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Tax24.mobi - Daily News
20 July 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
BEPS Action 8 on Hard-to-Value Intangibles »
Authors: Lavina Daya and Ivette du Toit (ENSafrica) One of the main action items identified by South Africa’s Natio...
20 July 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS issues a further ruling on venture capital companies »
Authors: Mansoor Parker and Anuschka Wischnewski (ENSafrica) On 6 June 2017, the South African Revenue Service (“ SA...
20 July 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The lawfulness of retrospective amendments in tax law »
Author: Beric Croome (ENSafrica) On 29 May 2017, Judge Fabricius delivered judgment in the Gauteng High Court in th...
17 July 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Immigration, emigration and exchange control: What you need to know »
Author: Louis Botha (CDH) In the globalised world we live in, it has become more common for persons to immigrate to...
17 July 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
When proceeds accrue »
Author: Heinrich Louw (CDH) Judgment was delivered in the tax court on 30 May 2017 in the matter of  M v Commis...

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
12 June 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The VAT implications of the sale of book debts written off »
Author: Gerhard Badenhorst (CDH) When a vendor, which is registered for value added tax (VAT) on the invoice basis...
22 May 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Further clarification on the VAT registration of non-executive directors »
Author: Jerome Brink (CDH) On 10 February 2017, SARS published Binding General Ruling 40 (BGR 40), in addition to...
22 May 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
VAT on non-executive director remuneration: More questions than answers? »
Author: Gerhard Badenhorst (CDH) The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has ruled in Binding General Ruling (BG...
29 March 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
How should the directors' fees of Non-Executive Directors be treated for tax purposes? »
Author: Dale Cridlan (Norton Rose Fulbright) Historically there has been some uncertainty on the tax treatment...
06 December 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Section 73 of the VAT Act: The serious consequences of unlawful tax avoidance »
Author: Louis Botha (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr)   When disputing a tax debt, especially one involving the compl...

Corporate Tax
30 June 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Investment by a venture capital company »
Author: Gigi Nyanin (CDH) The South African Revenue Service (SARS) released Binding Private Ruling 274 (BPR 274)...
15 June 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Energy Efficiency Initiatives in South Africa »
Author: Claire Tucker (Bowmans) Power shortages and load shedding in the last years have galvanised South Africans...
17 May 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Increase of provisional tax estimates by SARS »
Authors: Annalie Pinch and David Marais (ENSafrica) In terms of paragraph 19(1)( b ) of the Fourth Schedule to the...
17 May 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Urban Development Zone allowances under the Income Tax Act »
Authors: Robert Gad and Jo-Paula Roman (ENSafrica) In line with international models, South Africa h...
08 May 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New SARS ruling pertaining to the restructuring of a property portfolio under the corporate rules »
Author: Mareli Treurnicht (CDH) On 11 April 2017, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) issued a new Binding Priv...

Individuals Tax
17 July 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Immigration, emigration and exchange control: What you need to know »
Author: Louis Botha (CDH) In the globalised world we live in, it has become more common for persons to immigrate to...
17 July 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
When proceeds accrue »
Author: Heinrich Louw (CDH) Judgment was delivered in the tax court on 30 May 2017 in the matter of  M v Commiss...
26 June 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ready or not, here comes CRS implementation »
Author: Lisa Brunton (CDH) In September  2013, the G20 endorsed the Organisation for Economic Cooperation an...
20 June 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The significance of South Africa signing multilateral convention to prevent BEPS in terms of pension »
Author: Magda Snyckers (ENSafrica) On 7 June 2017, South Africa was one of more than 70 countries that signed the Mu...
19 June 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Employees’ tax withholding obligations in respect of share incentive arrangements »
Author: Peter Dachs (ENSafrica) In terms of paragraph 2(1) of the Fourth Schedule to the Income Tax Act, 1962 (the...

SARS News & Tax Administration
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...
20 June 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS publishes draft notice to submit country-by-country, master file and local file returns »
Author: Scott Salusbury (ENSafrica) On 2 June 2017, the South African Revenue Service (“ SARS ”) published a draft...
12 June 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Important judgment on the constitutionality of retrospective legislation »
Authors: Jerome Brink and Emil Brincker (CDH) “Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that...
08 June 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
How to weather the tax storm »
Author: Nico Theron (Unicus Tax) Based on the latest report released by STATS SA, the South African economy has moved...
29 May 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Improvements to dispute resolution process »
Author: Gigi Nyanin (CDH) On 15  May 2017, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) released a statement on...

Capital Gains Tax
15 May 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax consequences of waiver of contractual rights »
Author: Ben Strauss (CDH) Capital gains tax (CGT) is levied on the disposal of an asset. The terms “disposal” and “a...
20 March 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax Court pronounces on the capital gains tax rules pertaining to the reduction of proceeds »
Author: Jerome Brink (CDH)   It is a general principle of South African income tax that a taxpayer is taxed...
22 November 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax consequences of the part waiver of a loan »
Authors: Heinrich Louw, Gigi Nyanin & Mark Morgan (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) Tax consequences of the part waive...
13 June 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Commercial property: three ways to save tax »
Author: Ben Strauss (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) The effective rate of capital gains tax (CGT) has increased dramatically in...
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...

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