Taxpayers received a welcome message of support from Finance Minister, Tito Mboweni, in delivering his 2021 Budget Speech. In adopting a focus on economic recovery, following an unprecedented year of job losses, the Minister has for a second consecutive year afforded some relief to taxpayers with an above-inflation increase in the personal income tax brackets […]
In our recent newsletter, Tax compliance or jail, we warned that your clients could face penalties or prison sentences for negligent non-compliance with South Africa’s tax legislation.
The financial emigration law amendment that comes into effect on 1 March could cause a mass exodus of South Africa’s tax base, says Professor Jannie Rossouw, head of Wits Business School.
A new set of tax law amendments, signed by President Cyril Ramaphosa, and promulgated on 20 January 2021 has granted SARS all the legal fire power it needs to impose criminal sanctions on taxpayers who neglect their tax affairs.
With South Africa and the world at large facing an economic downturn as a result of various factors, not the least of which being the Covid-19 pandemic, SARS is on a mission to plug the existing gaps in tax revenue collection and compliance.
As 28 February 2021 looms near on the horizon, so too does the deadline for the second provisional tax submissions for 2021.
The President, on 15 January 2021, assented to the Taxation Laws Amendment Act No. 23 of 2020 (“TLAA”), which was subsequently promulgated on 20 January 2021.
South African expatriates have been kept in suspense regarding a proposed law change aimed at providing relief to those who could not leave the country under lockdown.
With COVID-19 burdening the economy and SARS seeking to increase its revenues however it can, organisations with misconceptions about how certain payroll elements should be taxed may unknowingly be exposing themselves financially.
The President has given effect to the 2020 tax proposals by signing three tax Acts into law. On 15 January 2021, the President gave his assent to the Rates and Monetary Amounts and Amendment of Revenue Laws Act No. 22 of 2020 (“Rates Act”), the Taxation Laws Amendment Act No. 23 of 2020 (“TLAA”) and […]
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