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29 October 2010   (0 Comments - view/add)
Interim PAYE Reconciliations: What You Need to know »
Interim PAYE Reconciliations: What You Need to know SARS gives its reasons for introducing the biannual returns For the...
30 September 2010   (0 Comments - view/add)
The New VAT Return Form Has Arrived »
The New VAT Return Form Has Arrived In a bid to align with international best practice, SARS introduced a new VAT return...
30 September 2010   (0 Comments - view/add)
To be, or not to be—A farmer »
To be, or not to be—A farmer The favourable tax treatment is examined It appears that like in the times of King Richard...
30 September 2010   (0 Comments - view/add)
Interest Exemption Limitations: Your Options? »
Interest Exemption Limitations: Your Options? All is not lost for the yield-hungry The Draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bi...
30 September 2010   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS Agents lurk Amongst Us »
SARS Agents lurk Amongst Us Your employer or bank may be compelled to make payments on your behalf to SARS—even without...
30 September 2010   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bad News: SARS Can Assess You Even After Three Years »
Bad News: SARS Can Assess You Even After Three Years The three-year rule only applies if full disclosure was made In te...
27 August 2010   (0 Comments - view/add)
Employers Beware: SARS To Intensify Scrutiny »
Employers Beware: SARS To Intensify Scrutiny Employers should not lose sight of the problem of the misclassification of...
27 August 2010   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax Benefits To Housing Your Headquarters In SA? »
Tax Benefits To Housing Your Headquarters In SA? Will the new headquarter tax regime make South Africa more attractive t...
27 August 2010   (0 Comments - view/add)
Undisclosed Offshore Assets? Come Clean! »
Undisclosed Offshore Assets? Come Clean! SARS provides a one-year window in which to "come clean” on assets hidden offsh...
30 July 2010   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax Implications for Ponzi Scheme ‘Investors’ »
Tax Implications for Ponzi Scheme ‘Investors’ Not only are you likely to be parted from your money—there could be some u...
30 July 2010   (0 Comments - view/add)
Employer-Paid Gratuities »
Employer-Paid Gratuities You may receive a payout apart from your retirement fund—and SARS wants its share of that, too...
30 July 2010   (0 Comments - view/add)
You Can Structure Your Affairs To Pay The Least Tax »
You Can Structure Your Affairs To Pay The Least Tax Court upholds long-established principle This judgement showed how...
30 July 2010   (0 Comments - view/add)
Zero-rated Property Sales Under Scrutiny »
Zero-rated Property Sales Under Scrutiny The sale must be of a going concern to qualify for zero rating SARS is increas...
30 July 2010   (0 Comments - view/add)
VAT and Fringe Benefits: When to Add Back, When To exclude »
VAT and Fringe Benefits: When to Add Back, When To exclude Whether or not the VAT is to be included in the value of an...
25 June 2010   (0 Comments - view/add)
Oupa, it’s My Friday Uniform »
Oupa, it’s My Friday Uniform Is that soccer T-shirt your staff wears on Fridays considered "uniform”, or does a taxable...
25 June 2010   (0 Comments - view/add)
A Versatile Tool, or a Waste? »
Trusts - A Versatile Tool, or a Waste? Despite all the bad press, they still have their place The value of trusts as a...
25 June 2010   (0 Comments - view/add)
To Reside, or Not To Reside »
To Reside, or Not To Reside Is "residency” for tax purposes impacted by a person’s citizenship status? The following qu...
25 June 2010   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS Now Accessing Bank Accounts To Get Payment »
SARS Now Accessing Bank Accounts To Get Payment Section 99 is now not just a threat—it’s becoming a deadly weapon SARS...
25 June 2010   (0 Comments - view/add)
Good News For Corporate Raiders »
Good News For Corporate Raiders Binding Private Ruling allows for the tax-deductibility of interest on loans to purchase...
25 June 2010   (0 Comments - view/add)
10 Upcoming Tax Changes You Should Know About »
10 Upcoming Tax Changes You Should Know About The draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bills 2010 have been released for public...
30 May 2010   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Business Of ‘Business Travel’ »
The Business Of  ‘Business Travel’ What constitutes ‘business travel’ means different things to SARS than to taxpay...
30 May 2010   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS Closes Leasing Loophole »
SARS Closes Leasing Loophole Recently released interpretation note deals with the limitation of allowances granted to le...
30 May 2010   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Criteria For Remission Of Interest »
New Criteria For Remission Of Interest As from 1 April 2010, "financial loss to the state” and "no financial benefit to...
30 May 2010   (0 Comments - view/add)
No ‘Same-Day Service’ For EFT Payments To SARS »
No ‘Same-Day Service’ For EFT Payments To SARS If the tax is due today and you make an EFT, it only hits SARS’ bank tomo...
25 May 2010   (0 Comments - view/add)
If SARS Wants to Turn Back The Clock, It Must Live With The Consequences »
If SARS Wants to Turn Back The Clock, It Must Live With The Consequences The Commissioner made a retroactive tariff amen...
25 May 2010   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tata ma Chance? SARS to Tata ma Millions! »
Tata ma Chance? SARS to Tata ma Millions! Implications of SARS’ proposal to tax gambling winnings In his Budget Speech...
30 April 2010   (0 Comments - view/add)
Received Any Tips Lately? »
Received Any Tips Lately? There could be substantial tax implications for waiters, car attendants, etc. receiving tips...
30 April 2010   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax and Your Travel Allowance »
Tax and Your Travel Allowance How these are determined; who gets them; and how SARS taxes them Pravin Gordhan’s stated...
30 April 2010   (0 Comments - view/add)
Student Digs Under Scrutiny »
Student Digs Under Scrutiny Could tax changes to make student accommodation cheaper be on their way? One of the interes...
30 April 2010   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medical Expense Deductions:Is The Glass Half-full? »
Medical Expense Deductions:Is The Glass Half-full? The scope for medical expense claims for tax purposes is a lot wider...
28 April 2010   (0 Comments - view/add)
Why You Should Keep Shares For at Least Three Years »
Why You Should Keep Shares For at Least Three Years The tax consequences of not doing so could prove extremely costly I...
28 April 2010   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Business of ‘Business Travel’ »
The Business of ‘Business Travel’ What constitutes ‘business travel’ means different things to SARS than to taxpayers…...
28 April 2010   (0 Comments - view/add)
All Employees Now Need To Be Registered As Taxpayers »
All Employees Now Need To Be Registered As Taxpayers … and employers only have two months in which to do this Employers...
29 March 2010   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax-Free Interest Increased »
Tax-Free Interest Increased No great fireworks—the increases only match inflation Treasury has marginal increases to th...
29 March 2010   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cash Windfall Looms For Employers »
Cash Windfall Looms For Employers Hire a young person for two years, and let SARS foot the bill Hire a young person w...

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