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04 September 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS ruling on improvements on land by a sub-lessee »
Author: Graeme Palmer (Garlicke & Bousfield Inc) The South African Revenue Service (SARS) was recently called u...
01 September 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Electronic communication with SARS »
Author: Heinrich Louw (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) The South African Revenue Service (SARS) recently released the new rules f...
01 September 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sale of shares by special purpose vehicle »
Author: Heinrich Louw (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) Judgment was handed down by a full bench of the High Court, Western Cape D...
28 August 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Donating to Public Benefit Organisations »
Author: BDO South Africa Public benefit organisations (‘PBOs') provide invaluable healthcare, education, poverty allevia...
28 August 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Are gains from the sale of share scheme shares being correctly taxed? »
Author: BDO South Africa This article, which examines the taxation treatment that results from the sale of share scheme...
28 August 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Collection and exchange of tax related information by tax authorities »
Author:  Mathabo Magolego (Tax ENSight) Tax authorities across the globe are working aggressively to collect t...
28 August 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Collection and exchange of tax related information by tax authorities »
Author:  Mathabo Magolego (Tax ENSight) Tax authorities across the globe are working aggressively to collect t...
28 August 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
The importance of documentation in tax disputes highlighted in the new dispute resolution rules »
Authors: Stephen Levetan and Taryn Solomon (Tax ENSight) The new rules promulgated under section 103...
27 August 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Debt restructuring - practical considerations »
Author: Natalie Napier (Tax ENSight) With effect from 1 January 2013, new rules were introduced in the Income Tax A...
27 August 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 th...
22 August 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Learn from cigarette tax »
Author: BDlive  Taxation is a necessary evil in modern societies, but it is no panacea, as the South African Reve...
21 July 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax penalty if you put too much in new savings accounts »
Author: Laura du Preez (Iol) You will be penalised if your contributions to government’s proposed tax-free savings accou...
25 June 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS’ powers to apply to court to declare a director delinquent in terms of the Companies Act »
   Author: Jerome Brink (ENSAfrica)  Section 162 of the Companies Act, Act 71 of 2008 (" the Companies...
05 June 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Severance tax benefits – threshold increase »
Authors: Gavin Stansfield and Abdul Allie (DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) Tax on severance is an important aspect of t...
19 March 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Call for comment: retirement reform and non-retirement tax free savings products »
Author: National Treasury The National Treasury published two papers for comment that provide details on the proposed re...
27 September 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Personal Tax Consequences For South African Executives On Foreign Boards »
    Author: Hanneke Farrand (ENS) and Chris van Wijngaarden (Taxand Netherlands) South African companies are...
27 June 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Would you contribute 27.5% of your salary towards retirement? »
Author:  Ingé Lamprecht The retirement industry is on the verge of significant reform which will see a numb...
27 June 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Would you contribute 27.5% of your salary towards retirement? »
Author: Ingé Lamprecht (Moneywebtax) The retirement industry is on the verge of significant reform which will s...
29 May 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
More Complex Taxation and Administration on Cell Phones »
Source:  Hanneke Farrand and Esther Geldenhuys During 2012 the South African Revenue Service ("SARS”) issued a dra...
15 May 2013   (1 Comment - view/add)
SARS takes aim at tax exemption for foreign employment »
Source: Dan Foster (Moneywebtax) One of the biggest surprises in Annexure C of this year's Budget papers, apart pe...
15 May 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
How tax can affect your residential property investment »
Source: David Warneke (Moneywebtax) Tax can make or break the potential returns from an investment in residential pr...
07 May 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Withholding tax may deter investors - PwC »
Source: News 24 (SAPA) Johannesburg - A proposal to extend South Africa's withholding tax on cross-border services cou...
07 May 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
'Sars punished Mpisane for honesty' »
Source: SAPA (Moneywebtax) Durban businesswoman Shauwn Mpisane was punished for making a voluntary disclosure to the S...
07 May 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Venture capital: A sensible investment? »
Source: Ingé Lamprecht (Moneywebtax) Despite sizeable potential returns and tax benefits associated with specif...
02 May 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Top 10 tax tips »
Source: Inge Lamprecht (Moneywebtax) Although the tax filing season for individual taxpayers is still some way off, ge...
16 April 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Are a waiter's tips taxable? »
Source: Nicole Paulsen (Moneywebtax) Executive Summary The question regarding the tax implications in relation t...
16 April 2013   (1 Comment - view/add)
Tax implications to consider when starting your own business »
Source: Johan Swart (Moneywebtax) Executive Summary One of the most important things to think about when you start a...
16 April 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
A tax rebate for your Trellidor? »
Source: Inge Lamprecht (Moneywebtax) Executive Summary The debate about security expenses and whether individuals sho...
15 April 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
2013 SARS Employer Filing season is now open »
By: Dave McDermott (Moneywebtax) Executive summary   SARS has announced the annual PAYE reconciliation submi...
05 April 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax on foreign employment income likely to change »
Source: Jenny Klein It is common practice in many multinational organisations for employees to render services in more...
02 March 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Retirement fund benefits for employees who worked abroad: the apportionment rules »
By Hanneke Farrand (ENS Tax Ensight) Executive summary The apportionment rules to SA retirement fund benefits due t...
27 February 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Medical Scheme Fees Tax Credit amounts »
Taxpayers under the age of 65 The following section 6A Medical Scheme Fees Tax Credit amounts will apply from 1 March 20...
27 February 2013   (1 Comment - view/add)
Personal income tax relief and new tax tables »
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan announced personal income tax relief of R7 billion for the 2013/14 year of assessment in o...
07 December 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Additional Medical Expenses Tax Credit »
By Michael Stein (Friday Page) Section6B has been added to the Income Tax Act to provide a rebate, to be known as the a...
30 November 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Variable remuneration »
By Michael Stein (Friday Page) Executive summary (SAIT Technical) Section 7B will apply from 1 March 2013. This...

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