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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...
01 December 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
No evidence justifying penalty »
Author: Heinrich Louw (DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) Judgment was handed down in the Tax Court on 18 November 2014 in the c...
28 November 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
VAT is the elephant in tax-policy room »
Author: Amanda Visser (BDlive) The Davis Tax Committee is expected to release its report and findings on base erosion an...
27 November 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
AB (Pty) Ltd v CSARS, case number 1132 - Johannesburg Tax Court delivered on 18 November 2014 »
Author: Joon Chong (Webber Wentzel) In this case, the Tax Court was called upon to decide an appeal against the levy of...
18 November 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS sets out to harpoon juggernauts »
Author: Lisa Steyn (Mail & Guardian)   Tax hunter wants its cut of the offshore windfall from online sales, as...
18 November 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Good VAT-news from SARS »
Author: Cliff Watson (Grant Thornton Johannesburg) Repeal of zero rating for farmers We alerted our readers of t...
04 November 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
R900bn collected – tax statistics »
Author: SA government news service The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has collected R900-billion in the 2013/14 fi...
24 October 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Experts not overly surprised by tax ‘bomb’ »
Author: Amanda Visser (BDlive) Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has dropped the bomb by announcing that government will...
13 October 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Value-added tax and entertainment »
Author: Heinrich Louw (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) It is well-established that, in terms of section 17(2)(a) of the Value-...
08 October 2014   (1 Comment - view/add)
TC-VAT 1015 SG – 29 September 2014 »
Author: Erich Bell (SAIT Acting Head of Tax Technical) Introduction This case is an appeal against Value-Added Tax as...
02 October 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
New VAT rules may negatively affect farmers’ cash flows »
Author: Cliff Watson (Grant Thornton) Usually, farmers are registered to pay VAT on a six-monthly cycle. This means...
22 September 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
An update on the streamlining of the VAT registration process »
Author: Heinrich Louw (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) The Taxation Laws Amendment Act, No. 31 of 2013 (TLAA) introduced legislat...
17 September 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
AD CC v CSARS DTC VAT 1069 (25 July 2014) »
Author: Pieter Faber (SAIT Technical Executive: Tax Law & Policy) This case is an appeal against the imposition of a...
15 August 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Supreme Court of Appeal admonishes the South African Revenue Service »
Author: Beric Croome  Under the provisions of the Tax Administration Act, the Commissioner: South African Revenue S...
04 August 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rectification of an agreement in order to secure zero-rated VAT »
Author: PWC South Africa The issue before the court in Milner Street Properties (Pty) Ltd v Eckstein Properties (P...
21 July 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Value-Added Tax and the disposal of a partnership interest to the remaining partner »
Author: Andrew Lewis (DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) It appears that there is often uncertainty whether the transfer o...
17 July 2014   (1 Comment - view/add)
SARS must not bully audited taxpayers »
Authors: Andrew Wellsted and Rivalani Mutshinya (NortonRoseFulbright) A recent appeal case South African Revenue Service...
14 July 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
VAT considerations between developers and owners of land »
Author: Carmen Moss-Holdstock (DLACliffeDekkerHofmeyr) Where a registered vendor for Value-added Tax (VAT) purposes disp...
02 June 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
New regulations for the zero rating of indirect exports »
Author: Carmen Moss-Holdstock (CliffeDekkerHofmeyr) Background  The Value-Added Tax (VAT) rules relating to the...
29 May 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
VAT implications on waived or reduced debts and business rescue plans »
Author:  Anton Kriel (Grant Thornton)    In the ordinary course of business, creditors often reduce or w...
02 May 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
The VAT registration amendments: will these changes streamline the registration process? »
Author: Varusha Moodaley (ENS) The Taxation Laws Amendment Act, No 31 of 2013 introduced amendments to the VAT registra...
02 April 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Final electronic services regulation published »
Author: National Treasury National Treasury today publishes the final Regulations that give effect to the amendments&nbs...
03 March 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax invoices, credit and debit notes - time limits are set »
Author: Carmen Moss-Holdstock (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) An amendment has been proposed in the 2014 Budget Speech relat...
12 February 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Workshop for draft regulations prescribing 'electronic services' for VAT purposes »
Author: National Treasury and SARS Legal and Policy The draft regulations prescribing electronic services for the purpos...

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