ARTICLES RELATING TO TAX

WATCH: Pravin Gordhan’s message of hope to SA

2016-08-25 15:05

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan delivered a powerful message to South Africans on the state of the economy when debating political commentator Justice Malala.

How sugar tax will create future taxpayers

2016-08-24 21:30

A sugar tax should be seen as part of the serious intervention needed to ensure the taxpayer of today is around to boost SA's economy of tomorrow, says an accounting body.

Sugar tax could slash GDP by R14bn - BevSA

2016-08-23 17:07

The proposed tax on sugar sweetened beverages could reduce the industry’s contribution to SA’s GDP by R14bn, claims BevSA.

UK labour would raise corporate tax to fund students

2016-08-17 10:30

The UK’s opposition Labour Party says it would reverse cuts to student funding made by the incumbent Conservative administration if it wins power.

Dire consequences for non-disclosure of offshore income, assets

2016-08-11 17:07

The offshore special voluntary disclosure programme takes effect this year, cautions a tax expert.

The ins and outs of capital gains tax

2016-07-26 19:14

It is important for prospective sellers to understand the implications capital gains tax could have on their sale.

South Africans missing out on tax-free savings tool - survey

2016-07-19 11:31

Most South Africans are missing out on a tax-free savings tool that could bring massive rewards in the future, a survey reveals.

Pravin Gordhan’s 10-point solution to tax evasion

2016-07-14 14:45

Uniform and effective global strategies are needed to address tax avoidance, says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan in his ten-point plan to tackle the scourge.

5 financial tips you might not have thought of

2016-07-05 07:00

People are willing to work hard to earn money, but spend no time protecting it or understanding how best to use it, says Dean Gerber, who has revealed his latest insights.

Sars sees grapes, not wine when taxing farmers

2016-06-17 06:00

A recent judgment shows the pitfalls for farmers in terms of how they have to account for any produce that has not been disposed of at the end of their tax year.

 

Zuma tempting tax revolt – has his ANC learnt nothing from etolls?

2016-08-25 11:14

Tax revolts are not always grandstanding affairs like a Boston Tea Party and boycotts by the self-righteous are much more effective, says Alec Hogg.

Treasury to close net on tax loopholes

2016-08-24 19:56

A number of tax loopholes are about to close if National Treasury gets its way with proposed changes to income tax legislation.

Brexit may cut tax revenue by 13%

2016-08-23 13:45

Brexit will hit the Scottish economy and cut the semi-autonomous government’s tax revenue by as much as 13% by 2030, says First Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s admin.

Tax bill proposals give tax ombud more teeth

2016-08-15 14:14

Proposals for the Tax Administration Laws Amendment Bill, will not be compromising the powers of the tax ombud.

Business groups see ‘home run’ with Trump’s lower corporate tax

2016-08-09 09:26

Business groups have praised a proposal by Donald Trump to take the US federal corporate tax from the highest to one of the lowest among developed nations.

Matthew Lester: Offshore disclosure door opens as #PanamaPapers leak lingers

2016-07-21 20:32

A new ruling gives non-compliant taxpayers a window to disclose offshore assets - but those who miss the boat could face criminal charges, warns a tax expert.

Gordhan: Only 1% at top benefit from globalisation

2016-07-15 07:00

Tax evasion is a contributor to inequality. This means that the poor and lower-middle class still have not experienced the benefits of globalisation.

How to bring down your tax burden

2016-07-11 19:53

No one can escape the taxman's noose, but there are ways to lessen your tax liability. An expert gives some tips and advice on how you can do this.

It's cool to pay taxes, says Sars boss Tom Moyane

2016-07-01 13:28

Paying taxes is "cool", says Sars commissioner Tom Moyane during a "walking for tax" initiative on the official opening of 2016's tax season, to create awareness.

Gordhan rejects accusations he misused SA public money

2016-06-12 18:06

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has rejected accusations that he misused public money to set up an investigative unit when he led Sars.

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