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Saturday, 30 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
What is the value of a convertible preference share for purposes of determining a capital gain »
Author: Louis Botha (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) What is the value of a convertible preference share for purposes of de...
Wednesday, 15 February 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Introduction of section 7C to the Income Tax Act and its effect on estate planning »
Author: Ntebaleng Sekabate (ENSafrica) Over the years, a number of estate planning mechanisms have been employed by...
Monday, 25 January 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Estate duty implications for non-resident individual investors in South African assets »
Author: Heinrich Louw (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) On 21 January 2016, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) issued Bindin...
Tuesday, 17 November 2015   (1 Comment - view/add)
Landlords can grow rich in their sleep »
Author: Grant Thornton Land ownership in South Africa is a contentious issue and fodder for many debates. However, owni...
Tuesday, 17 November 2015   (1 Comment - view/add)
Davis Tax Committee – the true value of marriage »
Author: Doné Howell (Grant Thornton Johannesburg) The recent  report on estate duty  from the Davi...
Wednesday, 02 September 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
DTC call for oral comments on first interim report on estate duty »
Author: The Davis Tax Committee The Davies Tax Committee (DTC) is inviting oral comments on the First Interim Report on...
Wednesday, 29 July 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Taxation of trusts revisited »
Author: Hanneke Farrand (ENSafrica) The Davis Tax Committee's First Interim Report on Estate Duty ("DTC Report”) was rel...
Monday, 27 July 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Davis Tax Committee proposes radical overhaul of trust taxation »
Author: BDO South Africa The Davis Tax Committee ('the DTC') released its First Report on Estate Duty. The DTC decided i...
Monday, 13 July 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Davis Tax Committee seeks public input for First Interim Report on Estate Duty »
Author: The Davis Tax Committee The DTC's media statement on 13 July 2015 is calling for input for its first interim rep...
Friday, 15 May 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Closing the loophole on retirement annuities and estate duty »
Author: Denver Keswell (Nedgroup Investments) "To eliminate the potential to avoid estate duty, government proposes tha...
Monday, 30 March 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
VAT 413 Guide for Estates »
Author: SARS SARS published an updated VAT 413 Guide for Estates on the 27 th  of March 2015. This guide withdraws...
Thursday, 03 January 2013   (1 Comment - view/add)
Deceased estates - tax returns »
By Angelique Visser (FISA/Moneywebtax) Executive summary Executors of deceased estates often experience delays when...
Thursday, 02 August 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Estate Duty living annuities »
By Michael Stein (Friday Page) Section 3(2)( b ) of the Estate Duty Act treats as property in an estate for estate du...
Monday, 23 July 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Strike a deal to scrap estate tax »
By Matthew Lester (Tax Talk) Of all the taxes, estate duty and capital gains tax (CGT) seem to get most taxpayers ira...
Friday, 06 July 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Estate Duty Interest »
By Michael Stein (Friday Page) Section10 of the Estate Duty Act provides that if any estate duty remains unpaid at t...
Monday, 25 June 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Whose estate is it anyway? »
By Tiny Carroll (TaxTalk) I often say to clients that "Estate planning is like dealing with a backache – sometimes all...
Monday, 11 June 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Estate duty dodge is just silly »
By Prof Matthew Lester (TaxTalk) One still often hears that old brag: "I've got this bright accountant/lawyer who has s...



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