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SA’s tax regime compared to other countries

21 January 2016   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Author: Lance Collop
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Author: Lance Collop (Eyewitness News)

We all work hard for our money. Some more than most. But if we’re earning our keep above board, we pay tax on it.  

The general rule is, the more you earn, not only do you pay more towards the state’s coffers, but you also fork out a higher percentage. 

Tax rates however vary from country to country as countries need to balance what they need to spend against what they can get from their taxpayers, whether individuals or corporates.

Listen to the SoundCloud as Senior Tax Manager at Deloitte, Lance Collop, explains.

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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.


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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