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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...
04 November 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Reserve Bank reels from Shuttleworth’s victory in the Supreme Court of Appeal for the repayment »
Author: PwC South Africa In 1999 Mark Shuttleworth, a South African born entrepreneur, sold his internet consultancy co...
04 November 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wearing glasses in the eyes of SARS »
Author: Mark Bechard (Iol) The fact that you wear glasses or contact lenses does not in itself mean you have a physical...
03 November 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS guide on the new dispute resolution rules »
Author: Andrew Lewis (DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) The rules, promulgated on 11 July 2014 (new Rules), replaced the rules...
28 October 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Implementation of tax related retirement reforms delayed for two years »
Authors: Hanneke Farrand and Jenny Klein New tax provisions relating to retirement fund contributions wer...
28 October 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Retirement reforms postponement, what next? »
Author: Beatrie Gouws (KPMG South Africa) In 2013, Government enacted phase one of the Retirement Reform in the Inc...
28 October 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Important changes to section 23M of the Income Tax Act (ITA) »
Authors: Barry Ger and Lesley Isherwood (KPMG South Africa) The Taxation Laws Amendment Bill (TLAB), tabled in parliamen...
28 October 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Important changes to section 23M of the Income Tax Act (ITA) »
Authors: Barry Ger and Lesley Isherwood (KPMG South Africa) The Taxation Laws Amendment Bill (TLAB), tabled in parliamen...
27 October 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Proposed changes to secondary transfer pricing adjustment – further developments »
Author: Heinrich Louw (DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) We have previously reported on the draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill...
27 October 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
ID theft among issues in tax ombud's report »
Author: Angelque Arde (Iol) Cases of e-filing fraud, identity theft and the wrongful classification of taxpayers a...
24 October 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Inequality: Is tax the right tool? »
Author: Gillian Jones (Financial Mail) The wealthiest 10% of SA’s population owns over two-thirds of the country’s...

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