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Tax24.mobi - Daily News
24 May 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Why do I need financial statements if I have a small business? »
Author: Vongai Mumbula (Fleet Street Publications) "I have a small business which my wife and I started in 2014. We’ve...
24 May 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Efforts to expand tax base bearing fruit »
Author: Amanda Visser (Moneyweb) A new focused approach to combat non-compliance is paying off. The recent crackdown on...
23 May 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Overruled: SARS expresses an interesting view on an amalgamation transaction »
Authors: Dries Hoek and Louis Botha (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has traditionally a...
23 May 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Set-off of customs debt against amounts refundable »
Author: Petr Erasmus (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) South African Revenue Service (SARS): Customs (Customs) sets off amounts ow...
19 May 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Home is where the mine is »
Author: Ntebaleng Sekabate (ENSafrica) On 15 April 2016, the Minister of Mineral Resources published the draft Reviewed...

Institute Announcements
04 November 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Feedback from National Treasury workshop: Retirement reforms »
Author: SAIT Technical Options for retirement reform The purpose of the workshop was to harmonise the tax treatment o...
30 September 2015   (2 Comments - view/add)
Section 10C Error Code 9858 on SARS eFiling »
Author: SAIT Technical SAIT has received numerous queries regarding an error received on eFiling when using the SARS...
01 April 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Feedback from National Treasury workshop: Cross-issue of shares »
Author: Lesedi Seforo (SAIT) National Treasury hosted a workshop on the 26 th  of March 2015 to discuss commentar...
31 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
ATAF / African Tax Outlook Project - Economist Position »
Author: Frankie Mbuyamba (ATAF) This is to announce that an economist consultant position is available with the African...
30 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Feedback on withholding tax on service fees workshop »
Author: Erich Bell (SAIT) Introduction  On 26 March 2015, National Treasury hosted a workshop on the withholding...

VAT
19 May 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Value Added Tax on Private Equity Transactions »
Author: Seelan Moonsamy (ENSafrica) The judgment of the Supreme Court of Appeal ("SCA”), which established certain guide...
25 April 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Out with the old and in with the new: an interest(ing) case about section 39 of the VAT Act »
Authors: Louis Botha and Heinrich Louw (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) In  ABC (Pty) Ltd v Commissioner for the South Afric...
22 March 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Decision on the VAT treatment of the supply of student accommodation »
Author: Heinrich Louw (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) An interesting judgment was recently delivered in the High Court (Gauteng...
01 February 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rules for levying interest on the late payment of VAT »
Author: Gerhard Badenhorst (ENSafrica) The rules regarding the levying of interest on the late payment of value added...
30 November 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Value-Added Tax – Even More Reason to Come Clean »
Author: Erich Bell (BDO South Africa) The VAT Act requires VAT to be levied by a vendor on the supply of goods or servic...

Corporate Tax
23 May 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Overruled: SARS expresses an interesting view on an amalgamation transaction »
Authors: Dries Hoek and Louis Botha (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has traditionally a...
18 May 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Asset for Share Transactions – beware of selling your shares within 18 months »
Author: Ryan Killoran (Werksmans) To prevent tax considerations from discouraging the incorporation of a business, a spe...
09 May 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Trading stock valuation »
Author: PwC South Africa During SARS audit inquiries, companies are frequently questioned about how they have valued tr...
09 May 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Successive corporate reorganisation transactions »
Authors: Gigi Nyanin and Nicole Paulsen (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) The South African Revenue Service (SARS) released Bindin...
03 May 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS issues important tax ruling for renewable energy financing structures »
Author: Mansoor Parker (ENSafrica) On 13 April 2016, the South African Revenue Service ("SARS”) issued Binding Private R...

Individuals Tax
19 May 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Home is where the mine is »
Author: Ntebaleng Sekabate (ENSafrica) On 15 April 2016, the Minister of Mineral Resources published the draft Reviewed...
03 May 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS ruling on a share subscription transaction followed by a share »
Author: Mansoor Parker (ENSafrica) On 17 March 2016, the South African Revenue Service ("SARS”) issued an interesting bi...
04 April 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Amendments to tax free investment regulations »
Author: Mareli Treurnicht (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) With effect from 1 March 2015, the South African Government (Governmen...
07 March 2016   (1 Comment - view/add)
SARS looks to clear up misconceptions relating to tax exemption for foreign employment income »
Author: Ruaan van Eeden (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) The South African Revenue Service (SARS) issued Draft Interpretation N...
22 February 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS eases the compliance burden on certain generous taxpayers »
Author: Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr On 2 September 2014, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) first issued Binding General...

SARS News & Tax Administration
19 May 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
The use of electronic or digital signatures in tax matters »
Authors: Carmen Gers and Jadyne Devnarain (ENSafrica) With tax litigation becoming more prevalent in recent years, taxpa...
16 May 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Criticism on SARS’s approach to the interpretation of legislation »
Author: Mareli Treurnicht (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) On 29 April 2016 the High Court of South Africa (Gauteng Division, Pre...
16 May 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
An uncompromising stance – the dispute between SARS and Julius Malema continues »
Authors: Mareli Treurnicht and Louis Botha (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) The High Court (Gauteng Division, Pretoria) recently...
13 May 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS's investigative powers – backstage pass to pending court matters? »
Author: Yashika Govind (International Law Office) Introduction Chapter 5 of the Tax Administration Act (28/2011) conf...
03 May 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Extension of the period to submit an objection: What constitutes exceptional circumstances? »
Author: Chris de Bruyn (ENSafrica) In the matter of  ABC (Pty) Ltd v Commissioner for the South African Revenue Ser...

Capital Gains Tax
14 March 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Vendor beware: capital gains tax on instalment sales »
Author: Ben Strauss (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) Taxpayers should take great care when selling assets where the price is paid...
17 November 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Widening the scope of Capital Gains Tax liability »
Author: Donatella Callaway (Grant Thornton Johannesburg) One of the amendments proposed in the Taxation Laws Amend...
02 November 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Determining the CGT base cost of shares in a private company at market value »
  Author: PwC South Africa Determining the CGT base cost of shares in a private company at market value –...
05 October 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Market value of shares on valuation date »
Author: Heinrich Louw (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) An interesting judgment was handed down in the Supreme Court of Appeal (SC...
18 August 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Scope of capital gains tax liability broadened »
Authors: Gigi Nyanin and Nicole Paulsen (DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) In order to provide the necessary legislative amendm...

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