Income tax returns must be submitted within the following periods:
||in the case of any company, within 12 months from the date on which its financial year ends; or
||in the case of all other persons (which include natural persons, trusts and other juristic persons, such as institutions, boards or bodies)—
||on or before 22 September 2017 if the return is submitted manually;
||on or before 24 November 2017 if the return is submitted by using the SARS eFiling platform or electronically through the assistance of a SARS official at an office of SARS;
||on or before 31 January 2018 if the return relates to a provisional taxpayer and is submitted by using the SARS eFiling platform; or
||where accounts are accepted by the Commissioner in terms of section 66(13A) of the Income Tax Act in respect of the whole or portion of a taxpayer’s income, which are drawn to a date after 28 February 2017 but on or before 30 September 2017, within 6 months from the date to which such accounts are drawn.