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26 May 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ability of SARS to request information from a taxpayer »
Author: Peter Dachs (ENSafrica) The South African Revenue Service ("SARS”) often sends out information requests in terms...
26 May 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Procedures governing objections and appeals »
Author: Dr Beric Croome (ENSafrica) A taxpayer who receives an assessment from the Commissioner of the South African Rev...
26 May 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Which taxes apply to share loans? »
Author: Magda Snyckers (ENSafrica) The ability to enter into loans over listed shares is an important part of the financ...
26 May 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Taxation of interest - the complex web »
  Author: Michael Reifarth (ENSafrica) The number of provisions contained in the Income Tax Act, 58 of 1962 ("th...
26 May 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
VAT status of payments to welfare organisations clarified by the High Court »
Author: Gerhard Badenhorst (ENSafrica) The SA Red Cross Air Mercy Service Trust ("the Trust”) approached the High Court...
26 May 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Get tax compliant this filing season »
Author: BDO South Africa The 2014/2015 tax filing season is about to start and it's important that all personal income t...
26 May 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
How to deal with invalid objections »
Author: Ingé Lamprecht (Moneyweb) Submitting an objection to a tax assessment can be a cumbersome process for man...
25 May 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Withdrawal of rebate in respect of foreign taxes on service fees sourced in South Africa »
Authors: Mareli Treurnicht and Heinrich Louw (DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) With effect from 1 January 2012, the South Afri...
25 May 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Changes to reportable arrangements previously listed in draft notices »
Author: Mareli Treurnicht (DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) On 16 March 2015, the Commissioner for the South African Revenue S...
22 May 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Do we pay too much income tax in South Africa? »
Author: BusinessTech Amid new e-toll tariffs, electricity price hikes and a potential fuel price increase, many South Af...
22 May 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Concern about competitiveness of some SA companies »
Author: Amanda Visser (Moneyweb) The proposed removal of relief from double taxation to South African companies offering...
21 May 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Clamping down on SA’s big tax dodgers »
Author: Ingé Lamprecht (The Citizen) There is considerable scope to collect more revenue by addressing tax leaka...
21 May 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS official quits as spy unit fallout continues »
Author: Natasha Marrian (BDlive) The fallout from the spy scandal at the South African Revenue Service (SARS) continued...
20 May 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Chamber of Mines says carbon tax will damage industry »
Author: Allan Seccombe (BDlive) The Chamber of Mines urged the government to not implement a carbon tax next year, sayin...
20 May 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax breaks for artists if Mthethwa has his way »
Author: Siyabonga Mkhwanazi (Business Report) Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa wants artists and performers to...
20 May 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hawks open docket on tax agency spy claims »
Author: RDM News Wire  Investigations are under way into the actions of the South African Revenue Service followin...
20 May 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
SA taxes: you’re paying more than you think »
Author: BusinessTech New research highlights the size of South Africa’s tax base, noting that only one in ten&...
20 May 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
'Rogue' Sars unit spied for Zuma »
Author: Sam Sole (Mail & Guardian) A new twist in the ongoing saga of spy vs spy in the South African Revenue Servi...
20 May 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS denies ‘bullying, abuse of powers’ »
Authors: Natasha Marrian and Carol Paton (BDlive) The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has denied threatening former...
20 May 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cross-border technical services income – Double Tax Agreements should be considered »
Author: Bruce Russell (Grant Thornton Cape) South African resident taxpayers performing advisory or other tech...
18 May 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pillay faces criminal charges after SARS spies explosive confession »
Authors: Piet Rampedi, Stephan Hofstatter and Mzilikazi Wa Afrika (Sunday Times) Former SARS deputy commissioner I...
18 May 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Reportable arrangements specifically extended to foreign trust structures »
Author: Mareli Treurnicht (DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) On 16 March 2015, the Commissioner for the South African Revenue S...
18 May 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS ruling on preference share transaction »
Author: Andrew Lewis (DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) Binding Private Ruling No 191 (Ruling) was released by the South Africa...
15 May 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Take advantage of tax-free savings now »
Author: Douglas Gaul (Grant Thornton Johannesburg) Following much anticipation, taxfree savings accounts (TFSA) were int...
15 May 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Has your tax return prescribed? SARS’ powers reach to infinity and beyond »
Author: Hylton Cameron (Grant Thornton Johannesburg) In the recent case of  Ackermans Ltd v CSARS  the is...
15 May 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Are you liable for new Withholding Tax on interest (WTI)? Snapshot of new Withholding Tax »
Author: BDO South Africa High net worth individuals who hold local and foreign investments may not be aware of the new w...
15 May 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Overhaul VAT laws for digital economy, says PwC »
Author: Thabiso Mochiko (BDlive) Governments need to upgrade value added tax (VAT) laws to keep up with the digital econ...
14 May 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Closing the loophole on retirement annuities and estate duty »
Author: Denver Keswell (Nedgroup Investments) "To eliminate the potential to avoid estate duty, government proposes tha...
14 May 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
How SA could collect more tax revenue »
Author: Ingé Lamprecht (Moneyweb) There is considerable scope to collect more revenue by addressing tax leakage d...
12 May 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS finds R24m gold stash in Quantum »
Author: News24 Gold with an estimated value of R24m and copper cabled valued at around R14 000 were seized near the Beit...
08 May 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
No tax on SA’s flying doctor – court »
Author: Ilse de Lange (The Citizen) The SA Red Cross Air Mercy Service Trust was a welfare organisation and did not hav...
08 May 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Narrowing deficit eases need to borrow »
Authors: Ntsakisi Maswanganyi and Linda Ensor (BDlive) Higher than expected tax revenues and lower government spending h...
08 May 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Suspended SARS deputy commissioner Ivan Pillay resigns »
Author: BDlive The South African Revenue Service (SARS) released a terse statement early on Wednesday confirming the res...
06 May 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
South Africa withdraws R15bn tax break »
Author: Rene Vollgraaff (Moneyweb) The withdrawal of a tax proposal that would have saved South African taxpay...
30 April 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Steps to Pay Withholding Tax on Interest via SARS E-Filing »
Author: BDO South Africa We summarise below the steps to pay withholding tax on interest (WTI). In April, payment must o...

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