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Davis Tax Committee seeks public input for First Interim Report on Estate Duty

13 July 2015   (0 Comments)
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Author: The Davis Tax Committee

The DTC's media statement on 13 July 2015 is calling for input for its first interim report on estate duty.  The report was drafted after taking into account various submissions and wide consultation.

The report covers matters such as estate duty in South Africa, estate duty avoidance, trusts,  the inter-spouse bequest, donations tax, capital gains tax and duty, retirement funds and abatements and rates.

SAIT will be making a submission to the Committee.  Kindly submit all comments to by no later than 25 September 2015. 

Please click here to access media statement and estate duty report.

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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.


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