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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...
22 November 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medical aid tax benefit extended »
By Amanda Visser (Business Day) Executive summary For the purposes of the medical aidtax benefit, the definitio...
22 November 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Friday deadline for tax returns looms »
By Amanda Visser (Business Day) Executive summary (SAIT Technical) The deadline for the electronic submission o...
12 November 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Retirement lump sum: how much to take? »
By Bruce Cameron (Tax Talk) Executive summary (SAIT Technical) Upon retirement, a m...
05 November 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Last chance to file your tax return »
By Brendan Peacock (Business Day) Executive summary (SAIT Technical) The deadline for electronic submission of...
27 October 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Improving tax incentives for retirement savings »
By Alastair Morphet (DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr Tax Alert) Executive summary (SAIT Technical) Alastair Morphet, tax di...
24 October 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
The fiscal concessions available to “friends with benefits” »
By PWC Tax Synopsis Executive summary (SAIT Technical) PWC looks at some of the tax concessions available to...
23 October 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
What to do after you’ve submitted your tax return »
By Anthea Scholtz (Business Report) Executive summary (SAIT Technical) This article examines the steps to follow once...
23 October 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Incentivising nonretirement savings »
By Alastair Morphet (DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr Tax Alert) Executive summary (SAIT Technical) Alastair Morphet discuss...
12 October 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Retirement reform »
By Alastair Morphet (DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr Tax Alert) The National Treasury has released the first two of a ser...
10 October 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Retirement tax breaks ‘more than enough’ »
By Laura du Preez (Business Report) Most people will find that the proposed new limits up to which they will be able...
10 October 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
You could get tax-free interest »
By Laura du Preez (Business Report) You could earn tax-free interest and capital growth on your savings in both inter...
05 October 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Media Statement: Incentives for Household Savings and Tax Treat of Retirement Savings »
By National Treasury The National Treasury has today released for public comment and consultation two papers on promo...
05 October 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Treasury moots tax-free savings plan »
By Linda Ensor (Business Day) THE National Treasury has proposed the creation of a new tax-free, non-retirement savin...
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...

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