EVENT | BRITISH CHAMBER LEXIS NEXIS – EXPATRIATE TAX BOOK LAUNCH

The British Chamber in South Africa will be hosting the October/November Business Briefing at the Inanda Club in Sandton on Wednesday, 30 October 2019 and at the Brasserie at the Stack in Cape Town on Thursday, 7 November 2019. The events will include a presentation from Jerry Botha, Managing Partner of Tax Consulting South Africa, […]

NEWS | EXPATRIATE TAX – LEXISNEXIS PUBLISHES DEFINITIVE GUIDE

There are extremely good reasons for South African expatriates and their employers to be deeply confused and uncertain on “the expat tax”.

NEWS | COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE NOW AVAILABLE TO ADDRESS EXPAT TAX

With the effective date drawing closer, South African expatriates and their employers have little time to come to grips with the looming “expat tax” and how it will affect them when it comes into effect on 1 March 2020. Those who fail to understand this tax amendment that will bring considerable change to the South […]

NEWS | SARS HAS EXPATS AT A CROSS ROAD

The time for making a decision on how to deal with the fundamental tax change for South Africans earning foreign income abroad is fast running out.

NEWS | COMPENSATION FUND LAUNCHES NEW ONLINE SYSTEMS

The Compensation Fund recently shut down the CF-Filing system and reverted to the previous electronic platform: cfonline.labour.gov.za. which links employers to eCOID – Compensation Made Easy.

NEWS | HOW SARS WILL DEAL WITH SOUTH AFRICA’S TAX REVOLT

South African Revenue Service (SARS) commissioner Edward Kieswetter has stated that the revenue service needs to prosecute tax dodgers to prevent a widespread tax revolt.

NEWS | MORE AND MORE SOUTH AFRICANS ARE EMIGRATING TO MAURITIUS

The number of South Africans leaving the country on a permanent basis has increased “exponentially” and many are opting for the island life in Mauritius, not only for its beauty, but certainly for greater financial and tax security.

NEWS | EXPAT TAX – SUPREME COURT OF APPEAL HANDS SARS BIG WIN OVER BMW AND THEIR BIG 4 ADVISORS

The Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) delivered a judgment on 6 September 2019 that handed SARS one of their most influential wins in recent times. The SARS Commissioner did not pull any punches and took BMW South Africa to task on tax services performed for their expatriates by their top tier advisors KPMG and PWC. […]

NEWS | THE TAX REVOLT IS ALREADY IN FULL SWING

For some time now, there has been murmurs of a tax revolt amongst South African taxpayers. For too many reasons to mention, South African taxpayers, sometimes publicly, contemplate the notion of disregarding their tax obligations. The SARS Commissioner has taken note of the pervasive disillusionment amongst taxpayers and noted his concern at this year’s Tax […]

NEWS | DON’T FORGET THESE DEDUCTIONS WHEN SUBMITTING YOUR TAX RETURNS

During tax season, citizens will flock to the South African Revenue Service’s (SARS) branches to submit their annual tax returns. However, when doing so, some people always focus on remuneration tax and forget about other deductions.