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Call for comment: Draft Tariff Phase-Downs for 2015 and other amendments

11 September 2014   (0 Comments)
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Draft tariff notices on annual EFTA phase-downs and other amendments to Schedules Nos. 1, 2, 3 and 4 as explained in the Explanatory Memorandum:

Explanatory Memorandum on draft EFTA phase-downs and other tariff amendments

Draft amendment on phase-down duties in terms of the EFTA Trade Agreement, as well as the reduction in the rate of duty on paper and paperboard of tariff subheading 4811.41.90 - ITAC Report 151 - Intended implementation with effect from 1 January 2015
Draft technical amendments and creation of separate 8-digit tariff subheadings for goods classifiable in Chapters 4, 15, 30, 32, 33, 38, 39, 70 and 85 - Intended  implementation with effect from 1 January 2015
Draft amendment to create separate 8-digit tariff subheadings for goods classifiable under tariff subheading 0207.1 - Intended implementation with effect from 1 February 2015 
Draft amendment to delete anti-dumping item 201.02/0207.14.90/01.08 and to insert the following as a consequence to an earlier deletion in Part 1 of Schedule No. 1:
  • 201.02/0207.14.91/01.08
  • 201.02/0207.14.93/01.08
  • 201.02/0207.14.95/01.08
  • 201.02/0207.14.96/01.08
  • 201.02/0207.14.97/01.08
  • 201.02/0207.14.98/01.08
  • 201.02/0207.14.99/01.08
Intended implementation with effect from 1 February 2015

Draft amendment to delete countervailing items 235.00 and 235.01 as they have become redundant - Intended implementation with effect from 1 January 2015

Draft amendment to substitute anti-dumping items as a consequence to an amendment in Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - Intended implementation with effect from 1 January 2015

Draft amendments to delete rebate items-
  • 302.02/7010.90/01.05 to correct the rebate code applicable to a 6-digit code
  • 306.14/12.01/01.04 as the expiry date was 30 June 2011
Intended implementation for both deletions with effect from 1 January 2015

Draft amendment to substitute rebate item 311.03 to read "Industry: Textile Weaving" - Intended implementation with retrospective effect from 7 December 2012

Draft amendment to delete rebate item 497.01 as it is an empty line - Intended implementation with effect from 1 January 2015

Draft amendment to delete rebate items 498.01 and 498.02 as they are empty lines - Intended implementation with effect from 1 January 2015

The SAIT will be making submissions to SARS on this matter.  Kindly submit comments to taxassist@thesait.org.za.



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