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How do you define a worker in a gig economy?

Uber drivers in the United Kingdom are just one example of how the digitisation is changing the way we define employees...

17 hours ago

New tax law sees increase in financial emigration

The government's planned changes to the tax law for South Africans working abroad has brought financial emigration into sharp focus...

10 Oct 2017

Finance Minister amends money laundering regulations

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has amended the Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Control (MLTFC) Regulations, National Treasury said on Tuesday, 3 October 2017...

4 Oct 2017

TLAB: Converting debt to equity revisions

Treasury's proposed changes in the draft TLAB on converting debt to equity were presented in a workshop...

2 Oct 2017

SARS turns up the heat on non-compliant taxpayers

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has warned taxpayers that not submitting a tax return is a criminal offence...

28 Sep 2017

Which business start-up costs are tax deductible?

SARS has provided further guidance on when pre-trade expenditure may be deducted for the purpose of determining taxable income...

By Graeme Palmer 27 Sep 2017

Extending CFC rules to foreign trusts and foundations

The draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill extends the existing controlled foreign company (CFC) rules to include foreign trusts and foundations, and foreign companies...

By Joon Chong 22 Sep 2017

Treasury to amend foreign tax plan

The Treasury has agreed to significantly amend its proposal to repeal the 183-day tax exemption on income earned abroad...

18 Sep 2017

Regulations on cross-border intellectual property transactions to be relaxed

The 2017 Budget announced that the regulatory framework regarding cross-border intellectual property transactions is to be relaxed, for both tax and exchange control purposes...

By Sean Gilmour 6 Sep 2017

Rehabilitation funds tax plan leaves regulations gap

The proposed tax measures to curb mining-rehabilitation fund abuse missed an opportunity to differentiate between tax law and mining regulations...

By Betsie Strydom and Wandisile Mandlana 29 Aug 2017

Banks get more power to block accounts

There has been an expansion of banks' power to hold funds on suspicion of a tax offence, as proposed in the 2017 draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill and draft Tax Administration Laws Amendment Bill...

By Rudi Katzke 16 Aug 2017

Concern over amendment to regulations around share buy-back transactions

The amendment to regulations around share buy-back transactions in the 2017 Taxation Laws Amendment Bill (TLAB) concerns many people...

7 Aug 2017

New tax law stifles foreign work benefits

If passed by Parliament, the Draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill proposal to remove foreign remuneration tax exemption will impact the willingness of South Africans to work abroad...

7 Aug 2017

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