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Guide to employers' tax obligations after damage to their premises

In this article, we deal with some of the possible implications for employers and employees of businesses damaged during the recent looting...

By Joon Chong and Nina Keyser 2 days ago

Company, director sentenced for R5.7m Sars fraud

A company and its director pleaded guilty in the Bloemfontein Regional Court of PAYE fraud for claiming a false PAYE credit of the R5.7 million...

3 days ago

Unpacking the complexities of ETI

The Employment Tax Incentive (ETI) scheme is designed to encourage employers to hire young work seekers by sharing costs...

14 Jul 2021

Using the internal administrative appeal mechanism to resolve Sars customs disputes

The Customs and Excise Act, 1964 grants significant enforcement powers to certain South African Revenue Service (Sars) divisions. However, disputes with the tax collector in this sphere can be extremely time consuming and onerous...

By Rudi Katzke 6 Jul 2021

RIP: Robert Legh

Bowmans chair and senior partner Rob Legh died on 1 July of Covid-19-related complications...

6 Jul 2021

Policy review on excise to impact beleaguered alcohol and tobacco industries

In February, Treasury announced an 8% increase in alcohol and tobacco excise duties. This appeared to be driven by a desire to grow government revenue...

By Virusha Subban 28 Jun 2021

Your small business is doomed to fail without proper tax compliance

Tax lawyers Ashika Nichha and Jabulani Sithebe from CMS Law South Africa offer valuable advice on tax compliance for young entrepreneurs with small businesses...

By Ashika Nichha & Jabulani Sithebe 28 Jun 2021

Can VAT be levied on penalties in a construction contract?

When projects in the construction run over their deadline, penalties are imposed at an agreed rate from the contractual stipulated date to the actual date of completion...

By Gerard van Beek 25 Jun 2021

Cross-border tax regulations can be costly

When South African businesses expand into other African countries there are cross-border tax implications, which can be costly and administratively burdensome if not considered upfront...

18 Jun 2021

Implications of ConCourt ruling for all loyalty programme providers

The Constitutional Court recently handed down judgment on the Clicks Retailers (Pty) Ltd v CSARS case, which has wide ramifications for all loyalty programme providers...

By Joon Chong 7 Jun 2021

Potential work from home tax deductions during the pandemic

Since the advent of Covid-19 and remote working, employees have borne the brunt of operational costs associated with places of employment, which are normally paid for by employers...

By Louise Kotze 3 Jun 2021

How the law change affects SA tax residents working abroad

The changes made to income tax regulation from 1 March 2020, regarding the exemption provided to South African tax residents working outside the country has a big impact on employees and their South African employers...

By Kesiree Mari & Daniel Baines 31 May 2021

Kenyan authorities set to regulate free-and-easy fintech

The regulatory net is closing on Kenya's fintech industry. Fintech is one of the least regulated segments of the country's financial services sector, but the industry's unregulated days are numbered...

By Ariana Issaias and Dominic Indokhomi 20 May 2021






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