ARTICLES RELATING TO TAX

Can I claim for using my own car for work?

2015-07-07 11:33

Can an employee have tax deducted for using his own vehicle for work purposes without receiving a car allowance, asks a Fin24 user.

Can I claim for travel expenses?

2015-07-02 03:38

A pensioner, currently doing contractual work in Randburg and Pretoria, wants to know if he can claim his travel expenses.

Working in Saudi, do I also pay tax in SA?

2015-07-02 03:04

A Fin24 user currently working in Saudi Arabia wants to know whether she should pay tax in South Africa as well.

Tax filing: No financial records yet, what now?

2015-07-02 02:22

A Fin24 user wants to know what is a company to do with regard to filing tax returns when said company has not traded yet.

WATCH: Skydiving granny still paying tax at 100

2015-07-01 14:58

The 100-year-old granny who went skydiving on her birthday this year has now added another crazy stunt to her bucket list: she paid her tax on the first day of tax filing season.

New treaty to protect SA tax base

2015-06-19 18:24

The new double tax treaty between SA and Mauritius is set to come into force next year, after renegotiation to give better protection to the SA tax base.

Wal-Mart has $76bn in overseas tax havens - study

2015-06-17 07:44

All of Wal-Mart’s roughly 3 500 stores in South Africa, China, Central America, the UK, Brazil, Japan and Chile appear to be owned through units in tax havens, a new study shows.

US votes for ban on internet access taxes

2015-06-10 16:51

The House of Representatives has voted to permanently bar US states from taxing internet access and replace a 17-year-old temporary ban.

Tax team recommends review of gold mining tax

2015-06-05 20:03

South Africa should review a preferential tax enjoyed by gold producers, a commission set up to look into taxes in the country says.

SA’s online TaxTim expands to Namibia

2015-06-04 14:04

The digital assistant service is extending into Africa after notching up 500 000 South African registered users who use the service to help submit their tax returns.

 

Taxpayers warned it's open season for scammers

2015-07-03 09:21

Tax filing season has barely begun and the first phishing emails are already doing the rounds, making it essential for taxpayers to be on high alert.

Temp teaching for 6 months, must she pay tax?

2015-07-02 03:20

A Fin24 user wants to know whether his spouse, who was a temporary teacher for six months, is eligible to pay tax.

Filing returns for an education trust

2015-07-02 02:45

Advice for a Fin24 user who has a few questions regarding filing tax returns for an education trust.

Sars tax target R1.1trn for 2015

2015-07-01 18:21

The National Treasury has set a tax collection target of R1.1trn which the South African Revenue Service aims to achieve for the 2015-16 fiscal year.

Time to file tax returns

2015-06-30 12:21

Tax filing season is due to start in less than 12 hours, and taxpayers are advised to have all the required supporting documentation before filing.

Shuttleworth tax battle explained

2015-06-18 12:51

The Constitutional Court has explained the legalities behind billionaire South African entrepreneur Mark Shuttleworth's R250.5m exit levy.

Clinton pledges to rewrite tax code if elected

2015-06-15 18:00

US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton says she would rewrite the US tax code if she is elected so that it rewards hard work.

Scrapping UK air travel tax will boost economy

2015-06-10 15:15

Abolishing its tax on air travel could boost Britain's economy by 1.7% by 2020, say British Airways and easyJet.

We’re too soft on capitalists – Jeremy Cronin

2015-06-04 18:17

Jeremy Cronin is ashamed to say he is part of a government that “unwisely introduced too much liberalisation and allowed monopoly capital in South Africa to escape” and even evade tax.

Sars won't back down on Malema tax debt

2015-06-03 09:20

EFF leader Julius Malema's compromise agreement over money he owed the taxman fell away when his sequestration application was withdrawn, the SA Revenue Services says.

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