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Income Tax Act, 1962 (Act No. 58 of 1962)

Chapter III : General Provisions

Part VI :  Miscellaneous

107. Regulations


(1)        The Minister of Finance may make regulations

(a) prescribing the duties of all persons engaged or employed in the administration of this Act;
(b) defining the limits of areas within which such persons are to act;
(c) prescribing the nature and contents of the accounts to be rendered by any taxpayer in support of any returns rendered under this Act and the manner in which such accounts shall be authenticated;

[Section 107(1)(c) substituted by section 46 of the Taxation Laws Amendment Act, 1998 (Act No. 30 of 1998)]

(d) prescribing the method of valuation of annuities or of fiduciary, usufructuary or other limited interests in property referred to in section 62;
(dA) [Section 107(1)(dA) deleted by section 29 of the Income Tax Act, 1994 (Act No. 21 of 1994];
(e) [Section 107(1)(e) deleted  by section 62 of the Second Revenue Laws Amendment Act, 2001 (Act No. 60 of 2001)]
(f) [Section 107(1)(f) deleted by section 54 of the Revenue Laws Amendment Act, 2002 (Act No. 74 of 2002)]
(g) prescribing the information that must be contained in a report that the Commissioner must submit to the Minister, in the form and manner and at the time that the Minister may prescribe, advising the Minister of matters as the Minister may prescribe.

[Section 107(1)(g) substituted by section 12(1) of the Rates and Monetary Amounts and Amendment of Revenue Laws Act, 2017 (Act No. 14 of 2017) - deemed to have come into operation on 1 March 2017]

and generally for giving effect to the objects and purposes of this Act.


(2) The regulations may prescribe penalties for any contravention thereof or failure to comply therewith, not exceeding a fine of R2 000.

[Section 107(2) substituted by section 34(b) of the Taxation Laws Amendment Act, 2001 (Act No. 5 of 2001)]


(3) Any regulation made under the Income Tax Act, 1941, and in force at the date of commencement of this Act, shall be deemed to have been made under this Act.