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Monday, 08 October 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Interest-free loans to trusts: Proposed amendments, public comments and National Treasury’s response »
Author: Louis Botha (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) In the 2018 draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill, 2018 (Draft TLAB), publi...
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
Tuesday, 25 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
VAT on commercial and residential accommodation: Lodging, leasing or renting? »
Author: Gerhard Badenhorst (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) The Value-Added Tax Act, No 89 of 1991 (VAT Act) contemplates the...
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...

Corporate Tax
Tuesday, 11 December 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
In the end, there can be only one contract – the SCA considers section 24C of the Income Tax Act »
Author: Louis Botha (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) On 3 December 2018, the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) handed down judgmen...
Monday, 03 December 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Disallowance of use of assessed loss »
Author: Gigi Nyanin (International Law Office) In the recent case of  Commissioner for the South African Revenu...
Monday, 03 December 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
What is meant by 'fit and proper'? The Australian Federal Court sheds some light »
Author: Gigi Nyanin (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) The concept of a ‘fit and proper’ person is a fundamental one in many pr...
Monday, 26 November 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Income tax exemption for body corporates, share block companies and associations »
Author: Jessica Carr (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) On 13 November 2018 the South African Revenue Service (SARS) published t...
Monday, 19 November 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
A burning issue: National Treasury releases the revised Draft Regulations on the Carbon Offset »
Author: Louis Botha (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) On 12 November 2018, National Treasury (NT) published the revised Draft R...

Individuals Tax
Monday, 26 November 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cruel accrual? An important judgment for taxpayers in the property development industry »
Authors: Louis Botha and Heinrich Louw (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) It is an established tax law principle that an amount...
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...

SARS News & Tax Administration
Tuesday, 11 December 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Is the Office of the Tax Ombud doing its job? »
Author: Jessica Carr (International Law Office) Since its establishment in October 2013, under Section 15 of the Tax...
Friday, 26 October 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
More than one way to skin a cat? High Court considers SARS' power to issue reduced assessments »
Author: Louis Botha (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr for International Law Office) Introduction Under Section 93 of the...
Monday, 22 October 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
2018 Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) »
Author: Parliamentary Monitoring Group Submissions must be received by no later than  29 October 2018 ....
Wednesday, 17 October 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Back to basics: navigating a SARS audit and dispute process »
Author: Taryn Solomon (ENSafrica) Receiving and responding to a request for relevant material from the South African...
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...

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, 12 November 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
No tax on interest? Ruling pertaining to DTA between South Africa and Brazil »
Author: Louis Botha (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) On 24 July 2006, the Convention between the Government of the Republic of...
Wednesday, 17 October 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Drastic new Namibian tax law proposals »
Authors: Peter Dachs and Lavina Daya (ENSafrica) In the Namibian Budget Speech held in March 2018, far-reaching ref...

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