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NEWS | SOUTH AFRICA’S SHRINKING TAX BASE PILES PRESSURE ON SARS

Over the course of lockdown, pundits have shared some harrowing statistics regarding the increase in unemployment in South Africa. In general, our unemployment rates are moving in the wrong direction and the affected households have suffered great hardship as a result, but it is important to understand what this means for our tax base and […]

Last Chance For SA Expatriates To Come Clean With SARS

NEWS | LAST CHANCE FOR SA EXPATRIATES TO COME CLEAN WITH SARS

South Africans living or working abroad can no longer avoid the long arm of SARS. Under pressure to meet its revenue quotas, the tax authority has started auditing the country’s non-compliant expatriates in earnest.

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NEWS | SARS IS AWARE OF YOUR OFFSHORE ASSETS

The days where SARS shuts its eyes to taxpayers’ offshore holdings are thing of the past. SARS is finally utilising the Automatic Exchange of Information regime to pin down taxpayers who have not disclosed their offshore interests and numerous taxpayers have already received some alarming notices to this effect.

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NEWS | MARCH 2021 A WATERSHED FOR RETIREMENT FUNDS IN SOUTH AFRICA: 5 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW

1 March 2021 marks a watershed for retirement funds in South Africa, says Jean du Toit, attorney and head of tax technical at Tax Consulting South Africa.

Successfully Navigating Important SA Government Document Renewals While Living Abroad

NEWS | SUCCESSFULLY NAVIGATING IMPORTANT SOUTH AFRICAN GOVERNMENT DOCUMENT RENEWALS WHILE LIVING ABROAD

As a South Africa working and living abroad, there is nothing more frustrating than incessant delays on applications for new and/or renewals of South African Government-issued documentation (referred to as “Civic services”).