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30 November 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Budget Deficit to Widen »
Budget Deficit to Widen Deficit increases to 5.5% of GDP; National Treasury expects a R13 billion tax revenue shortfall...
30 November 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bribes, Penalties, and Fines: Don’t expect SARS to help »
Bribes, Penalties, and Fines: Don’t Expect SARS to help Section 23(o) prohibits the deduction of bribes, penalties,and f...
30 November 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Christmas Lunch is Tax Free—But Not End-of-Year Gifts »
Christmas Lunch is Tax Free—But Not End-of-Year Gifts A gift or a voucher is taxed the same as cash. When it comes to yo...
30 November 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tackling Cross-border Trusts »
Tackling Cross-border Trusts Where are they taxable? The Western Cape High Court recently delivered judgement in respec...
30 November 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Deferred Delivery Schemes Scrutinised »
Deferred Delivery Schemes Scrutinised Taxpayers need to carefully analyse their historic or current participation in def...
30 November 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax Clarity on Investing In Offshore Insurance Plans »
Tax Clarity on Investing In Offshore Insurance Plans Investors need to consider many different angles before entrusting...
30 November 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
NWK Case Casting Shadows »
NWK Case Casting Shadows To be on the safe side, there should always be a demonstrable non-fiscal financial, business, o...
31 October 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Last Minute Tips For Getting SARS’ Tax Amnesty »
Last Minute Tips For Getting SARS’ Tax Amnesty Eligibility for the Voluntary Disclosure Programme ends this month With...
31 October 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
A Tip Concerning Tax and Tips »
A Tip Concerning Tax and Tips They are taxable—it’s just a question of when the tax must be paid Valentine’s Day is a t...
31 October 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Common SMME Tax Errors »
Common SMME Tax Errors In between answering the ‘phone, getting orders delivered,and struggling with cash flow, the smal...
31 October 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Companies Unaware of Inherent Tax Risks »
Companies Unaware of Inherent Tax Risks There’s more to tax than simply complying with legislation The global financial...
31 October 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Periodic Payments From Road Accident Fund to be Tax Free »
Periodic Payments From Road Accident Fund to be Tax Free This departure from the general rule relating to tax on annuiti...
30 September 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Deductibility of Auditing and Training Fees »
Deductibility Of Auditing And Training Fees What a recent court ruling found An interesting case (Mobile Telephone Netw...
30 September 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
How to Ward off Criminals Purporting to be From SARS »
How to Ward off Criminals Purporting to be From SARS The SARS website contains various warnings to taxpayers about scams...
30 September 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS’ New Search and Seizure Powers… and Your New Rights »
SARS’ New Search and Seizure Powers… and Your New Rights Should the Tax Administration Bill be passed in its current for...
01 September 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Research and Development Tax Deductions Reduced »
Research and Development Tax Deductions Reduced Section 11D of the Income Tax Act, the provision that grants taxpayers a...
30 August 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Brummeria: Much Ado About Nothing … »
Brummeria: Much Ado About Nothing … SARS Binding General Ruling 8 further confirms that the case concerns interest-free...
30 August 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax Reference Numbers Now Compulsory For All »
Tax Reference Numbers Now Compulsory For All Problems experienced by payroll practitioners have indicated that complying...
30 August 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Latest Tax Changes: Unintended Consequences? »
Latest Tax Changes: Unintended Consequences? BEE transactions and preference shares will be impacted When the Taxation...
30 August 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Does the Founders Hill Judgement Really Overturn Established Tax Principles? »
Does the Founders Hill Judgement Really Overturn Established Tax Principles? Not really, maintains one tax expert—the ou...
30 August 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Are You a SARS Agent? »
Are You a SARS Agent? Section 99 of the Income Tax Act No. 58 of 1962, provides that the Commissioner of the South Afric...
31 July 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
VAT on Subsidiaries? »
VAT on Subsidiaries? Must VAT be charged on transactions between subsidiaries,or is there some form of relief? Questi...
31 July 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Far-reaching Judgement May Cause Upsets In Property Sales »
Far-reaching Judgement May Cause Upsets In Property Sales The supreme Court of Appeals recently delivered two far-reachi...
31 July 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Making The Most Of Tax Incentives Encouraging The Use Of Renewable Energy »
Making The Most of Tax Incentives Encouraging The Use of Renewable Energy Various tax and cash incentives are currently...
31 July 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
What to do if Your VAT Refund is Delayed »
What to do if Your VAT Refund is Delayed Your rights when dealing with SARS For sometime now, SARS has been very reluct...
31 July 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Exit Charges And Double Tax Agreements »
Exit Charges And Double Tax Agreements What a court found in November 2010, and failed to answer The case1 at the Cape...
31 July 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Contributed Tax Capital and par value Shares »
Contributed Tax Capital and par value Shares Important concepts when it comes to determining Secondary Tax on Companies...
30 July 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill in a Nutshell »
The Draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill in a Nutshell The draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill, 2011 (TLAB) was released by...
30 June 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS no Longer Sending VAT Declaration Forms »
SARS no Longer Sending VAT Declaration Forms If you are waiting for SARS to send you your VAT return or to tell you that...
30 June 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Taxation of Volunteers »
Taxation of Volunteers Can a non-cash benefit provided to a volunteer ever be subject to tax? To many people, the conce...
30 June 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Deduction of Contingent Liabilities »
Deduction of Contingent Liabilities The liability to claim a deduction of contingent liabilities in the context of the...
30 June 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax Implications Arising From The New Companies Act »
Tax Implications Arising From The New Companies Act Including CGT, amongst others … Any respite that corporate advisers...
30 June 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Taxing a Pension Fund Surplus »
Taxing a Pension Fund Surplus Good news if you’ve received a distribution from a pension fund surplus apportionment afte...
30 May 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS’ Voluntary Disclosure Programme: The problems »
SARS’ Voluntary Disclosure Programme: The problems The legislation only provides for relief if the default occurred prio...
30 May 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Disposal of a Primary Residence From a Company or Trust to a Natural Persons »
Disposal of a Primary Residence From a Company or Trust to a Natural Persons The provision contained in Paragraph 51 of...

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