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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Author: SARS On the 27 th  of February 2015, SARS announced general notice 19 of 1997 been archived.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...
03 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Understatement penalties: Where is the prejudice to SARS? »
Authors: Seelan Moonsamy and Nada Kakaza (ENSafrica) The understatement penalty (" USP ”) regime introduc...
03 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
A low flat tax would be fair »
Author: Jasson Urbach (the Free Market Foundation) Hopefully Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene will do the right thin...
03 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Budget 2015: Motorists to cough up R17bn extra tax as Nene milks fuel levy »
Author: Alec Hogg (Biznews) It was easy to predict, except none of us did. Until today’s Budget Speech, South Africa’s t...
03 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wealthy individuals to pay more tax »
Author: Ingé Lamprecht (Moneyweb) ‘Tax relief for those earning less than R450 000 a year.’ Personal income t...
03 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Budget 2015: Nene doles out our tax fate »
Author: Thalia Holmes (Mail & Guardian)  Aside from the usual rise in sin taxes, petrol, electricity and incom...
03 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax-free savings: when should you invest? »
Author: Iafrica.com Changing South Africa’s bad savings culture will be no easy task but examples of other emerging mark...
03 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
‘Black Tax’ an invisible obstacle to equality »
Author: Zama Ndlovu (National Planning Commission) What is the appropriate "division of labour" between the public and t...
03 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Amendments to the rate per kilometre in respect of motor vehicles for section 8(1)(b)(ii) and (iii) »
Author: SARS On the 25 th   February 2015, SARS released a notice for the changes on the rates per kilometre f...
03 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
New daily rates in respect of meals and incidental costs for section 8(1)(a) purposes »
Author: SARS SARS released a notice in respect of meals and incidental costs on the 25 th  February 2015.  Th...
02 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Call for comment: Draft rates and monetary amounts and amendment of 2015 Revenue Laws Bill »
Author: SARS SARS released a draft on the amendments of the Revenue Laws Bill on the 25th of February 2015. The Rates B...
02 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Interest deduction limits on debts owed to nonresidents »
Author: PwC South Africa Section 23M of the Income Tax Act, which provides for interest deduction limitations on debts...
02 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Increase in individual tax rates »
Author: Ruaan van Eeden (DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) The long anticipated increase in individual tax rates finally materi...
02 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cancellation of contracts does not result in a reduction »
Author: Emil Brincker (DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) To the extent that a contract is cancelled, it is expected that the pa...
02 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Section 9c 'safe harbour' rules expanded »
Author: Andrew Lewis (DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) Section 9C of the Income Tax Act came into operation on 1 October 2007...
02 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
South Africans punished for govt's poor financial management »
Author: Dr Dion George (DA Shadow Minister of Finance) DA MP says Minister Nene should have taken bold steps to cut was...
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...
25 February 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
New SARS webpage dealing with the withholding tax on interest »
Author: SARS The withholding tax on interest is a tax charged on interest paid (on or after 1 March 2015) by any person t...
24 February 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Why the negativity about tax-free savings? »
Author: Ingé Lamprecht (Moneyweb) Long-awaited final regulations published. I have been quite surprised by some...
24 February 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax Free Savings and Investment Accounts effective from 1 March 2015 »
Author: SARS National Treasury issued a Media Statement on Friday 20 February 2015 to indicate that the Minister ha...
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...
23 February 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Requests for relevant material: A delicate balance between SARS’ powers and taxpayer’s rights »
Author: Jerome Brink (ENSafrica) The world economy is still in a fragile state and battling to gain momentum a...
23 February 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Love Is Blind - the Youth Wage Subsidy and the South African Media »
Author: Doron Isaacs (Equal Education) Some media houses are cheerleading for the youth wage subsidy, despite the availa...
23 February 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Analysing the new tax-free savings account: How much will you actually save? »
Author: Seugnet van der Merwe (Nedgroup Investments) With the reality of the tax-free savings accounts (TFSA) around th...
20 February 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Will revenue collections be increased through increases in personal taxes? »
Author: Anthea Scholtz (Deloitte) Both the president and the Minister of Finance (in his 2014 Medium Term Budget Po...
20 February 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Matthew Lester: The uncomfortable dilemma facing Nhlanhla Nene (with video) »
Author: Matthew Lester (Biznews.com) Ten years ago a ticket to attend the National Budget speech was more socially prize...
20 February 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Launch of tax-free savings accounts imminent »
Author: Ingé Lamprecht (Moneyweb) Worth considering long-term benefits. National Treasury this week dismissed...
19 February 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Travel allowance – debunking the myths »
Author: PwC South Africa In a recent judgment handed down in the Gauteng Tax Court (Tax Case No. 12984, judgment delive...
17 February 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
New banking details section on efiling when registering new taxpayers »
Author: SARS SARS has created some additions to banking details on eFilling. SARS have now included a section where you...
17 February 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
On the money: Tax hikes to temper tax-free savings »
Author: Stuart Theobald (BDlive) Nerves at the Treasury will be on edge ahead of the budget speech to be delivered next...
17 February 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS guide on submitting an objection or appeal via eFiling »
Author: SARS SARS has released a guide on how to submit an objection or appeal via eFiling. Please  click here &nb...

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