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International News
19 May 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pension funds and BEPS »
Author: Magda Snyckers (ENSafrica) Is the current international tax focus on base erosion and profit shifting ("BEPS”) r...
19 May 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Can a controlled foreign company have more than one foreign business establishment? »
Authors: Carmen Gers and Chris de Bruyn (ENSafrica) In terms of the South African controlled foreign company ("CFC") leg...
19 May 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Update on the taxation of South African dividends to the Netherlands »
Authors: Stephan Spamer and Howmera Parak (ENSafrica) In 2014 and 2015, ENSafrica published two articles on the "most fa...
09 May 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Interpreting the language in a double taxation agreement »
Author: PwC South  Africa With the steady erosion of international boundaries in commerce, South African resident...
03 May 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Electronic format for the exchange of CbC reports released »
Author: Arnaaz Camay (ENSafrica) On 22 March 2016, the Organisation for Economic Development and Co-operation ("OECD”) r...

Transfer Pricing & International Tax
11 April 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Treatment of transfer pricing secondary adjustments in SA »
Author: Grant Thornton South Africa South Africa amended its transfer pricing secondary adjustment regulations, effecti...
01 March 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
OECD releases discussion draft on the treaty residence of pension funds »
Author: OECD Public comments are invited on a  discussion draft  that includes proposals for changes to the OE...
01 March 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Regional meeting in Dakar on the implementation of the BEPS Project »
Author: OECD On 22-23 February 2016, a regional network meeting on the implementation of the BEPS package was held in Da...
01 March 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
All interested countries and jurisdictions to be invited to join global efforts »
Author: OECD The OECD today agreed a new framework that would allow all interested countries and jurisdictions to join i...
09 February 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Kenya becomes the 94th jurisdiction to join the most powerful multilateral instrument »
Author: OECD Kenya today signed the  Multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters . K...

Trusts
23 February 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Settlors beware: Control over the assets of a trust »
Authors: Robert Gad and Alexa Muller (ENSafrica) The establishment of an offshore discretionary trust ("the Trust”) by a...
30 November 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Taxation of trusts in the future »
Author: Heinrich Louw (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) Earlier this year the Davis Tax Committee (DTC) released its first report...
02 November 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Amendments to the tax treatment of disposals by incentive trusts »
Author: Heinrich Louw (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) Generally, where an employer establishes a trust to hold certain shares f...
26 October 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Changes to the Income Tax Return for Trusts »
Author: Mareli Treurnicht (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has amended the ITR12T form,...
23 October 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
BPR 209: Dividends tax: Distribution of dividends to employees through a discretionary trust »
Author: SARS This ruling determines whether dividends tax is to be withheld from the dividends to be distributed in cash...

Deceased estates and estate duty
25 January 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Estate duty implications for non-resident individual investors in South African assets »
Author: Heinrich Louw (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) On 21 January 2016, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) issued Bindin...
17 November 2015   (1 Comment - view/add)
Landlords can grow rich in their sleep »
Author: Grant Thornton Land ownership in South Africa is a contentious issue and fodder for many debates. However, owni...
17 November 2015   (1 Comment - view/add)
Davis Tax Committee – the true value of marriage »
Author: Doné Howell (Grant Thornton Johannesburg) The recent  report on estate duty  from the Davi...
02 September 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
DTC call for oral comments on first interim report on estate duty »
Author: The Davis Tax Committee The Davies Tax Committee (DTC) is inviting oral comments on the First Interim Report on...
29 July 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Taxation of trusts revisited »
Author: Hanneke Farrand (ENSafrica) The Davis Tax Committee's First Interim Report on Estate Duty ("DTC Report”) was rel...

Latest Tax Bills
11 January 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Taxation Bills (2015) signed into law »
Author: National Treasury On the 8th January 2016 the President of the Republic of South Africa have signed Act No. 23 o...
07 December 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Statement on Implementation of Tax Harmonisation of Retirement Fund Contributions and Benefits »
Author: National Treasury National Treasury has released a media statement that the tax harmonisation reforms for retire...
07 December 2015   (1 Comment - view/add)
Statement on Implementation of Tax Harmonisation of Retirement Fund Contributions and Benefits »
Author: National Treasury National Treasury has released a media statement that the tax harmonisation reforms for retire...
01 December 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Taxation Laws Amendment Bill »
Authors: SARS The Taxation Laws Amendment A and B Bills were approved by the Standing Committee on Finance on 25 Novembe...
03 November 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Draft Carbon Tax Bill for public comment »
Author: National Treasury The National Treasury has publishes the Draft Carbon Tax Bill for public comment. Briefly, the...

Customs and Excise
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...
10 November 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Draft Rule Amendment of section 120 – Currency conversions for determining value of goods exported »
Author: SARS The proposed rule amendment extends currency conversion to the value of goods exported if that value is exp...
10 November 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Termination of anti-dumping duties on solar glass »
Author: SARS SARS has issued an amendment to the Customs and Excise Act regarding the termination of anti-dumping duties...
04 November 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Substitution of anti-dumping item - Anti-dumping duty on garlic »
Author: SARS There has been a substitution of anti-dumping items 202.02/0703.20 and 202.02/0712.90.90 to increase the ra...
04 November 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Substitution of tariff subheadings - Customs duty on sugar »
Author: SARS A substitution of tariff subheadings has been issued to increase the rates of customs duty on sugar from 24...

SARS: Eastern Cape
22 June 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
News for SARS Eastern Cape region »
Author: SAIT Technical Feedback from the prior meeting: 1. Technical expertise will be available in PE once a month t...
27 May 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS e@syFile training and support schedule for Eastern and Western Cape »
Author: SARS SARS has provided a schedule with the dates showing when a consultant will be available to assist tax pract...
16 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
EFiling and E@syfile regional support in Port Elizabeth and East London on 30-31 March 2015 »
Author: SARS Please be advised that a SARS consultant will be available at the Port Elizabeth and East London branche...
22 January 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS PE stakeholders meeting »
Author: SARS  SARS held an operational meeting on the 5th of November 2014 to address operational concerns experien...
08 September 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS PE stakeholders meeting »
Author: SARS On 20 August 2014 there was a SARS Port Elizabeth Stakeholders meeting and feedback was provided on agenda...

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