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Friday, 31 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Short-term insurance documents for VAT purposes »
  Author: Tania Els   Short-term insurance transactions are arguably the most complicated tran...
Friday, 31 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
New tripartite pact underpinned by tax technology beckons »
  Authors: Marcus Botha and Tim Dearden   Our authors take a critical look at restoring trus...
Friday, 31 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax morality and the tax gap »
  Authors: Ruaan Van Eeden and Johanci Meintjes   Our authors explore the concepts of “tax m...
Friday, 31 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Shaking the barren money tree: Collections during legal tax disputes »
  Authors: Nirvasha Singh Nogueira and Wesley Grimm   Our authors argue that during a dispute...
Friday, 31 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Interest-free loans to trusts: Does the compliance burden outweigh the benefits? »
  Author: Hanneke Farrand   In the past, issuing of interest-free loans to discretionary tr...
Friday, 31 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Expat Aftershock: Surviving without the exemption »
  Author: Arlette Manyi   Since 2001, employment income received by South African tax resid...
Friday, 31 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
CFCs: Have we gone too far? »
  Authors:  Cor Kraamwinkel and Wesley Grimm   Controlled foreign company rules wer...
Friday, 29 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
How travel allowances work »
Author: Thamsanqa Msiza With the 2018 tax season upon us, we revisit the fundamentals of the travel claim, and expa...
Friday, 29 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Does tax on earnings from investments discourage you from investing? »
Author: Marelize Loftie-Eaton In the current economic environment, and with the high tax rates, it is important to u...
Friday, 29 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
What happens when you have a second income? »
Author: Maya Nikolova The South African tax system is based on a progressive tax rate table, meaning that the more ta...
Friday, 29 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The SARS refund process »
Authors: Nico Theron and Denise Roodt Sometimes taxpayers receive assessments stating that they are entitled to a ref...
Friday, 29 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
How to deal with SARS queries and assessments »
Authors: Suzanne Smit & Ruaan van Eeden Queries from SARS can take various forms and require appropriate respons...
Friday, 29 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Retirement: Keeping up with contributions and records »
Author: Isabeau Brincker Saving for retirement can hold tax benefits. We take a closer look at how this works in pr...
Friday, 29 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Residential rentals: The risks and rewards »
Author: Natasha Wilkinson Should the tax consequences of renting out a garden flat deter homeowners from earning some...
Friday, 29 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
REIT investment vehicles from an SA investor’s point of view »
Author: Anita Rumboll Real estate investment trusts (REITs) are a relatively new phenomenon in the South African sp...
Friday, 29 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax on pension annuities »
Author: Marc Sevitz We look at why taxpayers may be required to pay in tax on pensions or annuities on assessment an...
Friday, 29 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medical aid credits »
Authors: Nicci Courtney-Clarke & Alicia Human In 2012, SARS changed the way it treats medical expenses on the i...
Friday, 29 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The biggest ITR12 fails »
Author: Nyasha Musviba As challenging as filing your tax return can be, be sure to take the time to avoid the typica...
Friday, 29 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
From IRP5 to tax assessment »
Author: Adv. Carien van Dijk IRP5s are somewhat like family: they can cause you a lot of headaches but you can’t (a...
Friday, 29 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Independent contractors versus employees »
Author: Kobus Muller For tax and legal purposes, it is important that employers distinguish between employees and in...
Friday, 29 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Home office deductions »
Author: Nicci Courtney-Clarke Salaried employees who work from home may be able to claim a home office deduction if...
Friday, 29 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Recent changes to fringe benefits »
Author: Rob Cooper Fringe benefits seem like a good idea: Things your employer gives you for free. But working out...
Friday, 29 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
What documents do you need before completing your tax return? »
Author: Annelie Laage This article aims to provide you with a checklist of information and documents required to mak...
Friday, 29 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Collective Investment Schemes: What are the tax benefits? »
  Author: Aleweyah Price (with thanks to Faried Boltman, Head of Investment Operations at Old Mutual Unit Tru...
Monday, 21 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The winding and costly road of the VAT rate increase »
Author:  Lesley O’Connell, lesley.oconnell@pwc.com We look at the impact of the VAT rate increase, t...
Monday, 21 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The VAT increase and overcoming tax technology challenges »
Authors: Madelein van Zyl, madelein.vanzyl@kpmg.co.za & Eugene Buitendach, eugene.buitendach@kpmg.co.za...
Monday, 21 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
VAT effect on leasehold improvements »
Authors:  Leanie Groenewald, l eanie.groenewald@nwu.ac.za & Herman Viviers, herman.viviers@nwu.a...
Monday, 21 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Imposing understatement penalties: Adopting the right approach »
Author:  Advocate Kevin Burt, mail@kevinburt.co.za The approach being adopted by the Tax Court in th...
Monday, 21 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Trust regimes and offshore trusts »
Author:  Nicky Combrinck, nicky.combrinck@psg.co.za We look at the ongoing changes in the South Afr...
Monday, 21 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax on Womanhood »
Author:  Preshnee Govender, preshnee.govender@kpmg.co.za There was some disappointment that the rece...
Monday, 21 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax(ing) consequences of marriage contracts »
Author:  Shohana Mohan, shohana@taxauditor.co.za Getting married has implications for a couple’s fin...
Monday, 21 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dividends as proceeds on disposal of shares »
Author:  Michele Benetello, mbenetello@ensafrica.com Since the introduction of the Taxation Laws Ame...
Monday, 21 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Applying VAT to e-commerce »
Author:  Ferdie Schneider, fschneider@bdo.co.za Supplies of goods and services are subject to VAT. Ho...
Tuesday, 27 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
When it’s time to reconcile »
Authors: Sonja Frank, sonja@exceed.co.za & Frances Burger, frances@exceedsw.co.za In the past...
Tuesday, 27 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The 411 on VAT201 Steps for accurate submissions »
Author:  Arivan Sathasivan, arivan.sathasivan@za.ey.com Top tips when completing the Vendor Declarati...

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