SARS published the Draft guide on the taxation of foreigners working in South Africa on the 31st of March 2015 for public comment.
The purpose of this draft guide is to inform individuals who are not South African residents about their income tax commitments regarding amounts received by or accrued to them from a source within South Africa. It deals mainly with employment income.
SAIT will be making a submission to SARS. Kindly submit all comments to firstname.lastname@example.org by no later than 5 June 2015.
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.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS TO REGISTER
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.