Hanno le Roux
Employees' tax considerations when using the services of contractors - Meredith Harington

Hanno le Roux[Hanno le Roux] Independent contractors, labour brokers and personal service providers provide simplified solutions to meet the immediate business need, but more often than not, these could lead to increased tax complexities, especially in relation to employees' tax...

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Struan Robertson
Income tax: Preparing for the inevitable IT14SD - Meredith Harington

Struan Robertson[Struan Robertson] We have seen a substantial increase in SARS compliance monitoring through their audit department and a requirement to submit an IT14SD...

Posted 2 months ago | Like
Nicci Botha
What will Mboweni talk about in the MTBPS?

What will Mboweni talk about in the MTBPS?
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[Nicci Botha] Just a few weeks into his tenure Minister, Tito Mboweni, will deliver his first Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) on 24 October...

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Hanno le Roux
SARS wants their bit of your bitcoin - Meredith Harington

Hanno le Roux[Hanno le Roux] A look into what guidance SARS has provided on how cryptocurrencies should be treated for tax purposes, as well as some key questions which still remain...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Struan Robertson
The budget and tax law cycle in South Africa - Meredith Harington

Struan Robertson[Struan Robertson] In this article we will be looking at the annual cycle of tax law changes, and when this filters into the tax calculations of individuals, trusts and companies...

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Glen Bresler
Sellers of property beware - you may have to pay taxes on gains made before you receive the proceeds on sale - Meredith Harington

Glen Bresler[Glen Bresler] Cashflow difficulties can arise when an agreement of sale is concluded in one tax year but proceeds (usually on transfer of the property) are received in the following tax year...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Graeme Palmer
How do you pay tax on cryptocurrencies?

How do you pay tax on cryptocurrencies?
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[Graeme Palmer] Cryptocurrencies are completely unregulated, and although not regarded as legal tender, there are no laws preventing them being used as payment...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Desiree Goodwin
Your will - is your executor qualified? - Meredith Harington

Desiree Goodwin[Desiree Goodwin] We all want to ensure that our loved ones are not unnecessarily burdened with complications after our death. One way to ensure that this does not occur is to appoint a suitably qualified executor...

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Hanno le Roux
Taxing of income earned from foreign employment - Meredith Harington

Hanno le Roux[Hanno le Roux] In this article we will examine what the current income tax legislation stipulates, how this is likely to change in the near future and what proactive steps expats can take to prepare their affairs...

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Desiree Goodwin
Sars error to have repercussions on taxpayers? - Meredith Harington

Desiree Goodwin[Desiree Goodwin] In yet another administrative blunder, Sars failed to update their systems for an interest increase gazetted on 29 April 2016...

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Desiree Goodwin
Planning on selling shares in your company? - Meredith Harington

Desiree Goodwin[Desiree Goodwin] Many business owners who are in the process of selling shares forget that, in addition to the normal income tax/capital gains tax implications to such sales, there is another tax which is also payable, viz. Securities Transfer Tax...

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Struan Robertson
Donations and tax - Meredith Harington

Struan Robertson[Struan Robertson] 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...

Posted 2 years ago | Like
Desiree Goodwin
Financial year end approaches - What you should be doing to save tax - Meredith Harington

Desiree Goodwin[Desiree Goodwin] As we approach the year end on 28 February and have a good idea of our overall income and tax position for the year, now is the time to take some critical decisions...

Posted 2 years ago | Like
Danette Breitenbach
SA drops in Paying Taxes Report ranking

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[Danette Breitenbach] South Africa has fallen 31 places from 20 out of 189 in the World Bank's Paying Taxes study...

Posted 2 years ago | Like
Glen Bresler
The good, the bad... and the ugly - Meredith Harington

Glen Bresler[Glen Bresler] The year ahead will see a tightening of the belts and the need by Treasury to increase revenues. We look ahead to see what challenges the taxman is likely to place before us in 2017...

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Desiree Goodwin
Do I need to be a provisional taxpayer? - Meredith Harington

Desiree Goodwin[Desiree Goodwin] We often get asked by clients whether they need to be a provisional taxpayer, whether they can be deregistered as a provisional taxpayer and how the payment of provisional tax works...

Posted 2 years ago | Like
Graeme Palmer
U-turn on withholding tax on foreign service fees

U-turn on withholding tax on foreign service fees
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[Graeme Palmer] Tax authorities have over the years introduced various withholding taxes to make it easier to collect tax from foreigners...

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Glen Bresler
Trust tax laws under fire again - Meredith Harington

Glen Bresler[Glen Bresler] For a number of years the laws relating to the taxation of income earned by inter-vivos trusts have been under the spotlight...

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Desiree Goodwin
Special voluntary disclosure programme - Meredith Harington

Desiree Goodwin[Desiree Goodwin] The Minister of Finance announced a special voluntary disclosure programme (SVDP) in his 2016 Budget Speech to give an opportunity to non-compliant taxpayers to voluntarily disclose offshore assets and income...

Posted 3 years ago | Like
Boris Dzhingarov
Maximising our gifts: Five uses for your tax refund - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] You've filed your taxes and now it's time to wait for your refund. But what will you do with that money when it arrives?...

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