On 7 July 2020, SARS issued an updated Confirmation of Diagnosis of Disability form (“ITR-DD”).
“Expats who follow shady advice to deregister as taxpayers with SARS will suffer in the long run,” says Jonty Leon, Legal Manager (Expatriate Tax) at Tax Consulting SA.
Government Holding on to South Africans’ Retirement Funds National Treasury published the Draft Tax Law Amendment Bill (“TLAB”) on 31 July 2020, with its accompanying Explanatory Memorandum.
The first period for provisional tax ends on 31st August. Provisional taxpayers must therefore have submitted their initial IRP6 return and settled any payments due by that date.
The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has undertaken to make the filing of annual tax returns for the 2020 filing season as seamless as possible for individuals who diligently fulfil their tax obligations.
The draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill (“TLAB”) was published on 31 July 2020. As announced in the Budget Speech, any South African leaving in future will be subject to a much stricter process from 1 March 2021 onwards. But there was also a surprise 3-year lockup announcement for anyone with a South African pension fund, […]
SARS’ announcement that it has started auto-assessing certain taxpayers may lead some people to believe they no longer need to worry about their tax submissions.
The draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill (“TLAB”) was published on 31 July 2020 and with it comes an overhaul of the regime for taking your retirement funds abroad.
Should the tax consequences of renting out a garden flat deter homeowners from earning some extra income? We weigh up the risks and rewards of residential rentals.
It seems the SARS Commissioner had an epiphany – make an example of delinquent taxpayers so others will fall in line.
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