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13 August 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
‘Fairer’ tax treatment of medical expenses planned »
By Amanda Visser (Business Day) THE inequity created by the tax system for medical contributions and expenses will be...
03 August 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax on travel reimbursements set to change »
By Ruaan van Eeden (DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr Tax Alert) The Taxation Laws Amendment Bill 2012 (TLAB) proposes change...
30 July 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Who gets the credit: medical tax credits explained »
By Danielle le Roux and Andrew Seaber (DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr Tax Alert) Effective 1 March 2012, the new medical t...
30 July 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Taxes done with a click of a mouse »
By Matthew Lester (Tax Talk) Tax season is here again. Not that it is anything like as difficult as it used to be, bu...
26 July 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS draft interpretation notes on fringe benefits and allowances »
By Jenny Klein (ENS Tax Ensight) The South African Revenue Service ("SARS”) recently published four draft Interpretation...
19 July 2012   (1 Comment - view/add)
Athletes’ winnings from the Olympics subject to tax »
By Amanda Visser (Business Day) SA's athletes winning medals and receiving special bonuses during the London Olympics...
18 July 2012   (1 Comment - view/add)
Tax treatment of medical expenditure… explained »
Issued by PKF (TaxTalk) The on-going changes to the tax treatment of medical expenditure could leave one confused and...
11 July 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sars aims to tighten up employer provided car tax »
By Christy Filen Tax amendment bill does some cleaning up. A proposal in the recently released Taxation Laws...
25 June 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rich get off tax-free with offshore investment »
By Bruce Cameron (Business Report) Two principles of taxation are that it should be fair and that the wealthy should...
11 June 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Disabled not using all their tax breaks »
By Laura du Preez (Business Report) Taxpayers with disabilities or who have disabled family members are probably not...
29 May 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax changes mean more to retire on »
Bruce Cameron (Business Report) You need to prioritise retirement planning in your medium to long-term investment and...
23 May 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
The taxation of benefits in respect of insurance policies »
The provisions relating to benefits in respect of insurance policies changed with effect from 1 March 2012. Paragraph 2...
23 May 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sent packing »
By Andrew Lewis (DLA Cliffe Decker Hofmeyr Tax Alert 18 May 2012) Mr Eduard Sent (Sent) was sent packing by the Fed...
08 May 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS Notice: Residential Accommodation Fringe Benefit »
SARS has issued a notice indicating that  the value of "B"  in the prescribed formula when calculating the...
07 May 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
The new medical scheme fees tax credit »
By RC Williams (PWC Synopsis Tax Today April 2012) Hitherto, a taxpayer has been entitled to a deduction, up to specifi...
07 May 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS Guide: The ABC of CGT for individuals »
SARS has issued an updated version of The ABC of Capital Gains Tax for Individuals that pertains to the 2012 year of asses...
23 April 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
BHF concerned by tax credit changes »
By Mzwandile Jacks (Fin24) The Board of Healthcare Funders (BHF) has raised concerns about the state's tax credits...
23 April 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Income Tax Thresholds »
Friday Page by Michael Stein  In his Budget speech of February 2012, the Minister of Finance announced the propose...
23 April 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
The taxing issues of retirement »
Tax Talk by Matthew Lester   For the 2012/13 tax year the interest income exemption is R22 800 for those under...
04 April 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Notice of date by which an Employer must render a EMP501 return »
Government Gazette No. 35209 SOUTH AFRICAN REVENUE SERVICE No. 271 30 MARCH 2012 NOTICE ISSUED IN TERMS OF PA...
04 April 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
New and updated functions available in the EasyFile Employer Software »
NEW AND UPDATED FUNCTIONS AVAILABLE IN THE E@SYFILE™ EMPLOYER SOFTWARE The South African Revenue Service (SARS) would...
02 April 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS Draft IN Note: Company Cars »
DRAFT INTERPRETATION NOTE ACT : INCOME TAX ACT NO. 58 OF 1962 (the Act) SECTION : PARAGRAPH 7 OF THE SEVENTH SCHED...
29 March 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS Draft IN Note: Taxable benefit of employer provided cellular phones or computer equipment »
DRAFT INTERPRETATION NOTE ACT : INCOME TAX ACT NO. 58 OF 1962 (the Act) SECTION : PARAGRAPHS 2(b), 2(e), 2(h), 6,...
29 March 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS Tax Guide for Share Owners - Issue 3 »
SARS Issued the Tax Guide for Share Owners Issue 3. To access the Guide, click here  
27 March 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS Draft Int Note No.14 (issue 3) - Section 8(1) Allowances, Advances and Reimbursements »
DRAFT INTERPRETATION NOTE: NO. 14 (Issue 3) ACT : INCOME TAX ACT NO. 58 OF 1962 (the Act) SECTION : SECTIONS...
23 March 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Updated Version of e@syFile Employer Coming Soon »
SARS - An updated version of the e@syFile  Employer software will be available shortly. All users are requested to...
16 March 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Motor Vehicle Table »
New Motor Vehicle Table by Michael Stein The Minister of Finance has published new rates to be used for the purpo...
09 March 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Subsistence allowances – latest figures »
Subsistence allowances – latest figures by Michael Stein In terms of s 8(1) of the Income Tax Act, the amount of a su...
07 March 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS Prescribed Travel Log Book: 1 March 2012 to 28 February 2013 »
1 March is the start of the new 2012/13 tax year. The income tax system allows taxpayers who receive a travel allowance to...
02 March 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS Interpretation Note 66: Bursaries and Scholarships »
INTERPRETATION NOTE 66 DATE: 01 March 2012 ACT : INCOME TAX ACT NO. 58 OF 1962 (the Act) SECTION : SECT...
27 February 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Travel rates per kilometre in respect of motor vehicles - 1 March 2012 »
The travel rates per kilometre in respect of motor vehicles effective from 1 March 2012, has been published in the Go...
24 February 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Changes to amounts of subsistence allowances »
This document serves to keep stakeholders informed of impending changes regarding the amount of a subsistence allowance de...
24 February 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS Guide on Qualifying Physical Impairment and Disability Medical Expenditure - 1 March 2012 »
SARS released the Guide on Qualifying Physical Impairment and Disability Medical Expenditure - 1 March 2012....
23 February 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
PERSONAL TAX: Income-tax relief for most South Africans »
Business Day PERSONAL TAX: Income-tax relief for most South Africans ROY DOWNING Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan...
23 February 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS Guides: Medical Tax Credits »
SARS issued comprehensive guides on the new Medical Tax Credits. Click to access the relevant document: Income...

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