NEWS | ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT EXPAT TAX IS NOW IN ONE PLACE

The impact of the future tax treatment of income earned by South Africans while they are living and working abroad has been widely publicised. It has also contributed to the first publication of its kind that deals with the tax considerations of South Africans abroad or those with international interests, and foreigners working and living […]

NEWS | TAX RESIDENCY AND FINANCIAL EMIGRATION

The capping of the “expat tax” exemption on 28 February next year has become a hot topic of conversation among South Africans who work outside of the country or who are considering availing themselves of supposedly lucrative foreign employment opportunities. A major benefit of these jobs has been the ability to use the exemption to […]

EVENT | HOME AND AWAY: EXPATRIATE TAX LAW UNPACKED IN LONDON

The South African Chamber of Commerce (“SACC”) in the United Kingdom is pleased to announce that it has secured a presentation by Jerry Botha, from Tax Consulting South Africa (“TCSA”), on the new expatriate tax law change promulgated under South African law effective 01 March 2020. This is hot off the heels of the sold-out […]

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 | 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.

NEWS | EXPAT TAX 2020 ALL YOUR BURNING QUESTIONS ANSWERED BY OUR EXPERTS

As March 2020 approaches, when SA ‘Expat Tax’ is due to be implemented, we’ve been inundated with questions from South Africans working abroad. Here are some of the latest questions from SAPeople followers around the world, with answers kindly provided by the expert tax team at Tax Consulting South Africa.