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Employees' tax (PAYE)
04 April 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
PAGSA Newsflash 10-2018: Youth Employment Service Initiative (YES) »
Author: Rob Cooper (Payroll Authors of South Africa) In the words of our State President, “ youth unemployment … is p...
04 April 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
PAGSA Newsflash April 2018: Comments on PAYE BRS V17.0 »
Author: Rob Cooper (Payroll Authors of South Africa) The SARS Business Requirements Specification version 17.0.0 that...
06 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
PAGSA Newsflash March 2018: 2017 Tax Amendments »
Author: Rob Cooper (Payroll Authors of South Africa) The tax proposals made in each annual Budget review culminate in...
09 February 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Remuneration structuring – SCA endorses taxpayer scheme »
Author: PwC South Africa Ever since the Margo Commission recommended that there should be a uniform system for the dete...
05 October 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Disclosure to SARS and the treatment of pay-as-you-earn »
Authors: Nicole Paulsen and Gigi Nyanin (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) The disclosure to the South African Revenue Se...

TaxTalk Business
23 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Are you an Entrepreneur or a ‘Wantrepreneur?’ »
Author: Alex Pirouz (Entrepreneur Magazine)  It seems like everyone is calling themselves an entrepreneur these d...
23 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Certain over-65s may now have to pay provisional tax »
Author: Mark Bechard (Business Report) Amendments to the Income Tax Act that took effect on March 1 will af...
23 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Income protection tax change likely to affect your salary, benefits »
Author: Laura du Preez (Personal Finance) Life assurance companies have responded differently to the change in how inc...
23 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Make the most of tax-free savings »
Author: Lisa Steyn (Mail and Guardian) Finance houses have moved quickly to offer tax-free products made possible by...
23 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Provisional tax penalties made simpler – and harsher »
Author: Mark Bechard Some of the penalties imposed on provisional taxpayers who fail to meet their obligations have re...

Institute News
28 February 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
FAQ - 28 February 2018 »
Author: SAIT Technical 1. How do I treat input VAT on the purchase of a business vehicle? Q: The business...
21 February 2018   (3 Comments - view/add)
FAQ - 21 February 2018 »
Author: SAIT Technical 1. Can a church be classified as a PBO? Q: Is a church which has its own constitut...
14 February 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
FAQ - 14 February 2018 »
Author: SAIT Technical 1. Can an employee get a refund for PAYE calculated incorrectly? Q: In terms of th...
07 February 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
FAQ - 7 February 2018 »
Author: SAIT Technical 1. What are the implications if we do not receive a letter sent by SARS? Q: When...
31 January 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
FAQ - 31 January 2018 »
Author: SAIT Technical 1. When are CbC returns due? Q: What are the penalties for late submission/non-sub...

SARS operational & eFiling questions
16 July 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
How is transfer duty calculated when someone buys an interest in a property-owning company? »
Author: SAIT Technical Q: Would you please let me know the process for sorting out a transfer duty problem (deemed t...
16 July 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
When does prescription apply if SARS discover they never levied STC on an interest-free loan? »
Author: SAIT Technical Q: By when can SARS stop assessing interest-free debit loans with related entities and indivi...
16 July 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
What is the purpose of the questions appearing on the FTW01 SARS form? »
Author: SAIT Technical Q: A client is liable to complete a FTW01 form for foreign tax that was withheld in Zimbabwe...
30 June 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Must the VAT Notice of Registration show that a vendor is a farmer? »
Author: SAIT Technical Q: We registered three farming companies for VAT during May 2014 and SARS issued  a Notic...
30 June 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Can SARS request supporting documents over the phone? »
Author: SAIT Technical Q: I would just like to enquire whether SARS has entered into any form of agreement with SAIT...

Technical & tax law questions
12 August 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Are the rates charged by landlords to their tenants zero-rated? »
Author: SAIT Technical Q: The SARS directive for municipalities is specific that VAT is zero-rated, however landlords...
12 August 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Will the settlor of an “amnestied trust” pay CGT on the trust’s assets upon death? »
Author: SAIT Technical Q: I am dealing with a specific query regarding an "amnestied trust”. I would like to find out...
12 August 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Can you get the section 6B tax credit for medical expenses paid for a ‘cosmetic’ operation? »
Author: SAIT Technical Q: I have a client who underwent a procedure for which the medical aid scheme did not pay. It...
12 August 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Is there a capital gain on a non-business related damages payout received from a landlord? »
Author: SAIT Technical Q: Would a damages payout to an individual, received as a result of a negligent landlord, be...
12 August 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
What is the time of disposal (for CGT purposes) when a property is sold? »
Author: SAIT Technical Q : I have a client who has sold a property. The deed of sale was signed in November 2014 subj...

Parliamentary News
14 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Comment: Draft Amendments to Regulations prescribing electronic services »
Author: Parliamentary Monitoring Group The National Treasury and the South African Revenue Service (SARS) invites yo...
13 March 2018   (2 Comments - view/add)
PC Finance: Committee Report on 2018/19 Budget »
Author: Parliamentary Monitoring Group  The committee meeting  Committee Report on 2018/19 Budget &n...
06 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
2018 Budget: National Treasury response to public comments »
Author: Parliamentary Monitoring Group The Standing Committee on Finance and the Select Committee on Finance met to...
22 February 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
PC Finance: 2018 Budget: Treasury briefing; Minister & Deputy Minister of Finance Input »
Author: Parliamentary Monitoring Group The committee meeting  2018 Budget: Treasury briefing; Minister &...
29 September 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS presents to Parliament on Strategic and Annual Performance Plans »
Author: SARS On the 22 nd  of September 2015 SARS presented to the National Council of Provinces Finance Committee...

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