Print Page
News & Press
Filter news by category:

Read about recent events, essential information and the latest community news.

Displaying page 3 of 6
1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6

24 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Inside SA’s great tax revolt »
Author: Ruan Jooste (Rand Daily Mail) Fed up with rising imposts and wasteful state expenditure, taxpayers may be on th...
24 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
High Court overrules tax court on input VAT claim on sponsorships »
Author: Prof Peter Surtees (Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa) If a taxpayer receives money, goods and services from s...
16 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
The VAT treatment of joint venture interests »
Author: DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr Substantial uncertainty has arisen over the last few months pursuant to the Value-adde...
13 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS guide on taxation in South Africa (2014/2015) »
Author: SARS SARS published  a guide on taxation in SA on  12 March 2015. This is a general guide provid...
13 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
BGR 26 - VAT treatment of the supply and importation of herbs »
Author: SARS SARS published binding general ruling 26 on 12 March 2015. This BGR sets out the VAT treatment applic...
13 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Call for comment: Draft BGR on the VAT treatment of the supply and importation of fruit vegetables »
Author: SARS SARS published  a draft binding general ruling on the  12 th  of March 2015. This BGR...
13 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Interpretation Note 81 - Supply of goods and services by professional hunters and taxidermists »
Author: SARS SARS published  Interpretation Note 81 on 12  March 2015. This Interpretation Note explains...
09 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS blown up by its own landmine »
Author: PwC South Africa William Shakespeare , in his celebrated tragedy, Hamlet, painted the graphic analogy of...
04 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Van der Merwe, LDR N.O & 5 others v UTI South Africa (Pty) Ltd & Others - HC 11033 DBN »
Author: Pieter Faber (SAIT)  Van der Merwe, LDR N.O & 5 others v UTI South Africa (Pty) Ltd & Others - HC...
04 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Income tax issues: The problem lies in reducing expenditure, not increasing income »
Author: Ian de Lange (Seed Investments) Last week, the South African Minister of Finance tabled the government budget in...
04 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Davis warns VAT increases are ‘not off agenda for good’ »
Author: Ntsakisi Maswanganyi (BDlive) Just because value-added tax (VAT) was not raised in this year’s budget did not me...
03 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
VAT unchanged at 14% »
Author: Ingé Lamprecht (The Citizen) Despite considerable speculation that Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene would...
02 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Foreign electronic services »
Author: DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr In a recent report by the Davis Tax Committee, recommendations were made in order for...
02 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Budget speech 2015 highlights »
Author: National Treasury Minister of Finance, Nhlanhla Nene, presented the Budget Speech 2015 on the 25th February 2015...
23 February 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Budget speech: Who to tax? »
Author: Jac Laubscher (Sanlam) Next week’s National Budget will be the first since 1994 that will require increased taxe...
20 February 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Uber’s SA competitors cry foul »
Author: Lloyd Gedye (TechCentral) Rivals say the taxi service is using illicit loopholes to dodge paying tax and o...
20 February 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Matthew Lester: The uncomfortable dilemma facing Nhlanhla Nene (with video) »
Author: Matthew Lester ( Ten years ago a ticket to attend the National Budget speech was more socially prize...
19 February 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Revenue shortfalls will put tax mix on budget agenda »
Author: Hilary Joffe (BDlive) As economists and tax experts vie to be the first to get in with their budget predictions,...
19 February 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Could banks become VAT collection agents? »
Author: Ingé Lamprecht (Moneyweb) Budget may speak to tax leakage in digital economy. In an effort to address...
17 February 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
The SCA rules that a vendor who fails to pay over VAT to SARS does not commit common law theft »
Author: PwC South Africa The Supreme Court of Appeal rules that a vendor who fails to pay over VAT to SARS does not com...
13 February 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Morality at play for South African taxpayers »
A uthor: Amanda Visser (BDlive) Paying taxes is a value proposition. If taxpayers are getting value for their money, th...
12 February 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Calls to increase VAT over income tax »
Author: Hanna Barry (Moneyweb) Far more cost effective, far less politically expedient. A one-percentage point incre...
09 February 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Draft tariff and rule amendments relating to schedule no. 6 of the Customs and Excise Act »
Author: SARS The amendments proposed are as follows: Draft notes to schedule no. 6  The word "item" is replace...
09 February 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Call for comment: Draft tariff amendment in relation to customs duty refunds »
Author: SARS Draft tariff amendment in relation to customs duty refunds on certain spirituous beverages . SARS has pro...
09 February 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Call for comment: Proposed changes to the customs duty deferment scheme »
Author: SARS The deferment of payment of customs duties is in terms of section 39(1) of the Customs and Excise Act, 1964...
04 February 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Additional taxes are in the pipeline »
Author: Wiseman Khuzwayo (Business Report) The government may decide to impose a R12 billion additional tax to reduce n...
02 February 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Changes to criteria considered by SARS when suspending payment of tax »
Author: Heinrich Louw (DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) Previously, s164(3) of the TAA provided that a senior SARS official ma...
02 February 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Could capital gains tax be increased? »
Author: Ingé Lamprecht (Moneyweb) How government is likely to plug its fiscal deficit. Finance minister Nhlanh...
02 February 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
SA’s rich ‘likely to bear brunt of expected tax increases’ »
Author: Ntsakisi Maswanganyi (BDlive) Having already announced a raft of austerity measures five months into his po...
26 January 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Confusion regarding interpretation »
Author: Heinrich Louw (DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) In this matter, a registered vendor for purposes of Value-added Tax (V...
26 January 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Temporary rental of units – extension of cut-off date »
Author: Emil Brincker (DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) Where developers are unable to sell their units and decide to find a t...
19 January 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Relationship between a VAT vendor and SARS »
Author: Heinrich Louw (DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) The Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) recently handed down judgment in the...
14 January 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Director of Public Prosecutions, Western Cape v Parker (103/14) [2014] ZASCA 223 (12 December 2014) »
Author: Erich Bell (SAIT) Introduction This case is an appeal from the Western Cape High Court and considers whethe...
08 January 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
AB CC v CSARS VAT 1005 GTC 9 Dec 2014 »
Author: Pieter Faber (SAIT) Introduction This is an appeal to the Gauteng division of the Tax Court by the vendor f...
07 January 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS ‘already fighting tax erosion’ »
Authors: Linda Ensor and Amanda Visser (BDlive) The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has already begun to tackle th...

Displaying page 3 of 6
1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6



Section 240A of the Tax Administration Act, 2011 (as amended) requires that all tax practitioners register with a recognized controlling body before 1 July 2013. It is a criminal offense to not register with both a recognized controlling body and SARS.

  • Tax Practitioner Registration Requirements & FAQ's
  • Rate Our Service

    Membership Management Software Powered by YourMembership  ::  Legal