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Tax Administration Act, 2011 (Act No. 28 of 2011)


Rules Promulgated under section 103 of the Tax Administration Act, 2011 (Act No. 28 of 2011)

Part G : Transitional arrangements

66. Application of rules to prior or continuing action


(1) Subject to this Part, these rules apply to an act or proceeding taken, occurring or instituted before the commencement date of these rules, but without prejudice to the action taken or proceedings conducted before the commencement date of the comparable provisions of these rules.


(2) A request for reasons, objection, appeal to the tax board or tax court, alternative dispute resolution, settlement discussions, interlocutory application or application in a procedural matter taken or instituted under the previous rules but not completed by the commencement date of these rules, must be continued and concluded under these rules as if taken or instituted under these rules.


(3) A document delivered by the taxpayer, appellant, SARS, clerk or registrar under the previous rules, must be regarded as delivered in terms of the comparable provision of these rules, as from the date that the document was issued or delivered under the previous rules.


(4) If, before the commencement of these rules and before an appeal has been heard by the tax court a statement of grounds of appeal by the taxpayer under rule 11 of the previous rules has been delivered, SARS may deliver a reply to the statement under rule 33.