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13 January 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
The treatment of foreign pensions »
Author: Emil Brincker (DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) In terms of s10(1)(gC)(ii) of the Income Tax Act, No 58 of 1962 (Act)...
12 January 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax amendments: substantive changes limited »
Author: Ernest Mazansky (Werksmans Attorneys) 2014’s Taxation Law Amendment Bill and Tax Administration Laws Amendment B...
12 January 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Malicious reporting »
Author: Luther Lebelo (SARS) The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has noticed with disappointment a tendency by some...
12 January 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Meaning of “due and payable” for purposes of the interest withholding tax provisions »
Author: Robyn Berger (KPMG) As of  1 March 2015 , interest payable by South African residents to or for the be...
12 January 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Meaning of “due and payable” for purposes of the interest withholding tax provisions »
Author: Robyn Berger (KPMG) As of  1 March 2015 , interest payable by South African residents to or for the be...
09 January 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Warning from Keith Engel: SA seeing “beginnings of a tax revolt” »
Author: BizNews Unusually, taxation has gotten into the front of the news queue lately. On the one side there is growin...
09 January 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
The tax implications of emigrating »
Author: Patrick Cairns (Moneyweb) In this article Tracy Muller from Nedbank Private Wealth answers a question from...
08 January 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Avoiding fiscal cliff will have taxpayers staggering »
Authors: Jannie Rossouw, Fanie Joubert and Adèle Breytenbach  Our research on SA’s fiscal position, published in th...
08 January 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS boss suspended again after court relief »
Author: Natasha Marrian (BDlive) The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has upped the ante in its bid to discipline it...
06 January 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS has reached its limit of effective collection »
Author: Loane Sharp (BDlive) In a new series of TV advertisements called "Paranoia", the South African Revenue Service (...
06 January 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS has reached its limit of effective collection »
Author: Loane Sharp (BDlive) In a new series of TV advertisements called "Paranoia", the South African Revenue Service (...
06 January 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Exemption of foreign pensions received by South African residents »
Author: Emil Brincker (DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) Over the past few years there has been uncertainty surrounding the cir...
06 January 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Deferral of the implementation of the electronic tax compliance status system »
Author: Emil Brincker (DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) Tax clearance certificates (TCCs) are issued by the South African Reve...
11 December 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Security SPVS and tax neutrality »
Author: Betsie Strydom (Bowman Gilfillan) Does the judgment in Capstone 556 (Pty) Ltd v CSARS [2014] jol 32201(wcc...
09 December 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
5.32 million tax returns submitted in 2014 tax season »
Author: Kristy Jooste (Cape Business News) A total of 5.32 million income tax returns were submitted in the 2014 tax sea...
08 December 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Suspensions raise fears SARS could miss targets »
Author: Linda Ensor (BDlive) Instability within the South African Revenue Service (SARS) has prompted fears about its ab...
08 December 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax professionals back SARS suspensions »
Author: SAPA The South African Institute of Tax Professionals (SAIT) on Friday welcomed the SA Revenue Service's decisi...
08 December 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Professional tax advice vital in mitigation of penalties and interest »
  Author: Andrew Lewis (DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) Judgment was handed down in the Tax Court on 18 November 2014 in...
01 December 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Interpretation of fiscal legislation »
Author: Emil Brincker (DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr)   The judgment of the Supreme Court of Appeal in  Commissione...
27 November 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax in SA: who is paying? »
Author: BusinessTech New data from StasSA finds that government received less tax from businesses in 2012/13 than it did...
26 November 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Taxman flexing his muscles »
Author: Ingé Lamprecht The South African Revenue Service (Sars) is flexing its muscles to preserve assets t...
19 November 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS exempts pensions from outside SA »
Author: Amanda Visser (BDlive) Pensions received while working abroad are now exempt from tax in SA, following a recent...
19 November 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
What is simulation really? »
Author: Emil Brincker (DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) Since the judgment of the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) in  CSARS...
19 November 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pensions received by SA residents from SA pension funds for services rendered partly abroad »
Author: Jenny Klein (ENSafrica) Many South Africans spend significant periods of time working outside the country. Due t...
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)
Proposed tax changes to restraint of trade payments »
Author: Douglas Gaul (Grant Thornton Johannesburg) Paragraph (cA) of the definition of gross income was introduced...
18 November 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax hikes will hurt economy, says Lamberti »
var addthis_exclude = 'print, email'; Author: Chris Barron (BDlive) Mark Lamberti, the CEO of logistics gian...
17 November 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
McLaren Motor racing team cannot deduct a penalty not incurred wholly and exclusively »
Author:  Emil Brincker (DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) McLaren Motor racing team cannot deduct a penalty not incurred...
14 November 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax obligation ‘could be met with labour’ »
Author: Amanda Visser (BDlive) Winston Churchill maintained that no idea was so outlandish that it should not be conside...
13 November 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Western Cape high court rules on purpose of preservation orders »
Author: Beric Croome (Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs Inc.) Section 163 of the Tax Administration Act 28 of 2011 ("TAA”) provi...
13 November 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
The go-between »
Author: Kari Lagler (Iol) This article was first published in the third-quarter 2014 edition of Personal Finance magazi...
13 November 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Small business owners ‘need support with handling tax affairs’ »
Author: Amanda Visser (BDlive) The cost of regulatory compliance for small businesses and entrepreneurs in SA is "prohib...
12 November 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
World Bank tax study holds important lessons for SA »
Author: Hilary Joffe (BDlive) You've heard of the Gini coefficient. But have you heard of the Kakwani index? The index m...
06 November 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Property buyers: Don’t pay the seller’s old rates without legal advice! »
Author: Chris Fick & Associates  You buy your dream house but are shocked to learn that (a) the seller sti...
04 November 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Four key trends from SARS’ tax statistics »
Author: Ingé Lamprecht (Moneyweb) Efficiency improves, but young and old vulnerable. Almost 95% of income tax...

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