Foreign Tax Practitioners With Merit Can Apply For A Critical Skill Visa

Foreign Tax Practitioners With Merit Can Apply For A Critical Skill Visa

In March 2021, the new draft Critical Skills List (“CSL”) was published by the Department of Home Affairs (“DHA”) for public comment before finalisation. While there is much speculation on last-minute changes to the list, the inclusion of tax professionals is one that is likely to remain.


Double-Edged Sword

The SA Revenue Service (SARS) intends to change the way it calculates the effective tax rates of people who receive income from more than one source, one of those being a retirement fund. This will be introduced as from 1 March 2022. The aim is to prevent these taxpayers from accumulating large tax debts when […]

Things to consider when preparing for your 2022 tax returns

Things To Consider When Preparing For Your 2022 Tax Returns

The deadline to submit your annual income tax returns has passed. Whether you missed this deadline, or you were a bit unprepared for your last submission, it is a good time to start planning for the 1 March 2021 to 28 February 2022 tax year. Not only will you be prepared when time comes to […]

The Christmas Compromise – Start The New Year On A Clean Slate

With the year fast drawing to a close, and in light of the tax return submission deadline being so graciously extended by the South African Revenue Service (“SARS”), many taxpayers are now stuck between a rock and a hard place, either pay SARS and face the frosty wrath of your loved ones when there is […]

SARS’ New Letters of Non-Residency – Hidden Teeth

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has recently started issuing letters to taxpayers working abroad, confirming their change in status to non-residents for tax purposes. This is a somewhat peculiar development for expatriates who have previously ceased their tax residency, as they are now requiring an additional step to objectively support their non-residency as issued […]