Whatisa public officer??
What arethe duties of a public officer??
The duties of the public officer is to ensure that the SARS profile is compliant,i.e all returns are up to date, and all debts have been paid. It is also his duty to ensure that all secretarial duties are up to date, and annual returns are updated at CIPC.
What happens if my company does not have a public officer?
If your private company does not have a public officer registered at SARS, the company will not be able to utilize eFiling, submit returns or see their tax service. By having a registered public officer, you will receive communiction from SARS i.t.o returns that need to be submitted and outstanding debt.