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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...
21 April 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax-free savings: Buy, hold, forget »
Author: Ingé Lamprecht (Moneyweb) Emergencies happen, but investors should restrain from using a tax-free savings...
17 April 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Make your tax-free savings sweat »
Author: Ingé Lamprecht (Citizen) Tax-free savings accounts offer South Africans the opportunity to invest up to...
17 April 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Carbon tax to hurt growth, socio-political stability and exacerbate unemployment »
Author: Rob Jeffrey (Econometrix) The carbon tax will have a serious negative impact on the goods-producing sectors of t...
17 April 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Procedures governing objections and appeals »
Author: Beric Croome (ENSafrica) A taxpayer who receives an assessment from the Commissioner: South African Revenue Serv...
17 April 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Frustration over tax clearance for foreign allowances »
Author: Ingé Lamprecht (Moneyweb) Despite exchange control relaxation, nothing has changed, says industry. Alt...
14 April 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
International Tax Law: Offshore Tax Avoidance in South Africa »
Author: Annet Wanyana Oguttu International Tax Law: Offshore Tax Avoidance in South Africa  provides a comprehensi...
13 April 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Supplementary relief for South African residents with regard to exchange control »
Author: Aucamp Scholtz Lubbe CA Exchange control is imposed by the South African Reserve Bank to regulate the transfer o...
13 April 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dividend Tax as opposed to Secondary Tax on Companies »
Author: Aucamp Scholtz Lubbe CA It has been been nearly three years since the new Dividends Tax (DT) regime came into op...
10 April 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
A preservation order is not of itself a ‘tax collection’ measure »
Author: PwC South Africa A preservation order is not of itself a ‘tax collection’ measure – but it may well be followed...
10 April 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Challenge to SARS under the Promotion of Administrative Justice Act »
Author: PwC South Africa In this issue we have focused on the SARS tactic of challenging the forum to which a taxpayer...
10 April 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Developments in the North Gauteng High Court »
Author: PwC South Africa The ink on this article had barely dried when the North Gauteng High Court issued judgment in...
10 April 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
When may SARS challenge the jurisdiction of the Tax Court? »
Author: PwC South Africa    Our tax cases contain a few instances in which SARS, or its predecessor, Inland Re...
10 April 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Exodus at SARS continues as two more senior staff members quit »
Author: Natasha Marrian (BDlive) At least two more senior staffers at the South African Revenue Service (SARS) are under...
08 April 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Declaration of hedge fund business as a collective investment scheme »
Author: Norton Rose Fulbright In the first formal step toward hedge fund regulation in South Africa, National Treasury h...
08 April 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Treasury stands firm over carbon tax »
Author: Linda Ensor (BDlive) The Treasury is sticking to its guns about implementing the carbon tax from next year, dash...

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