The purpose of these guides are to provide a simple introduction to capital gains tax (CGT) at its most basic level and probably contains insufficient detail to enable you to accurately determine your liability for CGT under most practical situations. It should accordingly not be used as a legal reference. It applies to the 2013 year of assessment which covers the period 1 March 2012 to 28 February 2013.
Section 240A of the Tax Administration Act, 2011 (as amended) requires that all tax practitioners register with a recognized controlling body before 1 July 2013. It is a criminal offense to not register with both a recognized controlling body and SARS.