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Promulgation of Tax Administration Laws Amendment Act [No. 39 of 2013]

17 January 2014   (0 Comments)
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Author: SARS Legal and Policy

The Tax Administration Laws Amendment Act, 2013 ( Act No. 39 of 2013) was promulgated on 16 January 2014 in Government Gazette No. 37236.

The purpose of this Act is to amend the following:

  • The Transfer Duty Act, 1949, so as to effect consequential amendments;
  • The Income Tax Act, 1969, so as to effect textual and consequential amendments; to amend provisions; and to effect technical corrections;
  • The Customs and Excise Act, 1964, so as to amend a provision; to make a new provision; and to amend provisions;
  • The Value Added Tax, 1991, so as to effect technical corrections;
  • The Skills Development Levies Act, 1999, so as to make a new provision; and to effect the consequential amendments;
  • The Unemployment Insurance Contributions Act, 2002, so as to make a new provision and  to effect consequential amendments;
  • The Securities Transfer Act, 2007, so as to effect consequential amendments;
  • The Mineral and Petroleum Resources Royalty Act, 2008, so as to effect consequential amendments; 
  • The Mineral and Petroleum Resources Royalty Act, 2008, so as to effect a technical correction;
  • The Tax Administration Act, 2011, so as to amend certain provisions, to effect technical corrections, and to effect textual and consequential amendments;

and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Please click here to download the Act.

 



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