Income Tax Act, 1962 (Act No. 58 of 1962)
Chapter III : General Provisions
Part IV : Payment and Recovery of Tax
89bis. Payments of employees' tax and provisional tax and interest on overdue payments of such taxes
|(1)||Payments by way of employees' tax and provisional tax shall be made in accordance with the provisions of the Fourth Schedule and shall be made at such place as may be notified by the Commissioner, and any such payments which relate to a taxpayer shall, for the purposes of this Act and subject to the provisions of paragraph 28 of the said Schedule, be deemed to have been made in respect of his liability for taxes as defined in subsection (3), whether or not such liability has been ascertained or determined at the date of any payment.|
|(2)||If any amount of employees' tax is not paid in full within the period of seven days prescribed for payment of such amount by paragraph 2 (1) of the Fourth Schedule, or if any amount of provisional tax is not paid in full within the relevant period prescribed for payment of such amount by paragraph 21, 22, 23, 23A or 25 (1) of that Schedule, interest shall, unless the Commissioner having regard to the circumstances of the case otherwise directs, be paid by the person liable to pay the amount in question at the prescribed rate (but subject to the provisions of section 89quin) on so much of such amount as remains unpaid in respect of the period (reckoned from the end of the relevant period prescribed as aforesaid for payment of such amount) during which the amount underpaid remains unpaid.|
|(3)||For the purposes of this section "taxes" means the taxes comprehended in the definition of "tax" in section 1, excluding donations tax.|
[Section 89bis to be repealed by section 271, read with paragraph 66 of Schedule 1, of the Tax Administration Act, 2011 (Act No. 28 of 2011)].
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