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New reporting will be costly and time consuming »
Author: Amanda Visser (IOL) South African financial institutions, which include banks, long-term insurers and asset...
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Improvements to dispute resolution process »
Author: Gigi Nyanin (CDH) On 15 May 2017, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) released a statement on its w...
23 May 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
NEWS ANALYSIS: New SARS programme smoothes the way for imports and exports »
Author: Amanda Visser (Business Live) But businesses seeking preferred trader status will need to get their ducks...
23 May 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
Franchising and Tax: A Complicated Recipe »
Author: Jenna Mason ( A new franchise guide was recently issued by SARS and, while it ha...
23 May 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Waving Dubai-Bye to Income Tax Breaks »
Author: Charles Makola ( A look at what the proposed change to the long-standing tax e...
23 May 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Refund in Need of a Refuel »
Authors: Virusha Subban ( );  Lee-Ann Annandale  ( lee-ann.annandale@bow...
23 May 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Striking the Right (a)Chord »
Author: Lutando Mvovo ( “Double tax agreements” is one of those terms that is thr...
23 May 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Special Offshore Structures that Won’t Need an SVDP »
Author: Ruaan van Eeden  ( Despite the negative media attention that offshore struc...
23 May 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS’ Executive Decisions »
Authors: Gomotsegang Ndlovu ( )  &  Patricia Williams ( patricia.wil...
23 May 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
I Will Not See You in Court »
Author: Etienne Pretorius ( An in-depth discussion about the VAT treatment of out-...
23 May 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fatal Mistakes for Small Businesses »
Author: Nyasha Musviba ( Tax. Ignoring this three-letter word has been the downfall of...
23 May 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Daring to Venture Further »
Authors: Mark Linington (  & Gigi Nyanin ( The p...
22 May 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Further clarification on the VAT registration of non-executive directors »
Author: Jerome Brink (CDH) On 10 February 2017, SARS published Binding General Ruling 40 (BGR 40), in addition to...
22 May 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
VAT on non-executive director remuneration: More questions than answers? »
Author: Gerhard Badenhorst (CDH) The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has ruled in Binding General Ruling (BG...
24 March 2016   (3 Comments - view/add)
Can SARS limit legal professional privilege? »
  Authors: Natalie Napier and Phillip Lourens (Hogan Lovells)  New rules have come into effect for h...
23 October 2015   (4 Comments - view/add)
All tax practitioners can now book SARS appointments online »
Author: SARS SARS has improved its online appointments system, which was previously only restricted to Pretoria. ...
21 August 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Issue 3 of the Guide on valuation of assets for Capital Gains Tax purposes »
Author: SARS This guide provides general guidance on valuations. It does not go into the precise technical and legal de...
21 August 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Krok v CSARS (20230/2014 & 20232/2014) [2015] ZASCA 107 (20 August 2015) »
Author: SAIT Technical The issue was the correctness of granting a preservation order under a double taxation agreement...
18 August 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Beware: SARS new Customs legislation »
Author: Alison van den Berg (BDO South Africa) During 2014, SARS promulgated new legislation which is set to replac...
18 August 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill 2015 (TLAB) »
Author: KPMG South Africa Extension of the window period to apply for the 12I allowance from 31 December 2015 to 31 Dece...
18 August 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Alignment of the tax treatment of government grants »
Author: KPMG South Africa Section 12P of the Income Tax Act came into operation on 1 January 2013, in respect of years o...
27 July 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Incentive is a ray of sunshine »
Authors: Duane Newman and Mari Wichmann (IOL) It is often tempting to blame the government for anything and everything....
02 July 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Canada: Recent Legal Developments In Tax And Tax Dispute Resolution »
Author: Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP  The following is a summary of recent legal developments affecting tax a...
29 May 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
An Overview of South Africa's Withholding Tax Regime »
Author: Mansoor Parker (ENSafrica) Venture capital companies are a tax-favoured investment vehicle. The venture capital...
29 May 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Address Confusion on Tax Invoices »
Author: Varusha Moodaley (ENSafrica) VAT vendors who make taxable supplies of goods or services are obliged to iss...
29 May 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Canada: FATCA In Canada: Is the intergovernmental agreement a "good deal?" »
Author: Roy Berg (Moodys Gartner Tax Law LLP) On May 13, 2014, I was called to testify before the House of Commons Stand...
23 May 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Amendment in Schedule No. 3 - Customs & Excise Act »
Author: SARS   Schedule No. 3 - New rebate item 312.01/6001.92/01.06 to provide for full rebate of duty on other pil...
21 May 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Australia: Tax planning for farmers »
Author: Moore Stephens Tax Planning for Farmers Tax planning is the process of organising the affairs of a taxpayer...
16 April 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pakistan: Tax authorities publish list to embarrass cheats into paying up »
Author: Reuters and Web Desk Desperate tax authorities are publicly shaming defaulters by publishing their tax details...
07 April 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Australia: Tax crackdown targets big firms »
Authors: Georgia Wilkins, Noel Towell and Ben Butler (The Age) An Australian Tax Office crackdown on ''corporate ta...
27 February 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Budget 2014: 'The disconnect between plans and budgets' »
Author: Ebrahim-Khalil Hassen  Common sense suggests that budgets follow plans, not the other way around. Beyond th...
10 February 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cosatu wants heavy tax for super rich »
Author: Wiseman Khuzwayo The Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers Union (Sactwu) and Cosatu want the rich and s...
10 February 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
On-charges and supplies subject to VAT »
uthor: Carmen Moss-Holdstock (DLA Cliff Dekker Hofmeyer) For a transaction in South Africa to attract Value-ad...
30 January 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Belgium defends pension savings tax perk »
uthor:  Ulrika Lomas ( Responding to a decision by the European Court of Justice (ECJ), Belgian Financ...
21 January 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Poorly drafted and implemented tax planning arrangements: rectification v “grin and bear it"? »
Author: Johan van der Walt (DLA Cliff Dekker Hofmeyer)   CIR v Sunnyside Centre (Pty) Ltd 1997(1) SA 68 (A)&nb...

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