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Individuals Tax
11 May 2015   (3 Comments - view/add)
Reducing tax by using arbitrage »
Author: Ben Strauss (DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) With effect from 1 March 2015, the highest marginal income tax rate for...
06 May 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Regulation to determine “retail market value” for the determined value of a motor vehicle »
Author: SARS SARS issued ​a regulation under items (a) and (c) of the definition of "determined value" in paragraph 7(1)...
04 May 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Finance Minister withdraws implementation of UIF principle »
Author: National Treasury The Minister of Finance has withdrawn the implementation of the UIF proposal to reduce the con...
22 April 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Recent case law regarding the employees’ tax implications of a company car scheme in the spotlight »
Author: Jenny Klein (ENSafrica) A recent case heard in the Gauteng Tax Court has highlighted the nature of an employee’s...
20 April 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Updated ABC of CGT for Individuals (Issue 8) & Companies (Issue 6) »
Author: SARS Please click on the relevant link below to open the updated guides (15 April 2015): The ABC of Capital G...
17 April 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Make your tax-free savings sweat »
Author: Ingé Lamprecht (Citizen) Tax-free savings accounts offer South Africans the opportunity to invest up to...
10 April 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
New inclusions on SARS website regarding banking detail changes »
Author: SARS Changes have been effected to the SARS page dealing with banking detail changes. Please click on the releva...
02 April 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Call for comment: Draft guide on the taxation of foreigners working in South Africa »
Author: SARS SARS published the Draft guide on the taxation of foreigners working in South Africa on the 31 st  of...
02 April 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Finance Minister extends consultation on UIF proposal by one month »
Author: National Treasury The Minister of Finance has agreed to a one-month extension in the consultation process on the...
31 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Proposed tax changes to company cars »
Author:  Doné Howell (Grant Thornton Johannesburg) With the continued review of tax legislation, whethe...
31 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Deferred delivery share schemes under scrutiny »
Author: Barry Visser (Grant Thornton Johannesburg) The Supreme Court of Appeal judgement of Commissioner for SARS v...
30 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dates by which an employer must render a return (EMP 501) »
Author: SARS SARS published Notice No. 262 in Government Gazette No. 38618 on the 27 th  of March 2015. This Notic...
30 March 2015   (1 Comment - view/add)
UIF relief for taxpayers »
Author: DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr On 25 February 2015, the Minister of Finance, Nhlanhla Nene, delivered the 2015 Budget...
30 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Call for comment: Draft Interpretation Note on maintenance orders and the tax-on-tax principle »
Author: SARS SARS issued this draft Interpretation Note for public comment on the 26 th  of March 2015. This draft...
24 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS ruling on improvements on land by a sub-lessee »
Author: eProp Commercial Property News The South African Revenue Service (SARS) was recently called upon to make a...
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...
18 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
I’m not putting my money into tax-free savings accounts »
Author: Matthew Lester (Biznews.com) Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene’s new tax-free savings accounts have been widely we...
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)
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...
09 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Approval of final notice and regulations for tax free investments »
Author: Mareli Treurnicht (DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) On 20 February 2015, National Treasury issued a media statement in...
09 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Farmer’s produce ‘held and not disposed of’ by him at year-end »
Author: PwC South Africa Does a farmer’s produce ‘held and not disposed of’ by him at year-end include produce that has...
09 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
The valuation of their trading stock by share dealers – the 2011 amendments to the Income Tax Act »
Author: PwC South Africa Share dealers – that is to say, persons who trade in shares and whose holdings of shares are c...
09 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 affect ce...
09 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tables A and B of the average exchange rates updated »
Author: SARS On the 6 th  of March 2015, SARS announced table A and table B of the average exchange rate has been u...
09 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Notice of persons who may apply for registration or licensing now include a public officer »
Author: SARS On the 6 th  of March 2015, SARS released notice R.178. The notice deals with amendment of rules of p...
09 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax-free savings accounts with equity exposure »
Author: Moneyweb What are my options if I want to invest in a tax-free savings account with equity exposure? Some Money...
09 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Call for comment: draft notice on proposed temporary reduction of UIF contributions »
Author: SARS SARS published a notice on the proposed temporary reduction of UIF contributions on the 6 th  of March...
09 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Reportable arrangements »
Author: ENSafrica The reportable arrangements provisions contained in section 34 to 39 of the Tax Administration Act ha...
09 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Income tax update »
Author: ENSafrica Changes to dividend exemption Two of the provisos to the dividend exemption contained in section 1...
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...
04 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Exit charges on taking money out of SA ‘not a tax’ »
Author: Franny Rabkin (BDlive) The "dominant purpose" of charging people when they move their money out of SA was to dis...
03 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Notice on purchase of more than one annuity at retirement has become obsolete »
Author: SARS On the 27 th  of February 2015, SARS announced general notice 19 of 1997 been archived. The noti...
03 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Notice of persons required to submit tax returns »
Author: SARS On the 27 th  of February 2015, SARS released notice 169. The notice deals with returns to be su...
03 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
The introduction of withholding tax on interest - When is interest due and payable? »
Authors: Nicolette Smit and Chris de Bruyn (ENSafrica) With effect from 1 March 2015, withholding tax on interest will b...

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