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Monday, 17 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
National Treasury responds to public comments on the 2018 Draft Rates Bill »
Author: Louis Botha (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) On 13 September 2018, National Treasury released a draft response docume...
Monday, 17 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mapping out MAP procedures »
Author: Jessica Carr (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) On 25 July 2018, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) published it...
Wednesday, 27 June 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
Potential amendments affecting foreign trusts holding shares in foreign companies »
Author: Joon Chong (Webber Wentzel) National Treasury has held a few workshops this year to engage with stakeholders...
Wednesday, 08 November 2017   (4 Comments - view/add)
TaxTalk Today Newsletter Migration »
Author: SAIT Technical As you may know by now, our modernised website – TaxTalk Today – is up and running! The daily...

Institute Announcements
Wednesday, 04 November 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Feedback from National Treasury workshop: Retirement reforms »
Author: SAIT Technical Options for retirement reform The purpose of the workshop was to harmonise the tax treatment o...
Wednesday, 30 September 2015   (2 Comments - view/add)
Section 10C Error Code 9858 on SARS eFiling »
Author: SAIT Technical SAIT has received numerous queries regarding an error received on eFiling when using the SARS...
Wednesday, 01 April 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Feedback from National Treasury workshop: Cross-issue of shares »
Author: Lesedi Seforo (SAIT) National Treasury hosted a workshop on the 26 th  of March 2015 to discuss commentar...
Tuesday, 31 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
ATAF / African Tax Outlook Project - Economist Position »
Author: Frankie Mbuyamba (ATAF) This is to announce that an economist consultant position is available with the African...
Monday, 30 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Feedback on withholding tax on service fees workshop »
Author: Erich Bell (SAIT) Introduction  On 26 March 2015, National Treasury hosted a workshop on the withholding...

VAT
Monday, 13 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
If no tax debt, SARS must pay refund: notable judgment on Tax Administration Act's refund provisions »
Author: Louis Botha (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr for International Law Office) Introduction Taxpayers often claim...
Wednesday, 01 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Decrypting the law: Proposed VAT Act amendments affecting cryptocurrencies »
Author: Gerhard Badenhorst (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) The former Minister of Finance stated in his Budget Review on 21 F...
Monday, 23 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
2018 Legislative cycle: Proposed VAT amendments »
Author: PWC The draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill, 2018 and the draft Tax Administration Laws Amendment Bill were r...
Friday, 09 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The VAT rate increase and real estate transactions »
Authors: Gerhard Badenhorst and JD van der Merwe (CDH) On 21  February 2018, former Finance Minister Malusi Gi...
Monday, 05 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Unpacking the VAT rate increase »
Author: KPMG South Africa Blog It is by now common knowledge that the standard rate of VAT will increase from 14% to...

Corporate Tax
Monday, 27 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Exchange Control: Recent amendments to the Currency and Exchanges Manual for Authorised Dealers »
Author: Louis Botha (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) As part of its review of South Africa’s exchange control rules, the Finan...
Wednesday, 22 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Corporate reorganisations: the dividend stripping pitfall »
Authors: Nicolette Smit and Stephan Minne (ENSafrica) Under South African corporate reorganisation rules, tax conseq...
Monday, 20 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Crossing borders: The not-so-golden loop structure »
Author: Louis Botha (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) As time goes on, our world becomes smaller. One of the ways in which this...
Monday, 06 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The cloud of doubt no longer hanging over doubtful debts? »
Author: Jerome Brink (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) Following on from our previous tax alerts regarding the various proposed...
Monday, 23 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
A re-prioritising of sorts - between the anti-avoidance rules and corporate re-organisations »
Author: Louis Botha (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) A re-prioritising of sorts? Proposals regarding the interaction between...

Individuals Tax
Monday, 27 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Reassurance for taxpayers seeking debt relief »
Author: Jerome Brink (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr for International Law Office) Debt restructuring and relief within the b...
Wednesday, 22 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Far-reaching proposed changes to the taxation of foreign trusts »
Authors: Jenny Klein and Sheryl Kunaka (ENSafrica) The South African Draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill, 2018 (the “...
Monday, 20 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Treasury clarifies the clogged-loss rules »
Author: Jessica Carr (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) Amendments to paragraph 39 of the Eighth Schedule to the Income Tax Act,...
Wednesday, 01 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Treasury includes cryptocurrency in draft tax legislation »
Author: Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr On 16 July 2018, National Treasury’s draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill (draft TLAB) wa...
Wednesday, 27 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Potential amendments affecting foreign trusts holding shares in foreign companies »
Author: Joon Chong (Webber Wentzel) National Treasury has held a few workshops this year to engage with stakeholders...

SARS News & Tax Administration
Monday, 17 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mapping out MAP procedures »
Author: Jessica Carr (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) On 25 July 2018, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) published its...
Monday, 10 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
More than one way to skin a cat? »
Author: Louis Botha (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) More than one way to skin a cat? The High Court considers the power of...
Tuesday, 07 August 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
Tax attorney explains SARS' new strategy to tackle tax evasion »
Author: Darren Britz (Tax Consultancy SA) Tax evasion has naturally always been a criminal offense in South Africa, t...
Monday, 16 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
If no tax debt, SARS must pay the refund: An interesting judgment about the TAA’s refund provisions »
Author: Louis Botha (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) It is often mentioned by taxpayers that in their opinion, the South Afric...
Monday, 28 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Non-submission of transfer pricing documentation is an incidence of non-compliance »
Authors: Karen Miller & Carryn Alexander (Webber Wentzel) It has long been the position that there are no specifi...

Capital Gains Tax
Monday, 18 September 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Exempt dividends treated as income or proceeds for capital gains »
Authors: Craig Miller and Joon Chong (Webber Wentzel) A common method for South African corporate shareholders to ex...
Monday, 15 May 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax consequences of waiver of contractual rights »
Author: Ben Strauss (CDH) Capital gains tax (CGT) is levied on the disposal of an asset. The terms “disposal” and “a...
Monday, 20 March 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax Court pronounces on the capital gains tax rules pertaining to the reduction of proceeds »
Author: Jerome Brink (CDH)   It is a general principle of South African income tax that a taxpayer is taxed...
Tuesday, 22 November 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax consequences of the part waiver of a loan »
Authors: Heinrich Louw, Gigi Nyanin & Mark Morgan (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) Tax consequences of the part waive...
Monday, 13 June 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Commercial property: three ways to save tax »
Author: Ben Strauss (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) The effective rate of capital gains tax (CGT) has increased dramatically in...

International News
Monday, 21 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Time is running out for transfer pricing documentation compliance »
Author: Limahl Sukhlal (ENSafrica) In terms of the South African Income Tax Act, 1962 (the “ Act ”), transfer...

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