Greece, Switzerland resume talks

2015-03-26 12:30

Greece and Switzerland are to hold a new round of talks on a deal designed to help the cash-strapped Mediterranean country recover billions of euros in unpaid taxes.

SARS remains solid institution - Nene

2015-03-24 16:38

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has underpinned his belief that the South African Revenue Service is a "solid institution".

China remarriages surge in divorce tax loophole

2015-03-20 09:00

Twice as many divorced couples are remarrying in China's financial capital as did so before fiscal changes made splitting up a way to avoid property taxes.

Clueless about tax returns

2015-03-16 13:05

A Fin24 user blames his lack of education about filing income tax returns for his current predicament.

SARS unit an 'open secret'

2015-03-09 14:26

The "secret" and "covert investigation unit" of the SA Revenue Service has reportedly not been that secret after all.

Matthew Lester unpacks wealth taxes in light of the Budget Speech

2015-03-04 12:11

Matthew Lester unpacks the National Budget Speech in light of wealth taxes, what the changes are, and what they mean.

Swiss signs tax info sharing deal with Australia

2015-03-03 16:30

Switzerland has signed a deal with Australia to exchange tax information, the first such agreement under an international framework to swap tax information.

Clamp down on illicit cigarette trade - BAT

2015-02-26 13:01

SA has a huge illegal cigarette trade and National Treasury should increase its focus on cigarette manufacturers and importers who evade taxes, says BAT.

Tax hike will hit economy, laments union

2015-02-26 07:45

Increasing income tax for individuals will have a negative effect on economic growth, union United Association of SA said on Wednesday.

Industry welcomes tobacco tax hike

2015-02-25 17:14

The Tobacco Institute of SA (Tisa) has given Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene a pat on the back for maintaining the 52c tax on tobacco products.


SARS 'rogue' unit report not given to MPs

2015-03-25 12:52

The South African Revenue Service has declined to provide a parliamentary committee with a report on a so-called rogue unit, citing intelligence concerns.

UK tax relief cut set to boost pension transfers

2015-03-23 12:27

The UK’s latest tax relief cut is bound to motivate expat British pensioners to move their pensions out of the UK, says an industry expert.

Nene names panel to advise SARS

2015-03-20 05:00

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has announced the seven-member advisory committee to advise him on matters relating to the SA Revenue Service.

Caution required! Finding a place for tax free investments in your portfolio

2015-03-12 10:44

An analyst talks about the tax free investment incentive, exactly why government is being so generous and how it can be applied by the average investor.

SA tax after emigrating to Australia

2015-03-06 16:40

A Fin24 user plans to live in Australia permanently and is not sure about the tax implications regarding his salary from an SA company.


On this week's episode of The Science Inside, the Wits Radio Academy looks at the science behind tax. Watch.

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Two key encouraging messages in budget 2015

2015-02-27 18:05

There are two key encouraging messages from Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene's budget according to the tax director at Deloitte, Anthea Scholtz, .


Ernst & Young tax director Russel Smith and SAIT's Keith Engel examine the tax implications in the 2015/16 Budget.

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Motorists to cough up R17bn extra as Nene milks fuel levy

2015-02-26 06:43

After a hefty 80.5c a litre, South Africa’s tax take from the pump price of petrol and diesel jumps into line with that of First World countries at 41%.

Budget mixed message for taxpayers - PWC

2015-02-25 17:05

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene's 2015/16 budget contained mixed messages for individual taxpayers, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) says.

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