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31 October 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act: How Could It Affect You? »
Author: Anthony Markham (Maitland) Non-compliant taxpayers are watching a short fuse burning. The Foreign Account Tax...
30 October 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Respective Jurisdiction Of The Tax Court And The High Court »
  Author: PwC An aggrieved taxpayer who wishes to institute legal proceedings against SARS in relation to some a...
30 October 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
What a Wicked Web We Weave, When We Issue Bogus VAT Invoices To Deceive! »
Author: PwC Cash-strapped companies that are staring liquidation in the face sometimes resort to desperate measures to c...
30 October 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Business Travel – Red or Green Lane? »
Author: Cliff Watson (Grant Thornton) With the ever increasing mobility of business people globally, the requirement for...
30 October 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Deduction of Expenditure On Repairs »
Author: Tasneem Gangat (Grant Thornton) SARS released an Interpretation Note on 6 August 2013, which seeks to shed some...
30 October 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Impermissible Tax Avoidance Arrangements – More Than Just a Slap On The Wrist »
Author: Hawa Hoosen (Grant Thornton) Although not promoted by South African tax law, it is generally legal and acceptabl...
30 October 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Coal Exporters Face ‘Higher Tax Burden’ For Beneficiation »
Author: Charlotte Mathews (Business Day) Coal companies that export rather than supply to Eskom are facing another blow...
28 October 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Multinationals Get Wake-Up Call On Taxation »
Author: Evan Pickworth (Business Day) Many multinational companies were forced to wake up and smell the coffee when Star...
28 October 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Taxpayer – Choose Your Weapon Carefully »
Author: Ben Strauss (CliffeDekkerHofmeyr) The Pretoria Tax Court made an interesting ruling in Income Tax Case No 1866 7...
28 October 2013   (6 Comments - view/add)
SARS And Your Bank Account »
  Author: Heinrich Louw (CliffeDekkerHofmeyr) On 29 February 2012, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) issu...
28 October 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Impact of proposed amendments to the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Royalty Act on coal miners »
Author: Andre Vermeulen (ENS) The recent publication of the Draft Taxations Laws Amendment Bill, 2013 ("the TLAB”) would...
28 October 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Render Unto Caesar »
Author: Ingé Lamprecht (MoneywebTax) Harsh tax penalties reviewed. Taxpayers who accidentally reduce their tax...
25 October 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
35 of SA’s Large Companies Contribute a Total of R152 Billion in Taxes To The Economy for 2013, PwC »
Author: PwC South Africa’s large companies contributed a total of R152 billion in taxes to the economy, making up 17.6%...
25 October 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax Compliance Burden ‘irks big firms’ in SA »
Author: Amanda Visser (Business Day) Tax experts have warned of growing frustration among major companies about the tax...
24 October 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Government Draws Line Before Unions on Youth Subsidy Plan »
Author: Linda Ensor (Business Day) In a watershed moment for South African politics, the government has publicly slapped...
24 October 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Employment Tax Incentive To Be Revised »
Author: Ingé Lamprecht (MoneywebTax) A revised employment tax incentive bill will be formally introduced in parli...
23 October 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ireland Takes Critical Look At Its Tax Regime »
Author: The SAIT Irish Minister for Finance, Mr Michael Noonan, last week introduced changes to company residence rules...
23 October 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Domestic Treasury Management Companies »
Author: Elsabe Strydom & Dr. Beric Croome (ENS) The National Treasury and the South African Revenue Service ("SARS”)...
23 October 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Securities Lending – Tax Implications Arising From The Taking of Cash Collateral »
Author: Magda Snyckers & Kelle Gagne (ENS) South African residents are taxed on their worldwide income.  In par...
23 October 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Proposed Employment Tax Incentive for Hiring Young Workers »
Author: Jenny Klein & Esther Geldenhuys (ENS) The Draft Employment Tax Incentive Bill, 2013 ("DETIB”) was published...
23 October 2013   (1 Comment - view/add)
Proposed Changes To The South African International Shipping Tax Regime »
Author: Annalie Pinch & Warren Radloff (ENS) A welcome introduction of an internationally-competitive international...
23 October 2013   (1 Comment - view/add)
Asset For Share Transactions - Tax Neutral or Not? »
Author: Gerdus v an Zyl (ENS) In recent times South Africa’s mining industry has been subject to much uncertainty which...
22 October 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax Incentives To Encourage Growth In Sa’s Special Economic Zones »
Author: Robert Gad & Warren Radloff (ENS) Draft bills currently before Parliament suggest a framework for the develo...
22 October 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Not Only The Rich Pay Taxes »
Author: Ingé Lamprecht (MoneywebTax) Every South African may not be contributing to the personal income tax pot,...
22 October 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Corporate Tax Slump Lingers After 2008 Global Crisis »
Author: Linda Ensor & Amanda Visser (Business Day) Corporate income tax has not recovered from the sharp decline bro...
22 October 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Riveting Reading Material For Davis’s Tax Committee »
Author: Hilary Joffe (Business Day) It may not be everyone’s idea of a riveting bedside read, but the latest Tax Statist...
21 October 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Taxing Mineral Wealth Misses Its True Value To a Country »
Author: Amanda Visser (BusinessDay) The greatest benefit mining affords national economies is not government revenue, bu...
21 October 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
What Is Contributed Tax Capital? »
Author: Andrew Lewis (CliffeDekkerHofmeyr) The concept of contributed tax capital (CTC) was introduced into the Income...
21 October 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Applications For Winding Up Pending Objection Or Appeal »
  Author: Heinrich Louw (CliffeDekkerHofmeyr) An interesting judgment was handed down in the North Gauteng High...
16 October 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Shuttleworth V The South African Reserve Bank »
Author: Alastair Morphet (CliffeDekkerHofmeyr) Mr Shuttleworth famously sold his shares in Thawte, which earned him a su...
16 October 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fraudulent Tax Returns On The Rise »
Author: Amanda Visser (Businessday) The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has seen an increase in fraud cases where s...
15 October 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Job Incentive Bill To Include ‘Tough Penalties’ »
Author: Linda Ensor (BDlive) The proposed employment tax incentive would include tough penalties to prevent abuse by emp...
15 October 2013   (2 Comments - view/add)
‘Unfair’ SARS Penalties To Be Challenged »
Author: Amanda Visser (BDlive) Taxpayers can resist the payment of huge understatement penalties levied on tax returns s...
14 October 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Carbon Tax: Be Proactive »
Author: Ingé Lamprecht (Moneywebtax) Although there is still a lot of uncertainty surrounding the introduction of...
14 October 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
D-day To Appoint Sars Commissioner »
Author: Ingé Lamprecht (Moneywebtax) Today marks 90 days since the former Commissioner of Sars, Oupa Magashula, r...

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