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18 October 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Raft of tax court judgments published on the SARS website consider various interesting issues »
Author: Jerome Brink (CDH) Section 132 of the Tax Administration Act, No 28 of 2011 (TAA) states that a judgment of...
18 October 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
WATCH: Drastic increase in taxpayer complaints against SARS »
Author: Amanda Visser (IOL) The Office of the Tax Ombud has seen a drastic increase in the number of complaints raise...
18 October 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
OPINION: Trusts - do they stay or do they go »
Author: Amanda Visser (IOL) Constant legislative changes affecting the taxation of trusts have raised questions about...
18 October 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dividends tax: The importance of determining when a dividend is “due and payable” »
Author: Annalie Pinch and David Marais Section 64E(1) of the South African Income Tax Act, 1962 (the “ Act ”) provide...
18 October 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
From Functional Analysis to Value Chain Analysis »
Author: Okkie Kellerman Attacks by the South African Revenue Service (“ SARS ”) on the transfer pricing practices of m...
18 October 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
“Breaking ground” to calculate mineral royalties on unrefined minerals »
Author: Daniella Pellegrini The 2014 changes to the South African Mineral and Petroleum Resources Royalty Act, 2008 (t...
20 June 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Refunds subject to set-off under the Tax Administration Act »
Authors: Robert Gad and Jo-Paula Roman (ENSafrica) In order to create a more uniform system for the administration o...
24 March 2016   (4 Comments - view/add)
Can SARS limit legal professional privilege? »
  Authors: Natalie Napier and Phillip Lourens (Hogan Lovells)  New rules have come into effect for h...
23 October 2015   (4 Comments - view/add)
All tax practitioners can now book SARS appointments online »
Author: SARS SARS has improved its online appointments system, which was previously only restricted to Pretoria. ...
21 August 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Issue 3 of the Guide on valuation of assets for Capital Gains Tax purposes »
Author: SARS This guide provides general guidance on valuations. It does not go into the precise technical and legal de...
21 August 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Krok v CSARS (20230/2014 & 20232/2014) [2015] ZASCA 107 (20 August 2015) »
Author: SAIT Technical The issue was the correctness of granting a preservation order under a double taxation agreement...
18 August 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Beware: SARS new Customs legislation »
Author: Alison van den Berg (BDO South Africa) During 2014, SARS promulgated new legislation which is set to replac...
18 August 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill 2015 (TLAB) »
Author: KPMG South Africa Extension of the window period to apply for the 12I allowance from 31 December 2015 to 31 Dece...
18 August 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Alignment of the tax treatment of government grants »
Author: KPMG South Africa Section 12P of the Income Tax Act came into operation on 1 January 2013, in respect of years o...
27 July 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Incentive is a ray of sunshine »
Authors: Duane Newman and Mari Wichmann (IOL) It is often tempting to blame the government for anything and everything....
02 July 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Canada: Recent Legal Developments In Tax And Tax Dispute Resolution »
Author: Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP  The following is a summary of recent legal developments affecting tax a...
29 May 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
An Overview of South Africa's Withholding Tax Regime »
Author: Mansoor Parker (ENSafrica) Venture capital companies are a tax-favoured investment vehicle. The venture capital...
29 May 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Address Confusion on Tax Invoices »
Author: Varusha Moodaley (ENSafrica) VAT vendors who make taxable supplies of goods or services are obliged to iss...
29 May 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Canada: FATCA In Canada: Is the intergovernmental agreement a "good deal?" »
Author: Roy Berg (Moodys Gartner Tax Law LLP) On May 13, 2014, I was called to testify before the House of Commons Stand...
23 May 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Amendment in Schedule No. 3 - Customs & Excise Act »
Author: SARS   Schedule No. 3 - New rebate item 312.01/6001.92/01.06 to provide for full rebate of duty on other pil...
21 May 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Australia: Tax planning for farmers »
Author: Moore Stephens Tax Planning for Farmers Tax planning is the process of organising the affairs of a taxpayer...
16 April 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pakistan: Tax authorities publish list to embarrass cheats into paying up »
Author: Reuters and Web Desk Desperate tax authorities are publicly shaming defaulters by publishing their tax details...
07 April 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Australia: Tax crackdown targets big firms »
Authors: Georgia Wilkins, Noel Towell and Ben Butler (The Age) An Australian Tax Office crackdown on ''corporate ta...
27 February 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Budget 2014: 'The disconnect between plans and budgets' »
Author: Ebrahim-Khalil Hassen  Common sense suggests that budgets follow plans, not the other way around. Beyond th...
10 February 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cosatu wants heavy tax for super rich »
Author: Wiseman Khuzwayo The Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers Union (Sactwu) and Cosatu want the rich and s...
10 February 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
On-charges and supplies subject to VAT »
uthor: Carmen Moss-Holdstock (DLA Cliff Dekker Hofmeyer) For a transaction in South Africa to attract Value-ad...
30 January 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Belgium defends pension savings tax perk »
uthor:  Ulrika Lomas ( Responding to a decision by the European Court of Justice (ECJ), Belgian Financ...
21 January 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Poorly drafted and implemented tax planning arrangements: rectification v “grin and bear it"? »
Author: Johan van der Walt (DLA Cliff Dekker Hofmeyer)   CIR v Sunnyside Centre (Pty) Ltd 1997(1) SA 68 (A)&nb...
21 January 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax refunds phishing scheme »
Author: The Sait A new phishing scheme appears to have come to the fore and members are advised to not respond to this...
14 January 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
OECD publishes comments received on the Tax Challenges of the Digital Economy »
Author: OECD On 22 November 2013,  a request for input  on the tax challenges of the digital economy was...
14 January 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Live Webcast "BEPS Action Plan: Update on 2014 Deliverables" »
Author: OECD Author: OECD Live Webcast"BEPS Action Plan: Update on 2014 Deliverables" Date: Thursday, 23 January...
03 December 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
UK: Research And Development (R&D) Relief For Corporation Tax »
Author: Chartered Accountants Ireland HMRC have issued draft guidance (including examples and notes) on the above th...
27 November 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
How SA’s Tax System Stacks Up »
Author: Ingé Lamprecht (Moneywebtax) Worldwide ranking improves from 32nd to 24th position –World Bank & PwC...
20 November 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Image Rights: It’s Time for Clarity and Certainty »
  Author: Betsie Strydom & Victoria Sinton The tax treatment of image rights is contentious in many countrie...
12 November 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Information Gathering By Revenue Authorities - What About The Cost? »
Author: Johan van der Walt (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) The powers of the South African Revenue Service (SARS) to gather inf...

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