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Monday, 01 April 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
New SARS boss: ‘I hope to reignite that flame of hope from the flicker of despair’ »
Author: Ruan Jooste (Daily Maverick) Edward Kieswetter will walk into a demoralised SARS when he begins work on May 1...
Tuesday, 22 January 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ramaphosa signs 3 tax bills, sets effective dates for Budget 2018 tax changes »
Author: Amanda Visser (IOL) The signing of three tax bills into law by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday brought...
Tuesday, 11 December 2018   (3 Comments - view/add)
‘Unfair’ Sars penalty regime under fire »
A uthor: Amanda Visser (IOL) Many taxpayers have felt the pain of receiving administrative penalties that in some i...
Friday, 02 November 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
‘Moyane fired because he failed to defend himself’ »
Author: Townpress South Africa The CEO of the South African Institute for Tax Professionals Dr Keith Engel says SARS...
Tuesday, 02 October 2018   (2 Comments - view/add)
‘Pay now, argue later’ Sars rule under scrutiny »
Author: Amanda Visser (IOL) The South African Revenue Service’s “pay now, argue later” rule is justified in certain...
Thursday, 13 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nhlanhla Nene says corruption and slow economic growth may impact revenue collection »
Author: Sandton Chronicle During the Tax Indaba in Sandton, Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene raised some concerns abo...
Thursday, 13 September 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
Ngoepe is for the people »
Author: Amanda Visser (IOL) The office of the Tax Ombud has made a submission to Parliament to allow it to initiate...
Wednesday, 22 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Treasury’s plan to fix abuse of venture capital incentive will kill the industry, MPs told »
Author: Linda Ensor (Business Live) One of the main changes is that only one class of shares will be allowed in vent...
Tuesday, 07 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Proposed tax changes will hurt venture capital investments »
Author: Amanda Visser (IOL) Proposed changes to the venture capital company (VCC) tax incentive may have devastatin...
Monday, 30 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Proposed tax change could hit unit trust investors »
Author: Amanda Visser (IOL) One of the reasons collective investment schemes, such as unit trusts, are so popular am...
Thursday, 12 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
A technocrat with a big vision is needed to lead Team SARS »
Author: Keith Engel  One unique thing about SA is the political views associated with the South African Revenue...
Friday, 29 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
There is no need to fear filing tax returns »
Author: Charlene Clayton (Sowetan Live) Tax filing season opens on Sunday and you may be wondering whether you need t...
Tuesday, 12 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS's new service charter may repair trust, but taxpayer bill of rights is needed »
Author: Amanda Visser (Business Live) A service charter that will enable taxpayers to keep the South African Revenu...
Thursday, 07 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
What taxpayers want from the president’s SARS inquiry »
Author: Amanda Visser (Business Live) Acting SARS chief Mark Kingon acknowledges that restoring taxpayers’ trust in t...
Wednesday, 06 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Salary payment still best option for business owners »
Author: Amanda Visser (Business Live) Tax experts say small business owners have three options; a salary, dividends p...
Monday, 04 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Your deadline to file your tax return just got a lot shorter »
Author: Amanda Visser (Business Live) The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has reduced the length of tax filing...
Monday, 04 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS cuts short tax filing period »
Author: ENCA The South African Revenue Service is shortening its window for  filing tax returns . SARS sa...
Monday, 28 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Shorter filing season will put pressure on taxpayers »
Author: Amanda Visser (Wêreldwyd) The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has indicated that the filing season will...
Monday, 28 May 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
Why you need to sort out your tax-residency status »
Author: Amanda Visser (Business Live) The lack of clear definitions to determine an individual’s tax resident statu...
Tuesday, 22 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ramaphosa names new presiding officer on Moyane’s inquiry »
Author: Town Press President Cyril Ramaphosa has decided to appoint a new presiding officer to head the inquiry into...
Wednesday, 16 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS wants to cut tax season 2018 by a month »
Author: Amanda Visser (Business Live) The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has proposed shortening the annual fi...
Tuesday, 15 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fast uptake of global exchange of information for tax purposes is ‘admirable’ »
Author: Amanda Visser (Business Live) However, concerns about confidentiality and clients not understanding the magn...
Monday, 30 April 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Concerns raised over proposed e-services VAT amendments »
Author: Amanda Visser (Business Live) Various concerns about the impact of the latest proposed amendments to the Val...
Wednesday, 18 April 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Diesel Refund Survey »
Author:  SAIT Technical We are running a survey to determine whether participants are experiencing delays in rec...
Thursday, 12 April 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Davis Tax Committee concludes its work within 5 years »
Author: The Davis Tax Committee The Davis Tax Committee (DTC) is pleased to announce the publication of four more fin...
Thursday, 05 April 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
[LISTEN] SARS fails to reach tax collection target »
Author: EWN Speaking to Talk Radio 702's Bongani Bingwa, Keith Engel of the South African Institute of Tax Profess...
Wednesday, 04 April 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Naspers’s Tencent sale will not stuff tax coffers »
Author: Ann Crotty (Business Live) Naspers may have scored billions of rand of profit on the sale of a portion...
Sunday, 01 April 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
It’s tax crunch time, but outlook is positive »
Authors:  Philippa Larkin, Kabelo Khumalo & Amanda Visser (IOL) From today, South Africans will hav...
Monday, 26 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Move to scrutinise collective schemes raises tax concerns »
Author: Amanda Visser (Business Live) The National Treasury’s intention to re-examine the tax treatment of trading...
Monday, 26 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ignorance is not bliss: A recent judgment about understatement penalties and a caution to taxpayers »
Authors: Louis Botha and Louise Kotze (CDH) In the recent matter of Mr A & XYZ CC v The Commissioner for th...
Thursday, 15 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Higher taxes for large estates, but roll-over relief remains in place »
Author: Amanda Visser (Wêreldwyd) Tax commentators have welcomed the fact that Malusi Gigaba, the former Minister of...
Wednesday, 14 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS debt collection strategy raises questions »
Author: Sunita Menon (Business Live) The South African Revenue Service’s (SARS’s) appointment of eight agencies to r...
Tuesday, 13 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax Conference Victoria Falls »
Author: Tax Matrix Driving Economic Revival through Taxation Policy and Practice. A high level discussion forum fo...
Friday, 09 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
New economic zones are no cure-all for manufacturing »
Author: Amanda Visser (Business Live) Stumbling blocks for the success of special economic zones include legislatio...
Friday, 02 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Reality of State Owned Companies in SA »
Author: Brian Kantor (Investec) The Budget Review for 2018-19 informs us that  “In cases where state owned compa...

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