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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...
30 April 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS' Draft Interpretation note on "Place of Effective Management" »
Author: Wilco Froneman (BDO South Africa) The South African Income Tax Act does not define the term "place of effective...
30 April 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Former chief justice Ngcobo to untangle SARS spy scandal »
Author: Natasha Marrian (BDlive) Former chief justice Sandile Ngcobo is set to be the next arbiter in the furore around...
30 April 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
The tax implications of a windfall »
Author: Ingé Lamprecht (Moneyweb) How prize money is treated. Unexpectedly receiving a large sum of money can go...
30 April 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
South Africa needs choice before carbon tax – city official »
Authors: Rene Vollgraaff and Tshepiso Mokhema  The Davis Tax Committee is reviewing the scope and design of the pr...
29 April 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
A shaky basis for findings on SARS »
Author: Editorial BDlive On Tuesday the advisory board established by Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene to probe the goings...
29 April 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS spy unit ‘was a waste of money’ »
Author: Natasha Marrian (BDlive) The South African Revenue Service (SARS) advisory board, formed in February to look int...
28 April 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Amending a statement of grounds of assessment »
Author: Heinrich Louw ((DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) Judgment was delivered by the Tax Court in the matter between  A...
28 April 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Interpretation of exemption provisions »
Author: Heinrich Louw (DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr)  The Tax Court gave judgment in the matter of  ABC (Pty) Ltd...
28 April 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax Ombud speaks out about independence »
Author: Ingé Lamprecht (Moneyweb) Judge Bernard Ngoepe aims to raise issue ‘more diligently’. His office is in...
23 April 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Unlisted funds ‘would benefit’ from REIT status »
Author: Alistair Anderson (BDlive) Investors in South African property syndicates should get some peace of mind if unlis...
23 April 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Intelligence committee to deal with letter about SARS 'crisis' »
Author: Genevieve Quintal (News24) Parliament's intelligence committee is dealing with a letter sent by former SA R...
23 April 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax Compliance – Keeping abreast of recent changes at SARS »
Author: BDO South Africa Everyone has a vested interest in tax compliance The South African Revenue Services (SAR...
22 April 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Davis Tax Committee on BEPS and the transfer pricing of intangibles in South Africa »
Author: Esther Geldenhuys (ENSafrica) The Davis Tax Committee ("DTC”) recently addressed the issue of base erosion and p...
22 April 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
The pitfalls of cross-border service arrangements - what you need to know »
Author: Lavina Daya (ENSafrica) Part 1:  recent developments With the increasing focus on cross-border payments...
22 April 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
New tax rules proposed for e-commerce transactions »
Author: Arnaaz Camay (ENSafrica) In the 2015 Budget Speech presented to the National Assembly on 25 February 2...
22 April 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
South Africa announces timelines for the introduction of the carbon tax »
Authors: Mansoor Parker and Andrew Gilder (ENSafrica) Introduction The South African government announced that it wil...
22 April 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Recent case law regarding the employees’ tax implications of a company car scheme in the spotlight »
Author: Jenny Klein (ENSafrica) A recent case heard in the Gauteng Tax Court has highlighted the nature of an employee’s...
22 April 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
“Pay now, argue later” - recent amendments to section 164 of the Tax Administration Act No. 28 of 20 »
  Author: Taryn Solomon (ENSafrica) When it comes to the payment of tax which is disputed by a taxpayer, South A...
22 April 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
It’s easier said than done, SEZ the DTI »
Author: Sungula Nkabinde (Moneyweb) DTI gives the lowdown on special economic zones. The designation of certain areas...
22 April 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
African leaders advised to focus on tax policies »
Author: Ntsakisi Maswanganyi (BDlive) South Africa’s Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene says African leaders need to focus m...
21 April 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
The tax numbers told a story, but what was the story? »
Author: Hilary Joffe (BDlive) The annual revenue numbers from the South African Revenue Service always tell a story that...
21 April 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax-free savings: Three things you should know »
Author: Ingé Lamprecht (Moneyweb) Following the introduction of tax-free savings accounts on March 1, product pro...
21 April 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
A Field Audit Outside South Africa – Can SARS Do This? »
Authors: Peter Dachs and Bernard Du Plessis (ENSafrica) Tax authorities worldwide have certain power...
21 April 2015   (1 Comment - view/add)
The twists and turns of the Malema tax case »
Author: Matthew Lester (Biznews.com) I wonder if a postgraduate tax student will choose to follow the twists and turns o...
21 April 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Capital gains tax deferred »
Author: Ben Strauss (DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) Put simply, capital gains tax (CGT) is levied on the capital gain arisin...
21 April 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
VAT treatment of supplies to non-residents »
Author: Heinrich Louw (DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) On 30 March 2015 the tax court delivered judgment in the matter of&nbs...
21 April 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Value of tax free savings questioned »
Author: News24Wire Given the low annual and lifetime limits for contributions to tax free investment products, one may b...
21 April 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
The cost of companies' efforts to avoid paying tax »
Author: Ann Crotty (BDlive) Shifting profits to low-tax jurisdictions not only erodes South Africa's tax base, it erodes...
21 April 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Six myths about tax-free savings accounts »
Author: Ingé Lamprecht (Moneyweb) Setting the record straight. As South African investors have started to weig...
21 April 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Merger approvals face retrenchment hurdle »
Authors: Natalia Lopes & Betty Mkatshwa (ENSafrica) Reverse onus imposed on merging parties, who now appear to be r...
21 April 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Country-by-country tax reporting »
Author: Fathima Naidoo (EY) The Organisation of Economic Co-operation and Development’s (OECD’s) recently released guid...

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