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Is tax resistance a legitimate expression of dissatisfaction?

At the 2016 Tax Indaba, Sars Commissioner Tom Moyane called for ‘tax morality'...

By Patricia Williams 23 May 2017

Taxing South Africa into prosperity

The Davis Tax Committee (DTC) has called for written submissions by 31 May 2017 on the desirability and feasibility of wealth taxes for South Africa...

By Graeme Palmer 17 May 2017

Sars to clamp down on profit shifting by multinationals

Sars has beefed up its transfer fund division to stop multinational companies shifting their profits out of the country to more tax-friendly jurisdictions...

16 May 2017

Treasury tweaks insurance bill

The Treasury has agreed to changes to the insurance bill in a bid to accelerate the transformation of the industry...

11 May 2017

New learnership incentive tax calculation app from KPMG

KPMG has launched the Learnership Incentive Tax Tool, an app that calculates learnership tax allowances and generates tax schedules for registered learnerships at the press of a button...

8 May 2017

President Zuma signs the FICA Bill

President Jacob Zuma has signed the Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment (FICA) Act, which amends the Financial Intelligence Centre Act, 2001...

2 May 2017

Experts warn wealth tax 'a complex issue'

Wealth taxes, now under consideration by the Davis tax committee, are notoriously complicated and expensive both to administer and to comply with, tax practitioners say...

By Linda Ensor 28 Apr 2017

Citibank agrees to R69.5m fine

Citibank has agreed to pay an administrative penalty of almost R69.5 million in relation to the bank's involvement in a forex trading cartel...

28 Apr 2017

Davis committee to mull wealth tax

The Davis tax committee has begun its investigations into a possible wealth tax...

By Linda Ensor 26 Apr 2017

SARB's new loop structure allows foreign investment for startups

Local unlisted research and development companies can establish companies offshore in order to obtain foreign investment without prior approval...

18 Apr 2017

BevSA wants more time on sugar tax

BevSA is asking for more time for a total dietary study to be done on obesity before the new tax on SSBs is introduced...

4 Apr 2017

Tax revenue decline points to a deeper malaise

The finance minister's 2017 budget speech, coupled with concerns raised by commentators, highlight factors that may indicate a decline in tax compliancy...

By Ian Matthews 29 Mar 2017

Donations and tax

The aim of this article is to alert individuals to donations tax considerations over and above the utilisation of the full R100,000 annual exemption which will inevitably be used to a great degree now that section 7C has been introduced...

By Struan Robertson, Issued by Meredith Harington 23 Mar 2017

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International

Twitter shares rise on word of Biz Stone's return

SAN FRANCISCO - Twitter shares gained Tuesday on word that co-founder Biz Stone was returning to the social network after six years away.

18 May 2017

Hammerson, 'a solid bet for future returns'

Hammerson, which is the largest property stock on the JSE, is considered by analysts as one of the most undervalued stocks with significant upside potential.

28 Apr 2017

McDonald's reports higher earnings on strong US, China

NEW YORK, United States - McDonald's reported higher first-quarter earnings Tuesday on better performance in key regions, including the United States and China.

28 Apr 2017

Thomson Reuters, Oxford Business Group sign distribution agreement

Thomson Reuters and Oxford Business Group (OBG) have signed a distribution agreement, whereby users of Thomson Reuters financial platform, Eikon, can now access Oxford Business Group's full range of research on emerging economies.

28 Apr 2017

UK advertising passes £21bn in 2016

Following a record Q4 of advertising activity, the UK enjoyed a seventh consecutive year of market growth, as adspend grew 3.7% to reach £21.4bn. The Advertising Association/Warc Expenditure Report, a measure of advertising activity in the UK, has just published the full year figures for 2016.

26 Apr 2017

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