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BCR 037: Distribution of shares in an unbundling transaction

Thursday, 24 January 2013   (0 Comments)
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SARS issued Binding Class Ruling (BCR) 037 on 23 January 2013.

This ruling deals with the question as to whether the transfer of equity shares held by a company to the shareholders of that company, in an unbundling transaction, will be exempt from dividends tax and securities transfer tax.

This ruling is valid for a period of 5 years from 19 November 2012, provided the transaction is concluded within a period of 3 years from 19 November 2012.

Please click here to download BCR 037.



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