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Monday, 16 July 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
If no tax debt, SARS must pay the refund: An interesting judgment about the TAA’s refund provisions »
Author: Louis Botha (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) It is often mentioned by taxpayers that in their opinion, the South Afri...
Monday, 16 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
South Africa's first transfer pricing case? »
Author: Jerome Brink (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) Section 31 of the Income Tax Act, No 58 of 1962 (Act) contains South Af...
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...
Wednesday, 11 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Loan funding to offshore trusts: the interaction of applicable tax anti-avoidance measures »
Author: Hannelie La Grange (ENSafrica) South African tax resident individuals may consider, whether for estate plann...
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...

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
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...
Monday, 05 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Unpacking the VAT rate increase »
Author: KPMG South Africa Blog It is by now common knowledge that the standard rate of VAT will increase from 14% to...
Wednesday, 28 February 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Surviving the transition to a 15% VAT rate »
Authors: Anne Jenkinson and Annelie Giles (ENSafrica) The South African Minister of Finance, Malusi Gigaba, tabled...
Monday, 26 February 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
VAT rate increase: What VAT rate should be charged? »
Author: Gerhard Badenhorst (CHD) The Minister of Finance announced in his Budget Speech of 21 February 2018 that the...
Wednesday, 31 January 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Potential VAT cash flow problem for residential property developers »
Authors: Anne Jenkinson and Annelie Giles (ensafrica) The recent end of the value-added tax (“ VAT ”) relief period...

Corporate Tax
Monday, 25 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
A long-awaited guide on venture capital companies published for comment »
Author: Gigi Nyanin (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) The VCC tax regime was introduced into the Income Tax Act, No 58 of 196...
Monday, 18 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Controlled foreign companies: look before you leap »
Authors: Carmen Gers and Simone Krupanandham (ENSafrica) Section 9D of the Income Tax Act, 1962 (the “ Act ”) is aim...
Monday, 18 June 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
The capital v revenue question in the context of government grants »
Authors: Louis Botha and Louise Kotze (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) The Capital v Revenue question in the context of gover...
Thursday, 14 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Carbon Tax Bill: Treasury response to submissions »
Author: Parliamentary Monitoring Group The Portfolio Committee on Environmental Affairs and the Standing Committee o...
Monday, 28 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Efficient or inept? South Africa’s corporate income tax rate and restructuring rules »
Author: Candice Gibson (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) As indicated in our  Tax and Exchange Control Alert  publish...

Individuals Tax
Wednesday, 27 June 2018   (0 Comments - 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, 27 June 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
Tax non-compliance status may be inaccurate »
Authors:  Joon Chong, Nina Keyser, Nirvasha Singh and Carryn Alexander (Webber Wentzel) SARS replaced the Tax...
Monday, 11 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Accrual of amount on cession of right to dividends »
Author: Ben Strauss (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) Generally speaking, dividends paid by South African companies are exempt...
Monday, 04 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Securities lending arrangements back in the spotlight »
Author: Jerome Brink (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) Recently the South African Revenue Service (SARS) issued Binding Private...
Monday, 21 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Revised debt reduction rules »
Author: Annalie Pinch (ENSafrica) The debt reduction provisions contained in section 19 of the Income Tax Act, 1962...

SARS News & Tax Administration
Monday, 16 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
If no tax debt, SARS must pay the refund: An interesting judgment about the TAA’s refund provisions »
Author: Louis Botha (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) It is often mentioned by taxpayers that in their opinion, the South Afric...
Monday, 28 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Non-submission of transfer pricing documentation is an incidence of non-compliance »
Authors: Karen Miller & Carryn Alexander (Webber Wentzel) It has long been the position that there are no specifi...
Thursday, 17 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
PWC Tax Alert: Fixed non-compliance penalties imposed on TP documentation »
Author: PWC The SA Revenue Service (“SARS”) has indicated that the failure by a SA-resident Tier 1 company to submit...
Friday, 04 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Status of SARS interpretation notes »
Author: Ben Strauss (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) From time to time, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) issues inte...
Friday, 04 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Procedure is everything »
Author:  Louis Botha (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) Procedure is everything: A win for the taxpayer and the import...

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...

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