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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...
24 October 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nene spreads pain between spending cuts and tax moves »
Author: Hilary Joffe (BDlive) Austerity is not the word one would apply to Wednesday’s medium-term budget, if it’s compa...
24 October 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
2015 Retirement reform has been postponed »
Author: Beatrie Gouws (KPMG South Africa) National Treasury’s recent announcement accompanying the draft Taxation L...
24 October 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Reportable arrangements – proposed replacement of the existing notices »
Authors: Robert Gad and Megan McCormack (ENSafrica) Reportable arrangements – proposed replacement of th...
24 October 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Experts not overly surprised by tax ‘bomb’ »
Author: Amanda Visser (BDlive) Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has dropped the bomb by announcing that government will...
24 October 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
2015 Retirement reform has been postponed »
Author: Beatrie Gouws (KPMG South Africa) National Treasury’s recent announcement accompanying the draft Taxation...
24 October 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
The assumption of rehabilitation liabilities as consideration given on the acquisition of mining »
Author: Andre Vermeulen (ENSafrica) The assumption of rehabilitation liabilities as consideration given on the acquis...
22 October 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Delayed implementation on taxation laws »
Author:  Bowman Gilfillan Inc National Treasury published its revised Draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill. The con...
21 October 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Preservation orders »
Author: Heinrich Louw (DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) Judgment was recently handed down in the High Court (Western Cape Di...
21 October 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS must choose its remedies »
Author: Emil Brincker (DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) The decision of Rogers J, in  Commissioner for the South Africa...
16 October 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
New judgment rules that property owners are not liable to pay for rates and taxes incurred »
Authors:Andrew Bembridge, Len Vorster and Fritz Schulz (ENSafrica) New judgment rules that property owners are not li...
14 October 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Would you save more if you didn't pay tax? »
Author: Ingé Lamprecht (Moneyweb) Varying views on impact of tax-free savings accounts. While the proposed introd...
14 October 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Pistorious case: Taxability of amounts received for information supplied »
Author: Dr Beric Croome The Washington Post reported on 5 March 2014  that NBC News had agreed to pay the family...
10 October 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Cape High Court sets aside a judgment of the Tax Court in relation to plantation farming »
Author:  PwC South Africa The decision of the Full Court of the Western Cape High Court in Kluh Investments (Pty...
04 October 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
R900bn collected – tax statistics »
Author: SA government news service The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has collected R900-billion in the 2013/14 fi...
01 October 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Treasury to keep tax-free savings limit »
Author: Linda Ensor (BDlive) The Treasury has rejected a plea by the Banking Association of South Africa for the total a...
30 September 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS takes aim at 'reluctant taxpayers' »
Author: Ingé Lamprecht (Moneyweb) Wants wider information gathering powers. Proposed statutory amendments to...
29 September 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax consequences arising from the writing off of loans »
Author: Peter Dachs (ENSafrica) We are often spoken of as an economy with high levels of debt. Even when interest rates&...
25 September 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Interest withholding tax – are you ready for 1 January 2015? »
Author: Michael Reifarth (ENSafrica) In just over 3 months’ time, the interest withholding tax ("IWT”) will come into ef...
25 September 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Proposed amendments to the Tax Administration Act »
Author: Toinette Beckert (ENSafrica) The draft Tax Administration Laws Amendment Bill 2014 ("DTLAB 2014”) was publi...
22 September 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Salary Sacrifices »
Author: Emil Brincker (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) In the recent case of  ABC Limited v The Commissioner for the So...
22 September 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Concerns raised on interest deduction limitation rules »
Author: Andrew Lewis (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) Interest deduction limitation provisions have been enacted in terms of s23N...
22 September 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Retirement reform update: Major change in the employee benefits space »
Author: KPMG South Africa Retirement Reform changes effective from 1 March 2015. These changes will affect all employer...

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