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International News
12 September 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The BEPS effect - Has Lord Tomlin’s famous 1936 dictum become obsolete? »
Author: Candice Gibson (CDH) The last two centuries have seen courts handing down judgments wherein the House of Lord...
28 August 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
"There is a crack, a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in." »
Author: Lisa Brunton (CDH) In June 2017, during a ceremony hosted in Paris by the Organisation for Economic Co-operat...
16 August 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Retrospective country-by-country reporting and transfer pricing documentation requirements »
Author: Robyn Kantor (ENSafrica) South Africans who think that their tax burden is going to decrease because country...
16 August 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
South Africans working abroad – proposed removal of tax exemption »
Author: Jenny Klein (ENSafrica) On 19 July 2017, the South African National Treasury released the 2017 Draft Taxatio...
23 July 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Timing raises new questions over treaty with Gulf tax haven »
Author: Author: Graeme Hosken (Talk of the Town)   The Gupta family sought advice on how to move ten...

Transfer Pricing & International Tax
18 July 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Weekly transfer pricing roundup – 17 July 2017 »
Author: Marcus (Transfer Pricing) There was a lot of movement in transfer pricing and BEPS around Africa this week....
26 June 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Weekly transfer pricing roundup – 26 June 2017 »
Author: Marcus (Transfer Pricing) What a busy week it has been with the third meeting on the Inclusive Framework on...
19 June 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Weekly transfer pricing roundup – 19 June 2017 »
Author: Marcus (Transfer Pricing) Now that all the excitement of the signing of the MLIs is over, what does that mea...
28 September 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Global transfer pricing risk management »
Author: Okkie Kellerman (ENSafrica) The realities of the business environment in which multinational groups operate...
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...

Trusts
04 August 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Further amendments relating to share incentive trusts »
Author: Heinrich Louw (CDH) In 2015, several amendments were made to the Income Tax Act, No 58 of 1962 (Act) relating...
10 August 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Will trusts still be the way to go? The new section 7C proposed by the Draft Taxation Laws Amendment »
Authors: Emil Brincker and Louis Botha (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) For a number of years, National Treasury indicated that i...
02 August 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax Proposals to Hit Low Interest Loans to Trusts »
Author: David Warneke (BDO South Africa) Included in the Draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill of 2016 are far-reaching pro...
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...

Deceased estates and estate duty
15 February 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Introduction of section 7C to the Income Tax Act and its effect on estate planning »
Author: Ntebaleng Sekabate (ENSafrica) Over the years, a number of estate planning mechanisms have been employed by...
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...

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
29 March 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Diesel Fuel Tax Refund System »
Author: Zama Mgwedli (Shepstone & Wylie) Introduction The diesel refund scheme, providing for full or parti...
02 August 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
SA Sugar Tax Proposal - Not Such a Sweet Deal »
Author: Keelen Snyders (BDO South Africa) The Finance Minister announced a sugar tax on Sugar-sweetened Beverages (SSBs)...
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...

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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