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The VAT Compliance Landscape »
Author: Nico Theron (The Unicus Tax Specialist SA) VAT use to be a simple tax for taxpayers to comply with. Returns w...
20 September 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Unintended consequences of the new CFC rules »
Author: Judith Becker (ENSafrica) In the 2017 South African Budget speech, the Minister of Finance raised government...
20 September 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The countdown begins for retirement funds to comply with the final Default Regulations »
Authors: Leigh Sedice and Sajeel Bhagwanjee (ENSafrica) The final Default Regulations, issued in terms of section 36...
20 September 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The income tax implications of a return of capital »
Author: Alexa Muller (ENSafrica) In terms of the South African Income Tax Act, 1962 (the “ Act ”), distributions re...
20 September 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
What are the tax and exchange control implications of Bitcoin? »
Authors: Robert Gad, Nicolette Smit, Megan McCormack and Jo-Paula Roman (ENSafrica) With virtual currencies suc...

Institute Announcements
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...
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...
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...
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...
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
21 hours ago   (0 Comments - view/add)
The VAT Compliance Landscape »
Author: Nico Theron (The Unicus Tax Specialist SA) VAT use to be a simple tax for taxpayers to comply with. Returns w...
31 July 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Getting out what you put in… A recap on the deductibility of input tax »
Author: Varusha Moodaley (CDH) An input tax deduction may be claimed when VAT is incurred on goods and services acqu...
12 June 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The VAT implications of the sale of book debts written off »
Author: Gerhard Badenhorst (CDH) When a vendor, which is registered for value added tax (VAT) on the invoice basis...
22 May 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Further clarification on the VAT registration of non-executive directors »
Author: Jerome Brink (CDH) On 10 February 2017, SARS published Binding General Ruling 40 (BGR 40), in addition to...
22 May 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
VAT on non-executive director remuneration: More questions than answers? »
Author: Gerhard Badenhorst (CDH) The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has ruled in Binding General Ruling (BG...

Corporate Tax
20 September 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The income tax implications of a return of capital »
Author: Alexa Muller (ENSafrica) In terms of the South African Income Tax Act, 1962 (the “ Act ”), distributions re...
18 September 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Contributed tax capital (CTC) and its application in respect of non-resident shareholders »
Authors: Craig Miller and Darren Roy (Webber Wentzel) The draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill, 2017 (DTLAB) proposes...
12 September 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lights, camera, action! The tax exemption in respect of films »
Authors: Nandipha Mzizi and Louis Botha (CDH) “From the beginning of the production stage to the actual editing of th...
30 June 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Investment by a venture capital company »
Author: Gigi Nyanin (CDH) The South African Revenue Service (SARS) released Binding Private Ruling 274 (BPR 274)...
15 June 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Energy Efficiency Initiatives in South Africa »
Author: Claire Tucker (Bowmans) Power shortages and load shedding in the last years have galvanised South Africans...

Individuals Tax
20 September 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Unintended consequences of the new CFC rules »
Author: Judith Becker (ENSafrica) In the 2017 South African Budget speech, the Minister of Finance raised government...
20 September 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The countdown begins for retirement funds to comply with the final Default Regulations »
Authors: Leigh Sedice and Sajeel Bhagwanjee (ENSafrica) The final Default Regulations, issued in terms of section 36...
20 September 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
What are the tax and exchange control implications of Bitcoin? »
Authors:  Robert Gad, Nicolette Smit, Megan McCormack and Jo-Paula Roman (ENSafrica) With virtual currencies...
28 August 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bargaining councils offered reprieve over neglected benefit deductions »
Author: Amanda Visser (Business Live) Certain bargaining councils have apparently neglected to deduct employees’ ta...
16 August 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
South African draft tax amendment targets share buybacks »
Authors: Robert Gad and Megan McCormack (ENSafrica) The first draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill, 2017 (the “ 2017 T...

SARS News & Tax Administration
18 September 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS' goal to align all interest provisions: further or closer to the goal posts? »
Authors: Rudi Katzke and Yashika Govind (Webber Wentzel)   Previous press releases issued by SARS have hi...
18 September 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
“I missed the SVDP deadline … What do I do now?” »
Authors: Louis Botha, Candice Gibson and Nandipha Mzizi (CDH) On 31 August 2017, the window period for...
04 September 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
SARS says “pay up”, but the court says “no”: An important case on taxpayers’ rights »
Author: Louis Botha (CDH) In Nondabula v Commissioner: SARS and Another (4062/2016) [2017] ZAECMHC 21 (2...
16 August 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Closing window for tax and exchange control relief »
Author: Scott Salusbury (ENSafrica) The window period for South African residents to regularise their unauthorised...
14 August 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ubi ius, ubi remedium: Proposed amendments to the Tax Administration Act »
Author: Louis Botha (CDH) Currently, in terms of section 9 of the Tax Administration Act, No 28 of 2011 (TAA) a decis...

Capital Gains Tax
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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