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Tax24.mobi - Daily News
25 July 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Good news for employers: increase in thresholds for exemption of employer-provided bursaries »
Authors: Mark Morgan and Gigi Nyanin (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) On 8 July 2016, the National Treasury (Treasury) released t...
25 July 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Where there’s smoke there’s fire (and carbon tax) – National Treasury releases the Draft Regulations »
Authors: Louis Botha and Heinrich Louw (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) In November 2015, the Draft Carbon Tax Bill (Draft Bill)...
24 March 2016   (0 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   (1 Comment - 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...

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
15 June 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
The VAT implications of interest-free credit »
Author: Gerhard Badenhorst (ENSafrica) It is the long-standing practice of traders and service providers to grant custo...
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...

Corporate Tax
27 July 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Where there’s smoke there’s fire (and carbon tax) – National Treasury releases the Draft Regulation »
Authors: Louis Botha and Heinrich Louw (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) In November 2015, the Draft Carbon Tax Bill (Draft Bill)...
18 July 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Exchange control circular issued in respect of special voluntary disclosure programme »
Author: Mareli Treurnicht (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) On 13 July 2016 the Financial Surveillance Department (FinSurv) of th...
11 July 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
About mines and houses: a ruling on expenditure incurred to implement a housing scheme »
Authors: Heinrich Louw and Louis Botha (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) In our Alert of 29 April 2016, we discussed the Ruling d...
27 June 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Reinstatement of a deregistered company in the context of an amalgamation transaction »
Author: Heinrich Louw (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) The South African Revenue Service recently released Binding Private Rulin...
15 June 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Crowdfunding and tax – two’s company, three’s a crowd »
Authors: Michael Reifarth and Yani van der Merwe There has been a rapid expansion of the crowdfunding industry during t...

Individuals Tax
25 July 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Good news for employers: increase in thresholds for exemption of employer-provided bursaries »
Authors: Mark Morgan and Gigi Nyanin (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) On 8 July 2016, the National Treasury (Treasury) released t...
20 July 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Proposed tax changes for share schemes: Double tax for no good reason? »
Author: Patricia Williams (Bowman Gilfillan) The 2016 Draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill (TLAB) and 2016 Draft Taxation...
13 June 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
In vino veritas: an important case for the wine farming industry »
Authors: Louis Botha and Heinrich Louw (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) The South African wine industry is internationally renown...
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...

SARS News & Tax Administration
29 June 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Filing season made easy with eFiling »
Author: SARS Tax Season is upon us and it vital contribution to our country’s tax system. It represents the single big...
28 June 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Requests by SARS for relevant material »
Author: PwC South Africa A recent dispute that was heard in the High Court in the Eastern Cape has shed light on the po...
23 June 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Individual Taxpayers no longer able to make changes or updates to prepopulated IRP5 »
Author: SARS Further to our earlier communication to employers in this regard, we want to draw your attention to the f...
22 June 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax Season 2016 for Individuals »
Author: SARS 1 July 2016  is the start of the 2016 Tax Season for Individuals. Be ready. We’re ready, South Afric...
30 May 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
“Exceptional Circumstances” when objecting to an assessment »
Author: Keelen Snyders (BDO South Africa) A recent tax case highlighted the importance of taxpayers gaining an unde...

Capital Gains Tax
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...
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...

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