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Wednesday, 17 April 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Proposed amendments to clarify income tax treatment of statutory mergers »
Author: Robert Gad , Megan Mccormack And Jo-Paula Roman (ENSafrica) Sections 113 and 115 o...
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   (5 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
Wednesday, 27 March 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
VAT on the supply of electronic services: release of regulations »
On 18 March 2019, the long-anticipated regulations prescribing the electronic services that are subject to South African V...
Monday, 28 January 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
One less issue when issuing tax invoices »
Author: Varusha Moodaley (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) A tax invoice plays a pivotal role in the VAT system for suppliers a...
Friday, 21 December 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
New e-services regulations: widening invisible VAT net »
Authors: Gerhard Badenhorst & Varusha Moodaley (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) In response to the ever-increasing world...
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...

Corporate Tax
Wednesday, 17 April 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Proposed amendments to clarify income tax treatment of statutory mergers »
Author: Robert Gad , Megan Mccormack And Jo-Paula Roman (ENSafrica) Sections 113 and 115 o...
Monday, 08 April 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Controlled foreign company comparable tax threshold to be decreased »
Author: Tsangadzaome Mukumba (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr for International Law Office) The 2019 Budget noted that a...
Monday, 11 March 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
A creature of statute: A decision about the Tax Court’s power to increase understatement penalties »
Authors: Louis Botha and Louis Kotze (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) In the recent judgment of Purlish Holdings (Proprie...
Tuesday, 12 February 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
New tax change taxes dividends in a collective investment scheme »
Author: Magda Snyckers (ENSafrica) Dividends declared by South African resident companies or non-resident companies,...
Monday, 11 February 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Carbon Tax Bill: finalisation & voting; Financial Matters Amendment Draft Bill: briefing »
Author: Parliamentary Monitoring Group The Committee met with the National Treasury for finalisation and adoption...

Individuals Tax
Tuesday, 12 February 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Finality to Debt Benefit Rules »
Author: Siyanda Gaetsewe (ENSafrica) The Taxation Laws Amendment Act, 2018 (“ TLAA ”), which was promulgated on 1...
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,...

SARS News & Tax Administration
Wednesday, 27 March 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Frivolous disputes: Taxpayers beware »
Author: Natasha Wilkinson (Tax Attorney) The Tax Court judgment in XYZ CC v C:SARS (ITC 13 868) ( “XYZ case” )...
Monday, 04 March 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
The proposed amendments regarding dividend stripping rules in the 2019 Budget »
Author: Louis Botha (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) I n our  Special Edition Budget Speech Alert 2019 , we discussed, am...
Monday, 25 February 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
When must reportable arrangements be disclosed to SARS? »
Author: Ben Strauss (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) Under the Tax Administration Act (28/2011), persons who enter into cert...
Monday, 04 February 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
When must a reportable arrangement be disclosed to SARS? »
Author: Ben Strauss (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) Under the Tax Administration Act, No 28 of 2011 (TAA) persons who enter i...
Monday, 28 January 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dutch Supreme Court hands down long-awaited judgment in ‘most favoured nation’ clause dispute »
Author: Mareli Treurnicht (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) The wait is finally over. On 18 January 2019 the Dutch Supreme Cour...

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, 07 January 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
No tax on interest? Ruling pertaining to convention between South Africa and Brazil »
Author: Louis Botha (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr for International Law Office) On 24 July 2006 the Convention between the...

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