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Tax Clearance Certificate

Tax Clearance Certificate

A Tax Clearance Certificate (TCC) proves that a taxpayer’s tax affairs are up to date and are in order. This means that the taxpayer does not have any outstanding returns or tax debts.

In order to apply for a Tax Clearance Certificate, the following requirements have to be met:

  • The tax payer must be registered and have a tax reference number (e.g. Income Tax Reference Number)
  • The tax payer must have no outstanding debt for all taxes
  • All returns must be up to date

In order to apply for a Tax Clearance Certificate, the following documents and information is required:

  • CC/Company documents (if applicable)
  • Certified ID copies of sole propriety and/or member/director
  • Income Tax Reference Number
  • Contact details of tax payer

The Tax Clearance Certificate process takes up to 3 – 5 working days. However, If there is a delay from SARS due to excessive workload, the process could take longer.

Once your TCC application has been approved, you will receive Tax Clearance Certificates via email.

Cost for Tax Clearance Certificate: R 499.00