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offshorecashdash

Tightening up on the offshore trust rules

By Ernest Mazansky, Head of Tax Practice, Werksmans Attorneys. (more…)

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Eric Madumo, Webber Wentzel

SARS prescription only starts once tax return has been submitted

By Eric Madumo, Candidate Attorney and Joon Chong, Partner at Webber Wentzel In the recent case of CSARS v Char Trade, the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) that prescription begins to run against CSARS when a return for secondary tax on companies (STC) is submitted to SARS by a taxpayer. (more…)

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Tertius Troost

The good and bad of proposed tax amendments for cryptocurrencies

  By Tertius Troost, Senior Tax Consultant at Mazars (more…)

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budgettaxsq

Tax and SARS – do you understand the understatement penalty behaviours?

By Esther Geldenhuys, senior associate at Werksmans Attorneys  (more…)

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Get a digital tax health score to help you pay less tax

TaxTim, which helps you to complete and file your tax returns online with the help of a digital tax expert called Tim, now offers a personalised tax health score report free which could help users pay less tax. The score is the result of an in depth automated analysis of an individual’s tax return. It […]

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budgettaxsq

No mission more important than stabilising and restoring SARS: Minister Nene

Government is seized with three objectives currently, Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene said today. “They are to: a) Stabilise SARS; b) Restore the credibility of SARS; and c) Strengthen the capacity of SARS to collect revenue and meet revenue targets. In this regard, there are two processes currently underway. The first is the Commission of Inquiry into […]

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Existing pension rules apply until new regulations are in force: PFA

Government’s recent default regulations applicable to the pension funds industry will ensure that members are better informed about their decisions at retirement, said Muvhango Lukhaimane, the Pension Funds Adjudicator. (more…)

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Jeremy-Burman1

Ten key questions to ask your tax practitioner

Many people are baffled by tax and often terrified by any mention of SARS and tax returns. (more…)

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