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Tax24.mobi - Daily News
24 June 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Illogical red tape keeps fuel rebates off limits for outsourced firms »
Authors: Virusha Subban and Yonatan Sher (BDlive) To encourage primary production industries, the Customs and Excise Ac...
23 June 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Individual Taxpayers no longer able to make changes or updates to prepopulated IRP5 »
Author: SARS Further to our earlier communication to employers in this regard, we want to draw your attention to the fac...
23 June 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Time for taxpayers to start preparing for filing season »
Author: Amanda Visser (BDlive) Individual taxpayers should ensure they have collected all the documentation necessary t...
22 June 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax Season 2016 for Individuals »
Author: SARS 1 July 2016  is the start of the 2016 Tax Season for Individuals. Be ready. We’re ready, South Africa...
21 June 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Controlled foreign companies – sharing substance »
Author: PwC South Africa SARS recently called into question the right of resident companies to claim exemption from i...

Institute Announcements
04 November 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Feedback from National Treasury workshop: Retirement reforms »
Author: SAIT Technical Options for retirement reform The purpose of the workshop was to harmonise the tax treatment o...
30 September 2015   (2 Comments - view/add)
Section 10C Error Code 9858 on SARS eFiling »
Author: SAIT Technical SAIT has received numerous queries regarding an error received on eFiling when using the SARS...
01 April 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Feedback from National Treasury workshop: Cross-issue of shares »
Author: Lesedi Seforo (SAIT) National Treasury hosted a workshop on the 26 th  of March 2015 to discuss commentar...
31 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
ATAF / African Tax Outlook Project - Economist Position »
Author: Frankie Mbuyamba (ATAF) This is to announce that an economist consultant position is available with the African...
30 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Feedback on withholding tax on service fees workshop »
Author: Erich Bell (SAIT) Introduction  On 26 March 2015, National Treasury hosted a workshop on the withholding...

VAT
15 June 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
The VAT implications of interest-free credit »
Author: Gerhard Badenhorst (ENSafrica) It is the long-standing practice of traders and service providers to grant custo...
19 May 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Value Added Tax on Private Equity Transactions »
Author: Seelan Moonsamy (ENSafrica) The judgment of the Supreme Court of Appeal ("SCA”), which established certain guide...
25 April 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Out with the old and in with the new: an interest(ing) case about section 39 of the VAT Act »
Authors: Louis Botha and Heinrich Louw (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) In  ABC (Pty) Ltd v Commissioner for the South Afric...
22 March 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Decision on the VAT treatment of the supply of student accommodation »
Author: Heinrich Louw (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) An interesting judgment was recently delivered in the High Court (Gauteng...
01 February 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rules for levying interest on the late payment of VAT »
Author: Gerhard Badenhorst (ENSafrica) The rules regarding the levying of interest on the late payment of value added...

Corporate Tax
15 June 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Crowdfunding and tax – two’s company, three’s a crowd »
Authors: Michael Reifarth and Yani van der Merwe There has been a rapid expansion of the crowdfunding industry during t...
06 June 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
All in one: another ruling regarding an amalgamation transaction »
Authors: Dries Hoek and Louis Botha (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) In our Tax and Exchange Control Alert of 20 May 2016, we dis...
30 May 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Changes to the ITR14 return »
Author: Grant Thornton South Africa SARS have introduced further changes and enhancements to the ITR14 return on 18 Apri...
23 May 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Overruled: SARS expresses an interesting view on an amalgamation transaction »
Authors: Dries Hoek and Louis Botha (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has traditionally a...
18 May 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Asset for Share Transactions – beware of selling your shares within 18 months »
Author: Ryan Killoran (Werksmans) To prevent tax considerations from discouraging the incorporation of a business, a spe...

Individuals Tax
13 June 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
In vino veritas: an important case for the wine farming industry »
Authors: Louis Botha and Heinrich Louw (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) The South African wine industry is internationally renown...
19 May 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Home is where the mine is »
Author: Ntebaleng Sekabate (ENSafrica) On 15 April 2016, the Minister of Mineral Resources published the draft Reviewed...
03 May 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS ruling on a share subscription transaction followed by a share »
Author: Mansoor Parker (ENSafrica) On 17 March 2016, the South African Revenue Service ("SARS”) issued an interesting bi...
04 April 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Amendments to tax free investment regulations »
Author: Mareli Treurnicht (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) With effect from 1 March 2015, the South African Government (Governmen...
07 March 2016   (1 Comment - view/add)
SARS looks to clear up misconceptions relating to tax exemption for foreign employment income »
Author: Ruaan van Eeden (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) The South African Revenue Service (SARS) issued Draft Interpretation N...

SARS News & Tax Administration
23 June 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Individual Taxpayers no longer able to make changes or updates to prepopulated IRP5 »
Author: SARS Further to our earlier communication to employers in this regard, we want to draw your attention to the f...
22 June 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax Season 2016 for Individuals »
Author: SARS 1 July 2016  is the start of the 2016 Tax Season for Individuals. Be ready. We’re ready, South Afric...
30 May 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
“Exceptional Circumstances” when objecting to an assessment »
Author: Keelen Snyders (BDO South Africa) A recent tax case highlighted the importance of taxpayers gaining an unde...
27 May 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Test case mechanism: weapon to ward off multiple attacks from SARS? »
Author: Yashika Govind (International Law Office) Introduction The earlier update " SARS's investigative powers – bac...
19 May 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
The use of electronic or digital signatures in tax matters »
Authors: Carmen Gers and Jadyne Devnarain (ENSafrica) With tax litigation becoming more prevalent in recent years, taxpa...

Capital Gains Tax
13 June 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Commercial property: three ways to save tax »
Author: Ben Strauss (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) The effective rate of capital gains tax (CGT) has increased dramatically in...
14 March 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Vendor beware: capital gains tax on instalment sales »
Author: Ben Strauss (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) Taxpayers should take great care when selling assets where the price is paid...
17 November 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Widening the scope of Capital Gains Tax liability »
Author: Donatella Callaway (Grant Thornton Johannesburg) One of the amendments proposed in the Taxation Laws Amend...
02 November 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Determining the CGT base cost of shares in a private company at market value »
  Author: PwC South Africa Determining the CGT base cost of shares in a private company at market value –...
05 October 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Market value of shares on valuation date »
Author: Heinrich Louw (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) An interesting judgment was handed down in the Supreme Court of Appeal (SC...

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