until it is replaced by an updated version.

Minor changes regarding discrepancies identified during the testing cycle of the PAYE Filing Season 2019/2020 project were made in the PAYE BRS V18.0.4. The detail of these changes is highlighted in grey in the BRS.

A summary of the sections where changes were made is as follows:

Employer information section:

  • Employer Contact Person: Cell No:
    Must be at least 10 characters long.
  • Employer SEZ Code:
    The wording “Year of Assessment” has been replaced with “Transaction Year”.
  • Diplomatic Indemnity Indicator:
    The wording “Years of Assessment” has been replaced with “Transaction Year”.

Deduction codes:

  • Code 4582:
    The wording “This code must not be printed on the IRP5/IT3(a) certificate” has been removed.
  • Code 4583:
    The wording “This code must not be printed on the IRP5/IT3(a) certificate” has been removed.

To view the new BRS, follow the link

Contact our legislation team at info@crs.co.za if you require any additional information.
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