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Be wary of the following scams this tax season, warns the SAFPS (July 2024)

As we approach the end of August, millions of South Africans will log onto the SARS eFiling website or visit their closest branch to complete their tax returns.

"While this is a very busy time for the South African Revenue Service (SARS), it is also a very busy time for scammers," says Manie van Schalkwyk, the CEO of the Southern African Fraud Prevention Service (SAFPS). "Over the past five years, the SAFPS has noticed a growing trend of tax scams which are targeting individuals who are desperate for cash." He adds that the public needs to very weary of tax related scams.

He additionally warns the public against tax-related scams.

(Final) Be wary of the following scams this tax season warns the SAFPS
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