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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 ( 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...
17 February 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax free investments are almost here »
Author: Mareli Treurnicht (DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) From 1 March 2015, natural persons will be allowed to make contrib...
13 February 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Draft issue 2 of Interpretation Note 63- Rules for translation of amounts in foreign currencies »
Author: SARS SARS has published issue 2 of Interpretation Note 63 on foreign currencies. The draft provides guidance on...
12 February 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Calls to increase VAT over income tax »
Author: Hanna Barry (Moneyweb) Far more cost effective, far less politically expedient. A one-percentage point incre...
12 February 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax hikes ‘will hurt cash-strapped consumers’ »
Author: Ntsakisi Maswanganyi (BDlive) Any significant tax changes, such as an increase in personal income taxes, will ma...
11 February 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax-free savings account vs retirement plan »
Author: Ingé Lamprecht (Moneyweb) What the numbers do (and don’t) tell you. Where does a tax-free savings acco...
09 February 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS's power to request relevant material »
Author: Mareli Treurnicht (DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) Section 46(1) of the Tax Administration Act, No 28 of 2011 (TAA) g...
09 February 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Voluntary disclosure programme: New turnaround time averaging 21 days »
Author: SARS The SARS voluntary disclosure programme (VDP) is administered under the Tax Administration Act, 2011.It aim...
05 February 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Transfer Pricing adjustments leading to withholding tax obligations »
Author: KPMG South Africa In terms of Section 31(3) of the Income Tax Act, any adjusted amount for transfer pricing and...
02 February 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Asset-for-share transactions and the assumption of (contingent) liabilities »
Author: Mareli Treurnicht (DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) The applicant was a locally listed resident company having various...
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)
Issue 5 of interpretation note 20: Additional deduction for learnership allowances »
Author: SARS SARS has published Issue 5 of Interpretation Note 20, which provides an additional deduction for learnershi...
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...
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...
21 January 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Good news for (late) provisional taxpayers »
Author: Joon Chong (Webber Wentzel) The Tax Administration Laws Amendment Act 44 of 2014 was published in the  Gove...
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...
15 January 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Changes to the income tax return for companies (“ITR14”) and individuals (“ITR12”) »
Author: KPMG South Africa  SARS recently announced that certain changes were introduced to the ITR14 in respect of...

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