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VAT Export Regulations R.316 effective from 2 May 2014

05 May 2014   (0 Comments)
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Regulations under section 74(1) read with paragraph (d) of the definition of "exported" in section 1(1) of the Value-Added Tax Act, 1991.

Part One of these regulations applies where movable goods are supplied by a vendor to a qualifying purchaser and the qualifying purchaser is responsible for exporting the goods from the Republic. The vendor is obliged to levy tax at the standard rate on the supply to the qualifying purchaser. The qualifying purchaser is subsequently entitled to a refund of tax from the VRA subject to certain limitations or conditions contained herein.

Please click here to view regulation R.316.


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.


The Act requires that a minimum academic and practical requirments be set to register with a controlling body. Click here for the minimum requirements of SAIT.

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