NEWS | FINANCIAL EMIGRATION – REQUIREMENTS AND MISCONCEPTIONS

There is a lot of misinformation circling in the South African expatriate community about the amended expatriate tax law taking effect on 1 March 2020 and the process of Financial Emigration. We often have clients approach us where they have been subjected to scaremongering or solicited by “one-man” bands promoting their own agenda.

NEWS | SOUTH AFRICAN EXPAT TAX: YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED BY THE EXPERTS

With South Africans who live or work abroad facing the imminent introduction of “expat tax”, there has been a lot of scaremongering and confusion. Recently the expert tax team at Tax Consulting South Africa kindly offered to answer SAPeople members’ questions. Here you will find a selection of the questions submitted and answers by Jerry Botha, Managing Partner […]

NEWS | EMPLOYEE BURSARY BENEFITS BECOMING POPULAR INCENTIVE AMONG COMPANIES

The ability for employees and business owners to pre-tax structure their relatives’ school and tertiary education fees remains one of the few available but seldom used tax planning opportunities.

SIX SARS AUDIT TIPS FOR THE CAPTURED

Last week we were asked what Mr Edward Kieswetter’s first actions should be when he takes over the reins at SARS on 1 May. The answer for us was a no-brainer, crack down on those implicated in the State Capture Inquiry, starting with the beans spilled on Bosasa.

NEWS | THE IMPLICATIONS OF GIVING INFORMAL LEGAL ADVICE

It is not uncommon that, on an informal basis, a legal practitioner would be asked for a view on a legal matter that a particular person is facing with at the time. This may happen in a social gathering or some or other informal setting where there is no formal relationship between the practitioner (qua […]