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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Author: SARS On the 27 th  of February 2015, SARS announced general notice 19 of 1997 been archived.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...
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...

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